So I think of this bag not so much as a survival kit but more of a living kit, because surviving and living are two drastically different propositions. To complement the pack I keep a heavy duty waterproof Baja or Sea-line type bag in the main compartment.
In more of the classic shelter department I carry a Snugpak Sleeper Lite sleeping bag with an REI bivy cover. The bottom line when it comes to weapons is as always METT-TC, as I said earlier I often carry this same pack while deployed and thus may packing list changes slightly, one of those changes is weapons and ammunition. Personally I don’t care for the term Bug out bag or I’m Never Coming Home bag or really any of that stupid YouTube, doom’s day preppers, tinfoil hat bullshit. Besides the heavenly bliss of dry clothes there are a few other applications that this serves as well; because the bag is completely airtight it can be used as a flotation device, and I have found that even a heavily laden pack will be somewhere around neutral buoyancy provided the majority of the contents are waterproofed.


Simple solution, I ran out to the car opened the trunk and removed the clothing and some soap from my go bag.
As is customary after takeoff everyone rolled out their sleeping bags and found whatever floor space was available in and around the pallets of cargo or under vehicles; then popped a couple ambin and entered into the “time warp”. Again I’m talking about the 80% rule here, and if I should find myself in the .00001% category of people who are worried that “the eye of Mordor” is listening to my short range comms then gosh I guess I would just have to do without. As I said this contains most of my essentials and I will just list them in no particular order along with some commentary.
I typically keep my warm clothes in my bag all the time and simply remove them if I am in a warm environment and need the space. I will share what I generally keep in my “go bag”, along with a pretty fair amount of my operational philosophies.


Once you have spent some time emerged in cultures who don’t have hygiene on their to do list you learn to appreciate even something as simple as what my oldest son once called “A shower in a can” as he sprayed himself with deodorant. I don’t worry about the reflective color because I generally place the pad inside of my bivy bag.



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