posted on Sep, 5 2012 @ 11:34 AM
Originally posted by Violets
If the SHTF would it be wiser to stay at home, or hit the road in case some NDAA apes come to round folks up?
I realize that this is HIGHLY speculative, and prob won't happen. I'm just asking hypothetically.
Do you live rural or urban?
If urban you are pretty much screwed regardless unless you:
Have laid in preps for at least a month and can make it look as if your house/apartment has already been looted. This comes along with the noise
light and litter discipline to avoid even the last of the desperate looters.
If you live suburban then the same pretty much applies as you are within the walking distance of motivated hungry people fleeing the carnage of the
Even if you live rural you unless your house is far from natural lines of drift (roads) you are likely to get unwanted visitors from time to time.
Any livestock you have are going to be beacons of hope for the hungry along their routes of exodus.
If you are referring to an imposition of martial law rather than a collapse of all the economy and all general services and you have more to fear from
the government than the rioters best just to flee with what you can if you don't want to end up in a camp "for your own good".
If you have to flee do not follow the roads – realize the lazy follow the path of least resistance. Travel at night and rest in the day. Take
covered and concealed routes and do frequent switchbacks to check your own trail - make sure to act quickly and violently regarding any threat.
Remember the rule of law (and its consequences) will be long gone.
Download this Army SERE Manual
and you will have some good tips if you
must evade people for a while. It’s a good start.