10 Essential Items for Every Bug Out Bag
Everyone has an opinion on what goes into the perfect bug out bag, and you know what they say about opinions. Personally, I prefer to carry lots of gear and supplies, and I’m in excellent physical condition so I can do so for extended periods over rough terrain. Others prefer the minimalist approach. Which approach is correct? Both; it all comes down to your own needs and preferences, but there are a few essential items all experts can agree on.... Read More »
Assembling a Get Home Bag Part 2: Food, Water, Shelter, and Fire
This is Part 2 of Assembling a Get Home Bag. In this video I talk a little bit about the recent weather where a Get Home Bag would have come in handy. I cove...
Get-Home Bag - Imagine this, you’re 40 miles from home doing some errands in the city & the Big One has just hit. It cripples communication & power lines, halts public transportation, & has just left your car buried under a heaping pile of concrete. With the power down, your bug-out bag stuck in the car, and some of the zombies coming out to take advantage of the situation, your family is depending on you to get home NOW - do you have the resources to make the trek back home by foot?
My "Get Home Bag".
This video documents the contents of my "Get Home Bag" to date; I intend to add a few more things. I am sure that the contents will be changing over time and...
How to Build a Get Home Bag
Your Get Home Bag is just as important as your Bug Out Bag. They are similar in concept and design, but the end goal is altogether different.
Willow Haven Outdoor Survival Training
Is it time for BOB to go on a diet??? One very popular question I get is about Bug Out Bag weight. Unfortunately, it’s never that there is TOO MUCH space left over in the pack. I’m always ask for ideas about how to reduce pack weight and eliminate unnecessary items. Below are 6 tips I’ve come up with for cutting weight from your BOB. Hopefully, one will work for you or at least help you brainstorm a creative solution. I’ve found that when you’re really getting serious about cutting Bug Out…