Bug-Out Bag

What's In Your Bug-Out Bag?

Editor’s Pick: What’s In Your Bug-Out Bag?

What we like about What’s in Your Bug-Out Bag? is that it came from you, the average person — not some overrated tactical “professional” and definitely not a gas-masked ultra-paranoid on a TV show.

Adventure Survival Tin included in the Living Ready Basic Survival Kit

Editor’s Pick: Living Ready Basic Survival Kit

The recent events on the East Coast and the debacle left behind by Hurricane Sandy have brought the prepper mindset into sharp focus. That’s why I’ve picked our Living Ready Basic Survival Kit as this week’s editor’s choice.

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Video: This is How Fast a Flash Flood Hits

This video of a flash flood, originally posted at OutdoorHub.com, shows a flash flood in Virgin, Utah. Note the speed of the flash flood as it shoots through the dry stream bed. The sheer volume of water rushing by in the latter minutes shows the power of the flood. That’s why it rooted up...

Bug-Out Bag

How to Make a Winter Bug-Out Bag

There is a lot of talk these days about putting together some sort of bug-out pack. I agree it is a good idea to be prepared for emergency, but there are a host of ideas as to what a bug-out pack is for. Lots of folks think they could throw a minimal pack on...


Does Your Bug-out Bag Have a CCW Inside?

For me, the bug-out kit requires some sort of firearm or spare ammo. When things are very bad, people might want to fight. They might want to take what is yours. The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun.

How to Make a Bugout Bag

Tell Gun Digest About Your Bug-Out Bag

Disasters happen. Some are big, some are small. But you can survive them all with a little thought and a well-equipped bug-out bag. Gun Digest wants to know what’s in your 72-hour disaster survival kit. Tell us about it! What do you get for your efforts? * A chance for your bug-out bag plan...

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Video: How to Build the Perfect Bug-Out Bag

    In this video, author and survival expert Creek Stewart discusses survival kit tips from his book, Build the Perfect Bug-Out Bag. Build the Perfect Bug-Out Bag shows you how to create a self-contained disaster preparedness kit to help you survive your journey from ground zero to a safer location. Survival expert Creek...