When’s the last time you checked your bug out bag? Do you know how much that thing weighs? Have you tried carrying it around for any length of time?
All those things need to be taken into consideration when you decide what you’re putting in your bug out bag. There are several things that you should avoid putting in there mainly based on reducing the overall weight of your bug out bag.
Bug Out Bag Items to Avoid
1. Sleeping Bags
Instead of heavy sleeping bags, just take a couple of emergency bivvies. Of course, this depends on where you live and the time of year. Here in the South, these will do just fine 10 months out of the year, but up north they might not be enough.