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The bugout is a perilous situation.
There is no getting around the fact that the bugout may be your only option but it also might be your end. We have serious inflation of abilities when it comes to staying alive in the wild. You will not be able to sleep, eat or relax and all of that adds to your overall condition.
In the wild, you can be snuffed out by the flu if you are not careful. Even a simple infection could take you out.
Most preppers don’t understand that their #1 survival shelter is not at their bugout location. It’s their home. You have invested more in your home that most other things in your life.
The Get Home Bag
More important than the bugout bag is the get home bag. This bag makes all the difference. Its the bag that gets you home to your family, no matter the situation. You see, you cannot make your next move until you get together with your family.
Forget about the bugout bag until you can gather the family at home to make the next move.
The get home bag will also give you a means of instilling workplace preparedness into your daily life. This is a way to carry larger preps in your car and prepare for things that your EDC simply cannot prepare you for.
The get home bag is much more about multi-tier preparedness and will help you on a regular basis as compared to the bugout bag that will only help you in the most extreme situations.
Your Next Step
The most important part of the get home bag is because you will not be able to take your next step until you gather the family at home.
Your next step very well could be the bugout. However, if you cannot get home from work or school, you cannot begin to consider the bugout.
Bonus: How to Make Pemmican, the Original Survival Food
Invented by the natives of North America pemmican was used by Indian scouts as well as early western explorers.
Native Americans spent a great deal of time on the go and depended on having portable, high-energy, highly nutritious, and filling foods that would last for long periods of time without refrigeration.
Pemmican is a portable, long-lasting, high-energy food. It's made of lean, dried meat that's crushed into powder and mixed with hot, rendered fat. This makes it one of the ultimate foods to have stockpiled for when SHTF or disaster strikes.
People really should avert their gaze from the modern survival thinking for just a bit and also look at how folks 150 years ago did it.
These guys were the last generation to practice basic things, for a living, that we call "survival skills" now.