Bugging Out

Bugging out refers to your evacuation in the event of an emergency or a disaster. In some cases, you might not have a choice but to leave your home and head for greener pastures.

 

The bug out journey will be riddled with dangers: thugs, hungry people, downed trees, collapses bridges, wild animals, blocked roads, dead and and many, many more.

 

Read the articles below and start making your bug out plan today.

Can You Bug Out in an RV?

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When it comes to preparing to bug out, one of the most important considerations is your actual transportation. Unless you and all of your family members are in extremely good physical condition and are used to regularly hiking or walking long distances, your last resort should be bugging out on …

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Route Planning for Bugging Out

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One potential response to a crisis you might choose to employ is bugging out. Evacuating, fleeing, getting the hell out of Dodge, whatever you want to call it, your success or failure will be predicated on knowing where you are going and just as importantly how’ll get there. Travelling during …

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Forget The Woods, Bug Out To These Places Instead

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There’s a popular strategy among new preppers and among some experienced, yet stubborn, preppers who think that bugging out to a random patch of woods is their best option when SHTF. If you are in either of these camps, you may be setting yourself up for a harsh reality check …

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The Perfect Bug Out Bag First Aid Kit

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When things go wrong, and especially when SHTF, your level of medical preparedness can be critical to your survival or the survival of your family members. Many people who begin to learn about prepping, bugging out, and being prepared get sucked into the gear buying vortex created by the survival/prepping …

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How to Inspect Your Bug Out Bag

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A packed BOB features prominently into most preparedness lore and the individual plans of many preppers themselves. That bag of tricks and tools is akin to your ejection seat or parachute when disaster is looming: grab the handle and go, no fuss, no muss, no scrambling to make ready. And …

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12 Things You Should Not Put in Your BOB

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BOBs are prepper mainstays, our invaluable combination pantry, toolbox and gear locker when tough times call for desperate measures. If the time comes that you ever need to strap on your BOB and giddy up you can assume that things are dire indeed. This is a big part of the …

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18 Critical Items to Keep in Your BOB

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Debates carry on endlessly about what one should or should not keep in a BOB. Preppers furnish meticulously detailed and designed lists of their BOBs’ contents only for other to tear it apart for some real or imagined inconsistency or incompatibility with their environment or intended mode of egress. This …

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Should The Elderly Attempt to Bug Out?

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Bugging out is a commonly discussed and planned event for the self-sufficient. Many preppers are well-acquainted with the concept, and thanks to an abundance of expert knowledge and insights to be found on the topic there are very few of us into prepping that don’t have a passable plan to …

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