Bugout Bag Checklist



Fire

Item

Expiration/Replace

Notes


Magnesium Firestarter




Matches (waterproof or in container)




Lighter




Magnifying Glass




Tinderballs




Wetfire




Misc. Tinder (dryer lint, cotton balls, etc.)























Communications

Item

Expiration/Replace

Notes


Handheld Radio (GMRS)




Handheld Radio (CB)




Signal Mirror




Whistle







Shelter

Item

Expiration/Replace

Notes


Tarp (natural colors, not blue)




2-Person Tent


If each bag has a tent for two people, there will never be a shortage of sleeping space.


Sleeping Bag




Space Blanket




Plastic Rain Poncho























Clothing

Item

Expiration/Replace

Notes


Hiking Shoes




Min. 2 Pairs of Socks




Long Sleeve Shirt




Short Sleeve Shirt




1 Pair of Pants




Hat (sun protection)




Wool Watch Cap




Work Gloves




Warm Gloves




Bandanas




Keffiyeh/Shemagh




UnderArmour Inner Layer (pants & shirt)



















































Hygiene

Item

Expiration/Replace

Notes


Toilet Paper (camp style, or removed from the roll)




Tissues




Toothbrush




Toothpaste




Mouthwash




Nail Clippers




Tweezers




Soap (liquid or bar)




Talc (Baby powder or Gold Bond)




Shampoo and/or Conditioner




Lotion (the good stuff, not that perfumey shit)




Baby Wipes




Deodorant




Comb/Brush




Sunscreen




Hand Sanitizer







































Food

Item

Expiration/Replace

Notes


Freeze-Dried Meal ______________________________




Freeze-Dried Meal ______________________________




Freeze-Dried Meal ______________________________




Freeze-Dried Meal ______________________________




Freeze-Dried Dessert ___________________________




Freeze-Dried Dessert ___________________________




Freeze-Dried Dessert ___________________________




1 Box of Energy Bars (unboxed)




Hard Candy




Oatmeal Packets




Pancake Mix (in camp-style container)




Tuna Packets (not cans)




Beef Jerky




Sugar Packets




Peanut Butter




Kool-Aid Mix




Hot Cocoa Mix




Apple Cider Mix




Tea Bags




Instant Coffee




Powdered Creamer Packets




Salt and Pepper




Seasonings (several types, pick your favorites)



















Water

1-2 Litres per day for drinking, an additional 3-4 should be considered for food prep and cleaning.

Stored water should include 1tsp of chlorine bleach per gallon

Item

Expiration/Replace

Notes


Min. 4 Litres (1 Gal.) of Water




Canteen with Cover




Water Purification Tablets




Salt Tablets (to retain water/prevent dehydration)




Water Purifier




Collapsible Water Containers




Separate Container for Non-Potable Water



























Medical

Item

Expiration/Replace

Notes


Fabric Bandages (various sizes/types, non-latex)




Blue Goo




Ace Bandage




Rubbing Alcohol




Hydrogen Peroxide




Hand Sanitizer




Gauze




Scissors




Neosporin (or other antibiotic ointment)




Medical Tape




Sutures




Emergen-C (vitamin C supplement)




Acetaminophen




Ibuprofen




Moleskin




Burn Cream




Iodine




Tweezers




Snake Bite Treatment




Sterile Razor Blade




Thermometer




Quick Clot / Wound Seal




Sterile Non-Latex Gloves




Tourniquet




CPR Mask




Alcohol Wipes




Insect Bite Treatment



Tools

Item

Expiration/Replace

Notes


Min. 100 feet of Paracord (natural colors)




Machete w/ Sheath




Folding Knife




Fixed-Blade Knife




LED Flashlight




Sharpener




Multi-Tool




Mess Kit




Utensils (knife & fork)




Sewing Kit




Duct Tape




Camp Shovel / Folding Shovel































































Entertainment

Item

Expiration/Replace

Notes


Playing Cards




Travel Game(s)


Any game(s) of your choice





















Navigation

Item

Expiration/Replace

Notes


Compass




Waterproof Local Map(s)




Handheld GPS















Miscellaneous

Item

Expiration/Replace

Notes


Small Notepad




Pencil


Can be sharpened with knife


USB Drive


With encrypted scans of important documents














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