Bug Out Bags

One of the most crucial steps you can take to be prepared is to build a bug-out bag (sometimes known as a “go bag,” 72-hour kit, emergency kit, and so on).

These packed and ready bags function as your “I need to leave home right now!” kit and also as essential goods if you’re sheltering at

Even if you never use it, the peace of mind that comes with knowing you can handle almost anything is well worth the money.

Putting a bug-out-bag checklist together may be daunting, even if you’re only thinking about one or two types of events; the list of items you’d want to have in an emergency is always longer than what you can carry.

Even the most seasoned and expert individuals must make difficult decisions about what to bring.

Bug Out Bags:

  • Bug out bag
  • 72 hour kit / 72 hour bag
  • Emergency kit / emergency bag
  • INCH bag (“I’m Never Coming Home Again”)
  • GOOD bag (“Get Out Of Dodge”)
  • Go bag
  • Evacuation bag / evac bag
  • Survival bag / survival kit
  • SHTF bag (“Shit Hit The Fan”)

To help you get started, we’ve compiled some of our most popular bug out bags articles into this page.

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