Now this solves your bug out bag problem!
Is your bag complete? Do you have one for your car? Do you have one?
Well, there’s now an awesome internet site that helps you build, buy, and ship your pack. How? They start with 29 product categories including:
Each category has several products from different manufacturers, all with customer reviews. As you make your selections, as you build out your bag, the tool (the website) tracks in real time the weight, volume, pricing, and progress of your build.
When you’re done, you check out through Amazon “knowing how much your bug out bag will weigh, as well as knowing that all of your gear will fit into it”.
Source: Scott Hunt, of Practical Preppers, discusses the tool on the short video below:
Here’s the link to the website tool: eBugout. It can’t get easier than this.
Image: Dan Evans
Burying a cache of supplies you might need in an emergency situation is a great survival strategy.
You could plant more than one cache along your bug out route, or in different locations if it’s an “urban cache”. However, never bury it too close to your actual bug out camp in case it’s now occupied by others outside your group.
One of our favorite folks, Survival Lilly, uses a plastic, general purpose first aid container to store the supplies to be buried: no rust and the rubber seal makes it waterproof (for a few years).
So what’s in it? Here’s the list:
The Canadian Prepper wanted to see what it would be like to spend a night outdoors in below 30°C (-22°F) temperatures. He wanted to condition himself to the harsh realities of having to bug out into the deep woods in the thick of Canadian prairie winter.
And he went by himself.
He was testing Aeris (by fortress Gear) base layer clothing for a future video, so he wore no winter jacket. Tough test.
He drove as far as he could on a snowed-in road, hiked through thick brush with his monowalker ( a sled and rickshaw blend), and set up camp in raw woodlands.
As a responsible and diligent prepper, you’ve been stocking up on supplies your family will need in the event of a natural or man-caused disaster.
You know each family member requires at least 72 hours of survival stocks. Probably much more.