If you are new to prepping, building a bug out bag is a fun, simply way to start. Bug out bags are evacuation kits assembled for quick flight and 72-hours survival after a disaster. Having a bug-out bag is one of the most important, proactive things you can do in survival planning.
SurvivalBeacon.com provides a comprehensive bug out bag guide for newcomers and advanced survivalists alike. This guide covers the purpose of a bug-out bag and every aspect of bugging out, including bug-out bag checklists, things to consider, a bag selection guide, and bag comparison tools.
Bugging out is only the first part of survival planning. If you're new to prepping, we encourage you to read our new prepper's guide. It's time to be proactive. Welcome to the fold.
Welcome to Prepping 101: An Introduction to Preparation. If you're new, you've might have never heard of prepping. As a new prepper, you might be wondering where to start.
What is prepping, anyway? Prepping is simply planning and being prepared for the future. It's about being proactive, knowledgeable, skilled, and a part of the larger survival community.
This newcomer's guide will cover everything A-Z when it comes to prepping and survival; what it is, what it isn't, where to start, prepping culture, and the survival lifestyle.
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Everyone knows the #1 rule of survival: always be prepared.
When the shit truly hits the fan, money won't matter. Having the latest survival gear won't matter. It won't matter if you were an avid backpacker or went camping every weekend. Even having a bug out bag might not matter.
What matter is survival and your ability to actually survive.
Being prepared is more than reading or making a survival kit. You aren't prepared unless you know basic survival skills and can apply them during a disaster, emergency, or catastrophe.