Category Archives: bugging out

7 Tips for Bugging Out in the Information Age

When the SHTF and you need to leave your home for parts known or unknown, you’ll want to have some way to continue being a part of the information age. If you’re like me, computing and internet access are important … Continue reading

The Perfect Bug-Out Location; Don’t Overthink It

Many preppers like the idea of having a secure Bug-Out location to head to if the SHTF.  Personally I’m more of a “Bug In” kind of guy (As I’ve mentioned in the past) but I still get in a lot … Continue reading

Shelter In Place?

During the mayhem that followed the bombings last week at the Boston marathon citizens were advised to “shelter in place” for their safety.  Just about everyone in the country was glued to their television sets watching as events unfolded so … Continue reading

Stranded In The City

As I watched the footage of passengers of Carnival’s cruise ship Triumph recount their tales of being stranded at sea for five days without power it occurred to me that this situation was not all that dissimilar to what happens … Continue reading

Secure Internet Use When Bugging Out

Suppose that you must leave your home for some length of time, days or weeks perhaps, due to some disaster scenario. Of course, similar considerations will apply if you are merely traveling for business or pleasure. But we’ll assume you … Continue reading

Should A Bug-Out-Bag Contain A Firearm?

Ah, the contents of a Bug-Out-Bag, one of the great points of discussion amongst Preppers and on survival blogs.  Everyone has personal preferences and different needs so naturally the contents of a good BOB are going to vary.  There are … Continue reading

Automobile Break-Ins, It’s that time of year….

This article was inspired by an actual event that happened to me just this past week when my own car was broken into.  I was parked in a well lit area outside a very nice restaurant in my own town, … Continue reading

Change Your Clocks and Check Your Gear

We talk a lot about Bug-Out Bags here on Prep-Blog, and have discussed contents and different applications for them.  For instance, both Thoreau and I are of the mind that our Bug Out Bags are really more of “Get Me … Continue reading

Bugging-In; Choose Your Location Wisely

I’ve written several articles on the concept of Bugging Out in an emergency and anyone who follows Prep-Blog knows that I’m not a fan of the concept.  If you’re just joining us check out an article I wrote a while … Continue reading

An Urban Survival Scenario

Some of you may have noticed that I’ve been off-line for the last few days and that’s because I had to make a quick trip to New York City.  While I had a great time, I could not help but … Continue reading

G.O.O.D. Traffic

Obviously I’m not talking about what a typical person would call “good traffic” which flows nicely at just above the posted speed limits and gets you to your destination right on time.  I’m talking about Get Out Of Dodge Traffic. … Continue reading

Camping As A Bug-Out Option

As I’ve been doing more thinking about the option between Bugging-Out and Bugging-In during any given situation I’ve also been going through my supplies and doing a little inventory.  The first thing I’m trying to do is assess my current … Continue reading