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While its not always feasible for many people to invest in a bugout property we always thing about it. Preppers are looking for that perfect chunk of land that they can both start a new life on and hide from the apocalypse.
Some preppers find that land and move there under the guise of homesteading. They travel further to work but the benefits are extreme because they are living the life they wish. The turn the bugout location into a home and a new lifestyle.
If you find yourself in position to buy a piece of property, what would you look for? Have you considered that?
Obviously the first and most important consideration is where you are located. You want to be prepared for the storms to come and you want a bugout location to be far away from the madness of cities and highly populated areas.
If you have a bugout location during something like a collapse you are going to need a method to grow some sort of food. So this means that a home on the top of a mountain might not be a great location if you don’t have some fertile land to grow on.
You want your property to have some forms of wildlife on it. It doesn’t have to be filled with giant elk. In fact, its arguable that a property with lots of small game for trapping could be better than having to go hunt big game.
You should at least have one option in terms of water sourcing. Whether that is lake or stream or a method of catching water, you need one of those.
Sometimes you find a piece of land with all these things but you don’t have any sunlight. Without sunlight you can forget about growing and you can forget about that solar power option. So be sure you consider how much sunlight you have.
Finally the ability to defend your property is so important. If someone comes to take your property you should be in the best position to assure that doesn’t happen.
Bonus: Root Cellar That Can Be Used as a Bunker
If you can't afford the box culvert option you can look into is building a backyard root cellar that can be used as a bunker.
If you want to learn how to build a backyard bunker like your grandparents had, without breaking the bank, then check out Easy Cellar.
Easy Cellar will show you:
- How to choose the ideal site
- Cost-effective building methods
- How to protect your bunker from nuclear blast and fallout
- How to conceal your bunker
- Affordable basic life support options
Easy Cellar will also show you how a veteran, with only $421, built a small nuclear bunker in his backyard.