Having a backpack or Bug Out Bag that weighs a lot can be costly
Preparation is a wonderful concept. Theory and what happens in real life however, sometimes differ.
One such case is when, in theory, we should pack as much as possible in our emergency bag or Bug Out Bag.
After-all, with no shops available, you better make sure you are prepared with …..
And then the list starts!
Well, in reality, having ALL those things means somebody needs to carry it.
Depending on the situation, you may have to move by foot over a long distance in a short period.
It is therefore extremely important that we take a balanced approach between theory and reality.
Start with the reality, how much weight can you realistically carry, say for 10 kilometers?
Now, use this figure as a starting point and prioritize your items. Be sure not to exceed the weight limit you came up with.
The article below give valuable guidance how to calculate a weight for you.
Now that you know what weight is right for you, go and test it.
Let us know what you think – is this a good guide or what is your experience?
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