There are several aspects to every successful bug-out, the first of course is actually leaving your current location on time and travelling to your destination. This article will cover the Basic Bug-Out Plan in two parts.This week Part I will cover the Plan outline and the following week Part II will cover the destination and survival retreat search and acquisition.Alternative Routes It’s critical that two distinct routes are mapped with different rally points on the way to the final destination.The first route will be for an early bug-out, when the timing is perfect and all the roads will still be open, as mass panic has not ensued.Communication or a complete understanding of when and where to meet will be required to keep order.If funds dictate the purchase of small HAM hand held radios for each member, then by all means do so.PART I The Bug-Out Plan To cover the bug-out part we have coined an easy acronym. L ocation A lternative Routes S upplies T iming O bservation U niformity T ransportation Location Location and communication with family or group members when the SHTF will be key.
The Bug Out Dream: Buy a small parcel of land halfway across the country with all your friends.These factors complicate and unravel any good bug-out plan.Even the most decorated combat veteran will feel the gut wrenching pain when they realize that loved ones are possibly far away and unreachable if a sudden event arises.The next morning travelling westward towards no-man’s-land the truck runs out of fuel on a lonely back road trying to circumvent the next chaotic metropolitan area.After abandoning the vehicle and walking for three days, a hastily constructed checkpoint appears a hundred meters past the turn in the road that was not correctly scouted.
It will be a trying time for all involved, but success can be achieved if you a clear and concise strategy in place. Solar storm, nuclear EMP, or a derivatives crash; any one of these could trigger a national or worldwide socio-economic collapse on a scale nobody has ever seen, with the subsequent destruction of life, liberty and property almost unimaginable.