Bugging out successfully is a matter of careful planning, preparation and a bit of luck. In the event of a natural or manmade disaster, your only hope to survive would be to bug out. Whether you chose to do so on your own terms or you are ordered by law enforcement agencies, make sure you have everything covered.
Bugging out successful will not only increase your chances of survival, but it will also provide you with a fresh start if things don’t go back to normal. The road is never safe and there are some bugging out mistakes that could stop you from reaching a safe heaven. Bugging out can become a necessary outcome of a crisis scenario and you need to be prepared for it. The flaws listed here are a common occurrence for many Preppers out there.
Avoid the following if you plan to bug out:
- Assume that you will be able to return home
A large scale disaster will greatly change your initial plans and returning home might not be possible. In general, it’s hard for most of us to forget about our roots and we always return home, no matter what. We are used to rebuild our lives even during the darkest of times. This culture is well embedded in our hearts and minds, and no matter how hard something hits us, we always find the strength to recover. However, during a regional or national disaster, you will have to rely on a bug out location, distant relatives or places you are familiar with.
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