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Ultralight Stove Kit - Designed for backpacking, but also great to include in a bug out bag or 72-hour kit. Basically, you use these to boil water and then add to dehydrated foods like instant potatoes, minute rice, or Knorr pasta kits. Fuel used is inexpensive HEET fuel additive (high test alcohol).

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What's Your Survival Bag? Determining Which Emergency Bag You Really Need

Mom with a PREP | A Get Home Bag? A 72 Hour Bag? A Bug Out Bag? Exactly what type of bag do you really need?


How to Find the Right Backpack

How to Choose & Use a Backpack - Infographic from REI. Recommend you ignore the 4-6 pound recommendation for an "extended" pack and get a 2-3 pound pack. If you're #backpacking 5+ days, you'll want the least weight possible. Big packs also increase your desire to fill them which increases weight. Tip: buy all your gear first, then buy the smallest, lightest pack that will carry it. Timothy has a 2 lb summer pack and a vintage 5 lb winter pack.