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Survival Gear Review: Timbuk2 Aviator Backpack

A few years ago for work, I switched from the over the shoulder computer bag to a backpack.  The old style computer bag just wasn’t cutting it for both work and the urban bug out situation.  After I saw the Timbuk2 Aviator Backpack, I upgraded from there. By Mark P, a contributing author to SurvivalCache.com… Read More

Survival Gear Review: Grid-It by Cocoon

Don’t you think it’s about time you get organized?  As survivalists we pride ourselves in having our “You Know What” together, but most of us lag way behind in having certain elements of our prep ducks lined up in a row.   By Dr. John J. Woods, a contributing author to SurvivalCache.com Some may have… Read More

20 Things You Need in Your Get Home Bag

It may seem like Monday morning quarterbacking, but we want everyone to think about what happened recently in the SE United States to prepare.  When you prepare and plan ahead you limit the number of bad things that can happen to you and your family when a major storm or event hits your area. By… Read More

Survival Gear Review: BirkSun Levels Solar Backpack

A get home bag (GHB) should be reliable, useful and comfortable.  You should be able to carry enough critical items to enable you to make it back home, where you can get to your longer term survival cache.  If it blends into the environment you operate in, even better. By Jim S, a reader of… Read More

Survival Gear Review: Maxpedition Fatboy Versipack

How long have you been trying to find that “perfect” catch all EDC (Everyday Carry) bag?  Your search is over.  We take an in depth look at what may be the ultimate Tier Two bag from Maxpedition, the Fatboy Versipak. By Josh, a contributing author of SurvivalCache.com From the Manufacturer: The Maxpedition Fatboy Versipack Everyday… Read More

3 Things Every Bug Out Bag Needs

One “survival myth” that needs to be addressed and eliminated is the equation that web gear along with an assault pack constitute an "Emergency 72 Hour Kit" or if you have a large camping back pack then you are good for 7 days, add a large duffel bag and you can survive out to 14… Read More

Private Property: Control and Patrol

Private lands left uncontrolled and not patrolled will soon fall victim to trespassers, poachers, thieves, and no goods.  Every year landowners, hunters, and others roll into their recreational camps, retreats or Bug Out locations only to find evidence of vandalism, theft, and outright meanness.   By Dr. John J. Woods a contributing author of SurvivalCache.com… Read More

Three Tier Survival Gear Kits

One of the more popular ideas for survival gear organization is the “Three Tier Survival Gear Kit", also known as Modular Survival Kit.  This extra organization for your Bug Out Bag and EDC will help you to survive almost any situation that you encounter. Article by Survival Cache contributing author: Josh Let’s talk about modular… Read More

Backpack Alternative: WEB Gear

Over the years I have tried many things out in the field and one thing I found that works really well for those of you that don’t like a heavy pack is WEB gear, sometimes known as LBE (Load Bearing Equipment). In this guest article my friend Chuck shows us how WEB Gear can be… Read More

How to Choose an Urban Survival Bag

Choosing an Urban Survival Bag is a lot different than choosing your Bug Out Bag. In some ways it is easier because you probably don't need to worry about having a MOLLE system or an internal or external frame. However, there are some things you need to consider before choosing your urban survival bag. There… Read More

Starting My Bug Out Bag

I am starting my first Bug Out Bag. I've packed for a bunch of backpacking and camping trips in my life but I have never had a Bug Out Bag. I am going to write update articles here on Survival Cache when I add stuff to my BOB so new survivalists can follow along and… Read More