When it comes to survival in the wilderness, or even urban survival, you can never have too many supplies. It pretty well goes hand in hand that the more you have at your disposal, the easier time you will have at attempting to make it through the SHTF, largely because you will be able to apply your resources to a greater number of goals.
While it's true that you want as much at your disposal as possible, you also run the risk of having so much gear that you can't possibly carry it all safely or quickly.
If you're bugging out, speed is often your goal because you'll want to get to your bug out location as quickly as possible. With that in mind, what is the absolute minimum of gear you should plan on surviving with?
For the 11 most useful, and most popular, tools any prepper worth their salt should hold onto, continue on to the next page.