The Obsession with Bugging Out and Bug Out Bags

by L.M. “If you can’t evacuate your house in 5 minutes flat then stop what you’re doing right now and…”   Ever heard that before?   Did it scare you?  Make you think, Oh my gosh I better get prepared! Most people who have been in the “survival” or “preparation” mode for any period of time have … Read more

Thinking about Bug-out Vehicles

I am in the process of looking for another vehicle after selling my previous “bug out” vehicle – a Chevy Blazer ZR2. My thoughts on what to get and what might be the best bug-out vehicle is beginning to change. Previously – I had based my needs something that could haul my family of 4 … Read more

Possible Bug Out Location Visited

outpost on the homestead

A few weeks ago I visited my brothers property in Georgia. I have been considering setting up to relocate to this property should it look like it’s about to hit the fan and staying put turns out not to be a good idea. For shelter – I am looking at placing a medium-sized RV somewhere on the land and … Read more

Bugging Out On Foot – What to Expect

woman carrying backpack outdoors

Bugging out is something that you must consider as a prepper. When a situation becomes unsalvageable, or the danger of staying put or bugging in entails risks that you are not willing to take, it is time to get out of Dodge. Many preppers plan to bug-out using a personally-owned vehicle of some kind but … Read more