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Best Winter Bug Out Bags Guide | episode 132
The show notes will be a bit messy for right now but the show needed to get up. Today I am talking all things winter bug out bag related.
Bobs need to be two seasons in most locations
The more extreme climates can skip this
Might need a bigger bag in winter
Strap things to the outside/ molle / alice/ expansion pouches
You might be able to use a pulk
Shelter needs to be made for your worst weather
Hammock or winter tent.
4 season tent, stronger, heavier, closeable windows/vent,
Hammocks can be used in extremely cold weather
Link to shug on youtube
underquilt and over quilt
closed cell foam for butt and toes
the sleeping bag cacoon trick
Bigger tarp and maybe one with doors
Tepee 4 wall canvas tents
the packable wood stove can be used in some
Closed cell foam works better to stop heat loss than inflatable sleeping mats
Fire And Heat
Heat is more important
Wood processing system
big survival knife and big saw. swap out the folding ones for a sawvivor, buck saw
In colder climates go for a camping ax
bics might not work in colder climates
alcohol stoves should be swapped out.
gas stoves might work depending on temp
Standing dead trees and branches are better than ground found
the center of wood is dry
hot hands are cheap grab a few.
space blanket, not the cheap flimsy one the tarp one
Cotton should be removed except for your bandana
Wool and synthetics are the way to go.
Wool can be gotten cheap some synthetic as well
Get cold weather gloves. Maybe even the cold waterproof ones
Cold weather boots. Waterproof ones.
desert boots suck. they get wet and cold.
still looking for a better option.
closed cell foam bootie/ moccasin for inside a shoe.
cayenne pepper in a shoe/ sock works
sock liners, glove liners
plastic bags can be used over socks in boots.
Food And Water
Plastic Nalgene and nesting cup instead of metal Nalgene.
You will want more calories in the winter
hot foods are best
medicated skin lotion.
make sure things that can freeze are bagged individually.
A space blanket is good
use more rust proof knives in winter
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