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Bug Out Bags & Survival Gear

A Bug Out Bag is basically a huge survival kit, which contains all the items you would need to survive a catastrophe or natural disaster. For those who are new to the survivalist way, compiling the items to create your Bug Out Bag may seem like a daunting task. We intend to give you the basics; the essentials you will need to survive the zombie apocalypse. By doing so, we intend to make sure you, the zombie survivalist, is in a much better position than others who find themselves in the land of the walking dead.

Experts say that your Bug Out Bag (also known as a BOB) should contain enough essentials to allow you to survive at least 72 hours. Obviously the ‘experts’ are not aware of the coming z-pocalypse, as many survivalist pack their BOBs to sustain them for much longer than that. Of course, the amount you can carry is limited to however much you can carry on your back. A 3 day target is a good place to start.

Keep in mind that the BOB may not be necessary immediately in a zombie crisis, depending on your situation. You may need to ride out a few days or even weeks in your home, which should contain a reserve of freeze dried foods and ER bars (or Emergency Bars).

The list below is a suggestion of needs that may not go beyond to meet your personal specs. This list is a starting point. Please remember that your location and the elements they bring (elevation, how many to your party, and anything else specific to your situation) should be considered when creating your personalized Bug Out Bag.

Below are some suggested items to assist you with your compilation of your Bug Out Bag:

Out Bag should contain these 10 basic elements necessary for your survival:

1.Water Filter | Water Purifier | Water Microfilter | Water Bottle

Pocket Water Filter

“A water filter removes impurities by minimizing contamination of water using a fine physical barrier, a chemical process, or a biological process. Filters cleanse water to different extents for purposes such as providing agricultural irrigation, accessible drinking water, public and private aquaria, and the safe use of ponds and swimming pools.” Further information: Water filter

SteriPEN Adventurer Opti Handheld UV Water Purifier
Katadyn Pocket Water Microfilter
Katadyn TRK Drip Gravidyn Water Filter
Lifesaver Bottle 4000 Ultra Filtration Water Bottle
Katadyn Combi Water Microfilter
512 G.I. Type Stainless Steel Canteen Cup
Klean Kanteen 27oz with Loop Cap Stainless

 


2.Food | Emergency Food Bar | Energy Bar

Emergency Food Bar
 

Crown Prince Sardines in Water, 4.25-Ounce Tins (Pack of 24)
Clif Bar Energy Bar, Variety Pack of Chocolate Chip, Crunchy Peanut Butter, and Chocolate Chip Peanut Crunch, 2.4-Ounce Bars, Pack of 24
Datrex 3600 Emergency Food Bar – 3 Day/72 Hour B

 

 

 


3.Clothing | Ski Mask | Jacket | Pant | Tactical Boot

Fleece Face Mask

Talus Outdoor Technologies ColdAvenger Classic Ski Mask
The North Face Men’s Denali 2 Jacket
FREE SOLDIER Men’s Outdoor Waterproof Soft Shell Hooded Military Tactical Jacket
Skyinger Men’s Outdoor Windproof Waterproof Softshell Fleece Snow pants
Under Armour ColdGear Sideline Glove
Protection Mask – Wired No Fog
Original S.W.A.T. Men’s WinX2 8 Inch Waterproof Tactical Boot
Smartwool Hike Liner Crew Socks

 

 


4.Shelter

shelter “Shelter (building), a basic architectural structure or building that provides cover.
Homeless shelter, a temporary residence for homeless people, sometimes simply referred to as a ‘shelter’.
Animal shelter, a facility that houses homeless, lost, or abandoned animals; mostly dogs and cats.” Further information:

Shelter

Coleman Instant 14- by 10- Foot 8- Person Two Room Tent
Eureka Solo Solitaire Tent

 


5.First Aid Kit

First Aid

 

First Aid Only All Purpose First Aid Kit, Hard Kit, 200 Piece 1 ea
First Aid Only Outdoor First Aid Kit, Soft Case, 205-Piece Kit
Adventure Medical Kits Tactical Field/Trauma with QuikClot
Stealth Angel Survival Kit

 

 

 

 


6.Weather Protection

Weather Protection
Emergency Poncho, Emergency Rain Gear, Weather Protection, Emergency Zone® Brand
Talus Outdoor Technologies ColdAvenger Classic Ski Mask

 


7.Radio

Radio

Kaito KA404 Emergency Hand Crank Dynamo 5-LED Flashlight with AM/FM radio
Coleman Premium Dual Fuel Lantern with Hard Carry Case
ER Emergency Ready 6N Solar/Hand-Crank Powered Emergency LED Flashlight and AM/FM Radio

 

 

 

 

 


8.Knife and Other Tools

Knife

SOG Specialty Knives & Tools M37-N SEAL Pup
Traveppy Stainless Steel Army Knives Pocket Hunting Camping Survival Knife Multi-Functional Swiss
Leatherman 830160 Surge Pocket Multitool with Leather Sheath
Suunto MC-2G Global Compass
Brunton ComPro Pocket Transit International Compass with 0-360 Degree Scale
Gerber Infinity Ultra Task LED Flashlight, Black
HYBRID SOLAR POWERED FLASHLIGHT WITH EMERGENCY BATTERY BACKUP BLACK (*2-pack*)
Energizer NH15BP-4 Rechargeable AA Battery 4 Pack
Brunton 81-000009 Explorer – Foldable Solar Panel
Brunton 26 Watt Foldable Solar Array

 


9.Source of Fire, Cooking Tools

 

Source of Fire

SAS Survival Handbook, Revised Edition: For Any Climate, in Any Situation
When All Hell Breaks Loose: Stuff You Need To Survive When Disaster Strikes
The U.S. Army Survival Manual: Department of the Army Field Manual 21-76
Ultimate Survival Technologies BlastMatch All Weather Firestarter Orange
Sahara Sailor Magnesium Fire Starter Survival Kit with Waterproof Flint Rod, Fits All Weather
Coleman Aluminum Mess Kit
Coleman Portable Camping 2-Burner PerfectFlow Instastart Propane Grill/Stove


10.Weapons

Pocket Knife

Mtech Extreme Tactical Folding Pocket Knife,With Aluminum Handle Knives Black
Stanley 55-136 36-Inch Forged Hexagonal Steel Ripping Bar
Stainless Full Tang Blade Ninja Sword Knife Machete Sword with Sheath, 27″, Two Tone
Handmade Japanese Shirasaya Samurai Katana Sword Sharp

 

 

 


Get started with pre-assembled Survival Gear.

Quakehold! 70280 Grab-n-Go Emergency Kit, 2-Person 3-Day Back Pack
4 Person Survival Kit Deluxe Perfect Earthquake, Evacuation, Emergency Disaster Preparedness 72 Hour Kits for Home, Work or Auto: 4 Person

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7 Comments

  1. Floy Koziel March 24, 2011 at 6:34 am - Reply

    Well, all I can say it has totally made me go out and buy some emergency supplies

  2. Molly Shannon April 16, 2011 at 3:42 am - Reply

    This is excellent. I come here all the time and it’s posts like this that are the reason. 🙂 Keep up the great work.

  3. Chip September 2, 2011 at 6:06 am - Reply

    Good suggestions for getting started with the basic survival necessities. I think there’s probably some better options out there if you’re willing to fork over the money, but well done.

  4. CaptainLelzz January 21, 2014 at 5:34 pm - Reply

    You should really include the lifestraw under water other options for water.

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