Picking the right sleeping pads is something all preppers should consider with great care. Sleep has a direct relationship with just about every other aspect of your life. While a solid night’s sleep can affect our day-to-day life in some important ways, in a survival situation, it means the difference between life and death.
“Of packing of many bags there is no end.” I think Ecclesiastes said that. His quote may have been a bit different, but the king was getting at the same idea. The bugout bag is an evolution. You must not look at your bugout bag as a stagnant entity. If you do, it will provide you with stagnant results.
If you’re going to be spending time in the wilderness, you had better come as prepared as you possibly can. It’s not always easy predicting what will happen to you when you’re hiking through a dense forest, it’s good practice to have everything that you might possibly need. Your survival may depend on having and using these items.
When equipping a bug out bag with necessary items for an overnight experience in the wild, things can get tricky. Many people will pick between a sleeping bag and a space blanket without actually comparing the two. To make things easier and help them decide, I’ve added my pros and cons based on my personal experience.
I’ve used to travel a lot and I still go abroad occasionally. My business took me to countries few Americans consider safe and I’ve learned a lot from each trip. Surviving abroad requires a certain level of preparedness, but also a traveling etiquette that needs to be respected to the letter.
A bug out bag needs to be loaded with all the essentials that enable you to survive for more than three days. Since making a bug out bag requires some serious thought and planning, there are those who prefer buying a pre-packed, commercial bug out bag. If that is the case here is what you should know before making a purchase.
A bug out bag is one of the items that needs to be carefully put together in order to provide comfort for the owner. This bag is intended to keep you alive for 72 hours or more. Its organization is as important as the items it holds. The bug out bag packing tips listed in this article will help you better organize your survival bag.
Survival kits are much more than bags needed to survive the harsh conditions in some nameless wilderness, they are actually useful for a variety of applications. The term “survival kit” is somewhat misleading, as it implies that the kit contains everything that you need to make it out of the woods or some such thing. They can be used for much more than that.
We are used to swipe our credit cards every day and get the items we need. Today, we even use our phones to pay for the things we desire. However, in the event of a regional emergency, your credit cards will become useless for quite a while. This is why it’s important to keep cash in your bug out bag or on you at all times.
We prepare for the worst and we do everything we can to assure the safety of our loved ones. However, a crisis can hit unexpectedly and the timing and manner in which you act will determine your odds for survival. Before you start evacuating or hunkering down, there are some questions you need to ask yourself.
I travel a lot and even though some of my work projects happen near my home state, others will take me abroad in unknown areas. If you are preparedness-minded and you happen to travel due to various reasons, you should consider building a travel bug out bag. One that complies with various federal and international restrictions.
Since I’m an avid promoter of off-grid living and an outdoor enthusiast, I try to discover and share new things that would make life easier for those who love these types of lifestyle. Something caught my attention this week and I decided to share my findings with my readers. This new invention is called the honey badger wheel and it is basically a pack mule solution for hunters, preppers, off-griders and anyone who loves the outdoors.
A bug out bag is built around the idea that its content will help you survive for 72 hours. Basically, within three days you should be able to reach safe heaven. In this article, we will discuss about the basics for choosing the bag itself.