Instant Bug Out Bag – The Wrong Way
How To Build A Bug-Out Bag
The devastation experienced as a result of natural disasters like 2012’s Hurrican Sandy is a wakeup call…
Widespread power outages and flooding destroyed homes while leaving others without food, water, and electricity.
Unfortunately, many in the path of the storm didn’t heed the evacuation warning and paid the ultimate price with over 100 now reported dead…
Toddlers were stripped away from a mother’s arms and carried off in the flood waters.
A teen son stayed to help his father in a basement that within seconds was filled with water – both drowned.
Parents were crushed in their car by a falling tree, leaving 2 children in the back seat orphaned.
Look, when a disaster is coming your way, there’s a time to stay… and a time to leave.
You and I both know that disaster can strike at any time and you and your family could be forced to leave your home and “bug out” to safer refuge.
But 99.9% people are simply NOT prepared to evacuate at a moment’s notice.
You MUST Have A “Bug-Out Bag” Ready At All Times!
This is the #1 rule of preparedness when you’re forced to evacuate.
A bug-out bag (B.O.B. for short) is your go-to survival kit you can reach out and grab with all of the items you need to get to your next destination.
At a minimum, you should plan for 72 hours – but it could be longer depending upon the crisis.
But the big question everyone asks is…
“What Should I Put In My Bug-Out Bag?”
This is probably the most talked about topic in prepper circles and if you’re like most people, here’s what you do…
* Buy an “Army bag”
* Google “bug out bag contents”
* Copy list – hit the sporting goods store – pack up
Ta – Dahhhhhhhh! “Instant bug-out bag”, right?
Wrong, wrong, wrong!
Yes, there are lists and lists across the internet about what to put in a B.O.B. – but most of these lists are pure fantasy.
The #1 Bug-Out Bag Mistake
Here’s what most people don’t realize when they’re building out a survival evacuation kit for bugging out…
What you pack, you must also CARRY!
Most lists are filled with too much unnecessary stuff and quite frankly, the WRONG items you need.
If you really want the best bug-out bag list, you need to think “light infantry” in how you pack in order to get to your destination as quickly as possible.
How To Build Your Bug-Out Bag
- Question EVERYTHING you put in your bag as to whether it’s really necessary or not.
- Forget the heavy gear checklist items like a tent, tarps, rope, MRE’s, etc.
- Always look for lighter alternatives and select only the gear that’s absolutely critical to your survival during a 72 hour (max 1 week) bug-out.
So here’s your bug-out bag action plan…
If you don’t have a bug-out bag – start one from scratch with only the ultra-light necessities you need to make it to safety.
If you already have a bug-out bag – empty it out and question everything all over again.
(We created what we consider the ultimate ultra-light bug-out bag list in our program at www.SurvivalKitBugOutBag.com/bag)
If in doubt… leave it out.