MM is ex military and his bag contains several weapons, hand tooled knives given to him by a fellow soldier in Afghanistan, three pairs of socks, waterproof paper and pens, an extra phone, instant coffee packets, marijuana, a beer, and a cigar. Many items are packed in duplicate for bartering or sharing.
Jeff’s Go Bag includes a bulletproof vest, a gas mask, and a bulletproof helmet. It was designed to get him to his car, where he had guns, knives, an axe, camping gear, water, and food. He also had property off grid where he would bug out to when SHTF (shit hits the fan).
Survivalcon 2016, Logan, Utah
Mike lives in Texas. His bag contains only Tequilla & Phenobarbital. His plan is to find a shady tree and escape the Apocalypse entirely.
Sam is a dad in California and his bag includes a variety of foods, walkie talkies and radio for communication, a deck of cards, and wine, which Sam heard counteracts the effects of radiation poisoning
Shahnnen lives in the Pacific Northwest and has a one car garage prepped for disaster. This is her Medical Box, which contains medications, gloves, respirators, surgical supplies, splints, bandages, needles, and a flashlight.
Ms. S is a public schoolteacher and her Bug Out Bag was given to her by the PTSA. She is required to carry her bag during evacuation drills. It contains emergency plans and a roster of her students, water, food, a flashlight, goggles, and emergency poncho and blanket, gloves, and tape. After a bomb scare evacuation Ms. S supplemented her bag with sunscreen, sunglasses, wet ones, Kleenex, hand sanitizer, and granola bars.
PB&J are a couple who live in Atlanta. Their bag includes maps, a trap for catching food and/or bait, a compass, a multi-tool and knife, tampons, bandages, fishing gear, and a first aid kit.
Daisy is a trained Disaster Dog. She is trained to help her family in an emergency situation, including search and rescue. She carries supplies for herself as well as for her family.
The Pet Pac for a cat retails online for $90.00 and contains a bag for pet records, food, bowls, water, a collar with bells, a portable litter box, a trowel, a pet first aid kit, and toys.
The SP bag is a Level 2 disaster bag available for purchase at a Prepper specialty store. It contains a multi-tool, Hotties and emergency blankets for warmth, a fishing kit, firestarters, a stove, a Lifestraw, MREs and water, lightsticks, and a first aid kit..