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  1. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I think a bug-out bag or get-home-bag should be relatively light. For example 30 pounds for an average healthy adult man, and less for most women and children. There are government regulations for maximum carrying weight, to prevent chronic damage to the spine. These regulations can be found...
  2. Vendor Deals
    http://www.5col.net/Esbit-Alcohol-Burner/dp/B004RHPSMM $19.99 plus shipping (shipping is free for orders over $50) It weighs almost nothing, has no moving parts, and no components that will wear out or break. Simply fill the stove with denatured alcohol, light it, and you will quickly have a...
  3. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    I am thinking longer term right now, since both of our kids are young (15 mo & 3). Ideally, for our BOB, I want to have some sort of shelter. Needs to be lightweight & easy to put up. Hubby & I are not campers yet and he is definitely a person who likes his creature comforts. So a tent that...
  4. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    Cool link for Ultralight Backpacking ideas http://www.the-ultralight-site.com/
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