Home Search

bugging out - search results

If you're not happy with the results, please do another search

Off Road Checklist: Don’t Get Stuck Bugging Out

Those alternate routes could lead you through areas that aren’t paved over obstacles that could put a halt to your forward progress, but with this off-road checklist, you could be able to unstuck yourself and keep going.

Tactical Walking Tips for Bugging out on Foot

In this piece he offers great advice and tips for security considerations if you are faced with the reality of bugging out on foot.

Bugging out with Someone Who Has Dementia

Editor’s Note: This post is another entry in the Prepper Writing Contest from Saffron. We routinely discuss the prospects of leaving our home and...

Bugging out Lessons Learned While Hunting

I went hunting for the first time this year earlier in the week. I have been waiting for deer season to open up in...

The Risks and Hazards of Bugging Out

Editor’s Note: This article is another excellent read that has been generously contributed by Bolo.  Bolo's latest is a companion piece to his earlier...

10 Ways Your First Backpacking Trip will Better Prepare you for Bugging Out

There are two recurring themes we have in prepping and survival blogs around preparing for disasters of any type. The first is the need...

Bugging Out with Pets

We talk about situations on the Prepper Journal and other survival blogs that are so drastic or life threatening that you are forced to...

Bugging Out vs. Hunkering Down

A frequent topic in Preparedness and Survival circles is the subject of Bugging Out and more specifically the question of whether you plan to...

Training a Dog to Alert Without A Bark

Editors Note: A guest contribution from Alex to The Prepper Journal. There is an upside of having a dog alert you and a downside. While...

Ten Things About Your Bug-Out Kit That Drive Hikers Crazy

Editor's Note: A guest contribution from K. Ferr to The Prepper Journal. So you've done your homework and put together your last-ditch kit – you're...

Tips for Defending Your Bug Out Location

A guest post from Megan Ray Nichols. When things go down, you'll need to be ready to defend your bug out site, whether it is...

Points That Will Leave You Questioning Your Bug-Out-Bag Efficiency

Editors Note: Another guest submission from Cody Jarrett to The Prepper Journal. Nothings says love on Valentines Day like making sure your significant other(s)...
Bugging out to the woods.

Will You Survive If You Have to Bug out to the Forest?

If your survival plan doesn’t include a bug out to the forest option, it should, but coming up with a good plan might be more difficult that you think.

Making a G.O.O.D PLAN: Get Out Of Dodge

What if events, beyond your control, fall upon you and change all you know and expect from life. Do you have a Plan B?

Practical Bug Out Reloading

With about $300 to $400 invested in reloading equipment, all those hundreds or even thousands of once fired brass casings can be reloaded for a tremendous savings over buying factory new ammunition.

Bug Out- Building a Load out Plan for Your Vehicle

Today I’m going to teach you one way to plan for a vehicle load out. Also I will help you develop a plan to secure the load so you can travel more safety.

Survival Without Prepping

There are stories in Oregon, of instant storms, rain and wind for eons, beautiful country and hypothermia. Meaning rapid condition changes.

How I Plan on Bugging In

There are multiple articles, videos, and books about bugging out and a few on bugging in. My aim here is to throw a bit of thought on the bugging in concept from my unarmed Canadian perspective.

Bug Out Vehicle Load Plan

What if this simple bug out vehicle load plan could get your and your family on the road faster?

What to Consider Before You Bug out by Boat

You could conceivably bug out by boat if you live within a short drive from the coast, lake, large river or even stream. Before you throw in with Gilligan and the Skipper though, here are some things to consider.

Talking to Your Parents About Prepping

Talking to your parents about prepping isn't easy but it can be done and you may get them on-board with prepping too.

Bug Out Bike: Good Idea or Death Trap?

One of the main problems preppers seem to be drawn to solve is the very realistic potential of having to drop everything and bug out of your home in a moment’s notice. Today I want to focus on one potential answer to the bugging out problem, the bug out bike.

Are You Always Ready to Bug Out?

Some say it all boils down to what you are prepping for – some sort of national emergency, oil crises, natural disaster, mass civil unrest, pandemic, etc. No matter the reason, it doesn't really matter unless you are always ready to bug out.

Lessons Learned: One Year After Moving to Our Bug out Location

post-TSHTF, it’ll be an even bigger change. We (my family) still have Internet, vehicles, gasoline, washing machine… for now.

But I Don’t Want to Bug Out!

Are you comfortable and secure in your home? Would you still be comfortable and secure if you no longer had electricity or natural gas service?

Beyond the Bug Out Bag

Editor’s Note: This post is another entry in the Prepper Writing Contest from Ben Wallace. If you have information for Preppers that you would...

The Dual Sport Motorcycle – Rugged, Gas-Sipping Bug Out Transportation

Editor's Note: This post has been generously contributed by A.B. Vanover and he lays out the argument for a two-wheeled bug out option that...

Do You Suffer from Prepper Burnout?

Prepping is always undertaken with the thought that you are “preparing” for something to happen. You prepare so you are ready. The reasons we...

Satellite Imagery – A Bug Out Planning Tool

Editor’s Note: This article has been generously contributed by Bolo. As in his other articles, Bolo shares incredibly useful tips that preppers can use...

How Much Money Do You Have in Your Bug out Bag?

The bottom just dropped out all of your warning triggers are telling you that it’s time to pack everyone into the family bug out...