Bug Out Essentials

Bug Out

Some of the things I include in my Bug Out Bag

(In no particular order)

First your content should reflect the needs of your family and the reason for the bag being created

  1. First Aid/ Medication
    1. Any medications required to be taken
    2. Pain relief medications
    3. Pre-made or Self-made medical kit (band aids, antibiotic ointment, insect repellent, mylar blanket etc.)
  1. Non-Perishable food
    1. Protein Bars/Shakes
    2. canned items
    3. Meals-Ready to-Eat (MRE)
    4. Pots/Pans to cook food
  1. Water
    1. Bottled water
    2. Purification system
      1. Tablets
      2. Filter system
  1. Heat source
    1. Spark/ignition system
    2. Matches
    3. Fuel source
    4. Waterproof storage
  1. Clothing
    1. Climate appropriate
    2. Enough to last several days
    3. Think layers
  1. Hygiene
    1. Hand sanitizer/wipes
    2. Toilet paper
    3. Toothbrush and toothpaste
    4. Soap
  1. Lighting
    1. Chem lights
    2. Flashlight
    3. Candle
    4. Extra batteries
  1. Communications
    1. Cellphone
    2. 2-way radio
  1. Tools
    1. Choose the most appropriate for your skill level
    2. Multi-tool
    3. Crescent wrench/vice grip pliers
    4. Hammer
  1. Weapons
    1. Choose the most appropriate for your skill level
    2. Ammunition
    3. Machete
  1. Travel aids
    1. CASH
    2. Maps/GPS/Compass
    3. Paper/Pencil

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