Potable Aqua PURE Electrolytic Water Purifier for Pure Drinking Water

Potable Aqua PURE Electrolytic Water Purifier for Pure Drinking Water Purification for Hiking and SurvivalThis is one of the most impressive items I’ve added to my Bug Out Bag in a long time!

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Katadyn Hiker Pro

Katadyn Hiker Pro Water Filter for clean waterA must-have for your hiking bag or 72-hour bug out bag. 

One of the things I see questionable with most Bug Out Bag Checklists is the 1 Gallon of Water needed per day.  So for a 72 hour bag, you need 3 Gallons of H2O, and at 8.34 lbs. per Gallon, you’re looking at adding 25.02 lbs. for your water.  [Read more…]

How to Create Your Personal 72-Hour Survival Kit

BOB, Get Out of Dodge Bag, GOOD, or 72 Hour Bag

I started writing this article and creating this blog at the request of several people asking, “what should I do to prepare for _______ (some kind of emergency)?”.  You simply can’t run around your residence in an emergency, effectively organizing everything you will need, and have a high probability of survival.  Whether you are fearful of earthquakes, adverse weather, flu epidemics, etc., you need to prepare ahead of time with your own personalized Bug Out Bag (also known as BOB, Get Out of Dodge Bag, GOOD, or 72 Hour Bag).  [Read more…]