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When it comes to designing a bugout bag you can go real deep. You can spend half a day just playing around with bag types and contents. There are tons of videos on YouTube with any number of survivalists telling you what should or shouldn’t be in your bag. The problem, of course, is that only you can develop a proper bugout bag for your needs. The bag itself should be of high quality but what’s inside should be unique to your needs and area.
This article comes with an incredible base tool for building a bug out bag. It takes into consideration every preppers base needs like shelter, first aid, water and food. From here you can also add your weight and it will calculate the weight of your bag and how that fits with your weight. There are also some great links to other incredible products for 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.