It can be overwhelming to start your first bug out bag if you don’t have a lot of extra cash lying around. Survival equipment adds up and often the most well-known, quality products are extremely expensive. Just do a quick search online and your jaw might very well drop when you see the prices for knives, bags, and canteens!
Don’t be discouraged in starting your survival bag if you don’t have that kind of money. You can always opt for cheaper alternatives in certain categories if you can’t afford the top of the line for everything – which, let’s be honest – most of us can’t.
Often, this is a marketing ploy that makes people feel that they’re doing themselves a disservice out in the wild if they don’t get the flashiest, most expensive version of a product.
So how do you start a bug out bag on a budget? Take a look at the video on the next page!