7 Ultimate Budget Bug Out Bag Essentials

The Bug Out Bag (BOB), grab bag, 72-Hour kit, INCH (I’m Never Coming Home) bag. Whatever name you call it, they all mean basically the same thing: A kit that is ready to go when, as the doomsday preppers say, the Shit Hits The Fan (SHTF). It’s meant to be your one-stop survival kit for emergency situations. Made specifically to be carried on your back and keep you alive for 72-hours or more. The whole purpose of the Bug Out Bag is staying alive, but in order to do that, it needs the essentials. Here we will look at 7 items that you can add to your bugout bag on a budget, from some small quirky items to the most essential, lets dive in.

OUTON Portable Camping Wood Stove *£10

OUTON foldable camping wood burning stove is a must-have for all backpackers, hikers and campers and in this case or anyone planning a bug out bag. It is a perfect option for any unexpected situation whether it is a weather emergency or for camping where you need to heat or prepare a food. You get what you pay for! It’s smaller than I had originally thought but not a problem and dirt cheap. It’s very portable size and very light material choice allows it to be extremely portable. It has its own carrying pouch that fits in any backpack or even bikepacking. The material is light and durable and the stove very easy to use. With small bits of wood and leaves, you can light it up and start boiling water and cooking in no time.

Rubber Coney Lighter With Flame Lock (WindProof Lighter)*£3

Great jet lighter that is extremely hot, so hot that it can set off magnesium as well as boiling small puddles of water! It is nice and robust as well as many of mine have been through the washing machine without any faults afterwards. Only improvement I made to them is to snap off the little cover so that if I’m melting something at a precarious angle

Portable Travel 2 Person Camping Parachute Nylon Fabric Hammock Swing

Strong, durable and very easy to set up. For the price it is absolutely a must buy for anyone either intrigued by hammock camping or just wanting something to relax in when on the go and anticipating a long wait – I’ve used it when waiting for trains and travel as well as for long summer afternoons or overnight stays, it packs away to about ~20cm x 15cm so travels everywhere with me

KKmoon 16-in-1 6.3″ Portable Multitool Claw Hammer 

This Multipurpose Hammer Tool is perfect for your any household or emergency needs! It offers high quality construction, versatility and portability. The other tools includes nail puller, pliers, Phillips head screwdriver, knife, flat head screwdriver, bottle opener, wrench and nail file. All of these mini tools fit securely into the base of the tool and the handle is secured by a little loop of metal at the bottom.

Camping Emergency Kit 10 In 1 Survival Gear With Fire Starter Whistle Flashlight Tactical Pen Compass Outdoor Travel Hike Field First Aid Camping Travel Hiking Tool

Very convenient kit, nice case and basic survival assortment, This kit must have for everyone in case of emergency, the case stays closed. the quality is very good, is great value, I ordered this for emergency prepardness kit, for camping, travel, highly recommended.

BCB MM213 Survival Fishing Kit

Great piece of survival kit. I was surprised by the quality.could really help you out in a pinch. Should be in every peppers kit/bug out bag.fun even to take camping, instead of a big rod!

STEPS Emergency Tent Survival Shelter Mylar Thermal Reflective Tube

STEPS professional survival shelter provides personal protection from rain, wind, heat and cold. Essential Survival Gear for Go-Bags, Camping, Exploratio

1. Prevent body temperatures drop, maintain 90% of user’s heat when full cover, it can accommodates 2 adults.
2. Compact and portable, easy to carry in first-aid kit bag.
3. Super thickness: 26um, it is more durable and strong.
4. It is not only emergency shelter, it also can be used for emergency blanket, ground cover and shade.
5. Plus free two pieces of survival bracelets, one weave bracelet can be quickly adjust as 3.5m-4m rope.

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