Everything You Need for Your Bug-Out Bag

Ultimate Guide to Bug-Out Bag Contents

Business Insider has put together a comprehensive list of the bug-out bag essentials. What do you have in your bag, that isn’t on this list?

Here’s what Business Insider recommends:

  • A lightweight set of clothing
  • Water bottle with a built-in filter
  • Duct tape
  • Small first-aid kit
  • Survival rations
  • Space blankets
  • A Poncho
  • A small supply of drinkable water (and expandable containers that can hold more water)
  • A pair of sturdy gloves, goggles, and other protective equipment
  • A headlamp with spare batteries
  • Iodine drops for disinfecting wounds and water
  • A local map and compass
  • A signal whistle and mirror
  • Travel hygiene products
  • A fire-starting kit that provides multiple ways to start a fire
  • A folding knife

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