Emergency Preparedness Bug Out Bag

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I have been that means to revise my “Bug out bag” aka emergency preparedness bag for some time now. It is usually cross utilized with my tenting gear. In an emergency state of affairs or in a SHTF situation it must be grabbed and go! So ideally it might want to an merchandise on it is personal.

My ideas are constructing it from scratch, despite the fact that I have already got a few of these gadgets. In doing so, I’ve determined to submit it right here for all to see and get some concepts.

This ought to be a reasonably full record with redundancies going by the motto “Two is one and one is none”.

Whole weight is approximated at 33lbs rounded up and it is package deal weight. Loaded weight should not exceed 20% of physique weight. This is available in at 16% complete physique weight for myself. Dwelling within the coastal south, hurricanes and flooding have effected my space. This bag is geared for that surroundings. Subsequent up can be luggage for your entire household.

I’ve included gadgets I’ve owned or gadgets which can be extremely regarded. I’ve tried to not embody any low-cost knock off gadgets. In relation to survival or an emergency state of affairs we do not need failure.

I already personal the Kelty Redwing and I prefer it’s area and luxury. I’ve the Sawyer Squeeze and a Life Straw (not added to this record). I even have the Mora knife, Kershaw, Gerber.

I’ve a number of Anker merchandise they usually appear dependable. I’ve owned the Mudman look ahead to years and can hold it within the bag as a backup to my main sensible watch. I’ve contemplated including in a write within the rain notice pad. Some taking part in playing cards. What will not be listed is something self protection associated or private paperwork as backup.

The associated fee from scratch for all of this? Slightly below $2,000 not together with tax. Excellent news with Amazon Prime it ships free.

The Checklist:

The Bag 4lbs

Shelter 5lbs

Clothes 5lbs- Southeast moist local weather

Hearth 1lbs-Two is One and One is None

Water 2.5lbs-Two is One and One is None

Meals 3lbs

Cooking 3.5lbs

Gentle / Energy / Radio 4lbs

Utility 2lbs

Cordage 2lbs

Navigation 1lb

First Aide 1lb