We often find ourselves captivated by tales of a lone survivor bugging out in the apocalypse, whether it’s a man and his trusty long-life friend or perhaps a canine companion by his side. He’s the quintessential American hero, always embroiled in dangerous situations and doing what he must to survive.
Evacuate with a customized bug-out boat
Many of America’s largest cities, including Manhattan, are paradoxically located in geographically isolated areas of the country. Although one in 38 Americans lives in New York City, much of the city is bound by water, making it only marginally connected to the mainland. Consequently, in the event of a major disaster, such as a grid outage, terrorist attack, or a national pandemic, the city’s eight million residents will be dependent on a few bridges for safe passage.
The Realities Of Bugging Out
To avoid chaos in an emergency, plan ahead of time for potential scenarios so you can make an informed and realistic decision about your destination. This is obviously a serious decision, and it is dependent on a number of factors.
How To Protect Your Camp From Invasive Trespassers
Whether you’re camping with your family or find yourself in a survival scenario, your camp should be a location where you can find protection and security while also recharging your mind and body to face any obstacles that may arise.
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Learn How To Customize Your Bug-Out Vehicle
The value of four-wheel drive in a Bug-Out Vehicle (BOV) cannot be overstated. Even the best off-road vehicles require assistance from time to time. Whether you have a 4×4 vehicle or not, various tools and modifications are necessary for off-road travel, especially in bad weather.
Consider This When Picking Survival Bags Or Backpacks
Any serious prepper will have a bunch of survival bags set up in various locations for a number of potential disasters. Everyone talks about what these bags should include, but almost no one talks about the bag itself. Today, that situation changes, and we’ll look at how we can choose a bag that should last more than the resources it holds.
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How To Prepare For Emergency Evacuation
Learning how to properly evacuate from your home and region is a critical step not only for preppers but for anyone living in disaster-prone areas. If there is a history of natural disasters occurring in your region or if you believe your home won’t be safe when the brown stuff hits the fan, you should be able to prepare your family for potentially having to evacuate someday.
The Importance Of Mapping Your Home Region Before Disaster Strikes
Odds are, you will be in your home region when the proverbial brown stuff hits the fan. That is, in general, a good thing since you will be able to better cope with the crisis. In theory, you are familiar with your environment, and you should be able to use it to your advantage. However, being familiar with and mapping your home region are two separate things.
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Planning To Evacuate The City When The SHTF
As it has been shown in history, evacuation announcements come at a moment’s notice and having your gear ready means you’ll be that much ahead of the crowds already choking the roads out of town.
How To Buy A Canoe – Tips And Recommendations
Nothing beats a canoe for good times on the water, or for bad times during emergencies. I did quite a bit of research before I bought my canoe, and I’m very pleased with it. I took the time to learn what would handle the best and do what I wanted it to do.
Putting Together A Seventy-two-hour Kit And Other Tips
As someone who has established a self-sufficient lifestyle, you understand the world you live in has no certainties. Storms may damage your food and water supplies, a particularly harsh winter may readily deplete your heating sources, and a power grid failure can put a strain on even the most eco-friendly homes.
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Shelter In Place or Bug Out?
Stay or go? This is the first and sometimes most difficult question we may have to ask ourselves in an emergency. Emergency events are not only disruptive to our physical situation, but they are also disruptive to our mental status as they can happen anytime, anywhere and to anyone.
Bugging Out With Camels
This article is not meant to be a joke. On the opposite, it finds its roots in one of the most underrated chapters of America’s history.