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Build an Emergency Survival Kit: Needs vs Wants

In a survival emergency, your best chance is to have a small pack of gear that can get you to safety.  When I first started learning about survival, this kit known as a bug...

How to Choose & Equip the Optimal Bug Out Bag

Choosing a backpack is tough.  Choosing a bug out backpack is even tougher. The wrong bag could leave you holding the bag... or worse. Lets take a deep dive on how to pick out and...

The Ultimate INCH Bag Guide = Never Return Home

In case you didn't know, “INCH” in INCH Bag stands for “I’m Never Coming Home.” They are bigger and contain more supplies than your bug out bags because they are meant to make you...
medium alice pack

Use an Alice Pack as Bugout Bag (With HellCat Upgrade Mod)

When was the last time you took a glance at your bugout bag? Do you think it is time to make an upgrade? With very little effort you can upgrade an ALICE pack, with modern straps...

5 Best Covert Prepper Backpacks & FREE Technical Shop Guide

Preppers need a covert prepper backpack. Check your current bag. Is it built to blend in yet can go operational at a moments notice? If you don't have this type of bag in your arsenal and...
Propper USMC Arcytery'x Generation 2 ILBE Main Pack

How to Use a Surplus Ilbe Pack as a SHTF Bug-Out Bag

The ILBE Pack is designed to carry a load of up to 120 lbs and to distribute that weight in an attempt to make it comfortable.

Backpack Sizing Guide & Converting Cubic Inches to Liters

When choosing a Bug Out Backpack, I’ve noticed much confusion about the capacity of backpacks. Many packs claim the exact same capacity, but we find that one backpack holds much more gear than the other....