reply to post by Trackhunter
But say you have a list for such a event, won't you share it?
BACKPACK - Small, with lots of padding, waist strap also, lots of pockets and places to clip, holds below:
WATER - Bottled water, Metal Canteen with Metal Cup, Katadyn Water Straw, Water Purification Tabs.
FOOD - Canned food (heat and serve), MREs, Ration Bars
WEAPONS - Pistol (.22) with Ammo (.22 is easy to carry a lot of ammo), Good Kabar Knife, Machete (holster and sheaths)
TOOLS - Gerber Multi-Tool, Swiss Army Knife, Duct Tape, Wire Saw, Folding Saw, Wire, Para-cord, Fishing Wire
FIRE - Lighters, Water/Windproof Matches, Flint & Steel
INFORMATION - Map of local area, hand-crank radio/flashlight/cell-charger, Survival book (in ziploc bag), Compass
UTENSILS - Camping Mess Kit, Utensil tool (fork, spoon, knife), Can Opener (military style)
LIGHT - Flashlight (Maglite), spare batteries
SHELTER - Small Dome Tent, Emergency Blanket (these are carried over shoulder, not in backpack)
BARTER - Cash, Cigarettes (in a metal tin)
FIRST AID - Small First Aid Kit
COMMUNICATION - Cell Phone (likely won't work), Short Range Walkie (so I can tell my wife when I'm about home), spare batteries, Whistle, Binoculars,
Small Dry-Erase Board/Marker, Deck of Cards, Journal/Pen, Dice
HYGIENE - Travel size stuff, TP
Keep in mind, my goal is to make it home, which may take a few days on foot, as I have an hour commute.
edit on 25-3-2013 by Gazrok because:
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