I have pieced together a list of what anybody who is travelling during the apocalypse should have. This list is based off of backpacking sites, the zombie survival guide, and personal experiences. Any starred item is optional and the items in parenthesis are my personal preferences. Words in brackets are extra information. 1)Sturdy hiking backpack. 2)fixed blade knife 6-10". 3)Band-aids. 4)spare shirt. 5)Gauze. 6)Spare pair of jeans. 7)Alcohol wipes. 8)Spare pair of underwear. 9)Compass. 10)2 extra pairs of socks. 11)Map. 12)Small washcloth. 13)Flashlight. 14)Jacket*[for colder seasons]. 15)Cord. 16)Sweater*[for warmer seasons]. 17)Swiss army knife. 18)Sleeping bag. 19)Fire starter(matches). 20)Tarp. 21)Sunglasses*. 22)survival guide. 23)Purell*. 24)Water bottle. 25)Toothbrush. 26)Fishing line. 27)Longrange weapon. with ammo(shotgun 24 shells). 28)Non perishable snacks. 29)Pistol with ammo*[can replace long range weapon](.22 pistol 30 rounds. 30)Melee weapon(crowbar)
Please comment and add your suggestions or list
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You admire homeless people in the city for their ability to live off their skills in the city.
Great list! Here's a few other items I have in my emergency kit you might consider. Some items might be extraneous but it's what I've got. YMMV.
Hat: good for both sun and rain.
Small mirror for signaling.
Sponge for soaking up drinking water from puddles/dew (stay away from bright colors).
Pens/pencils and notepad.
Various plastic bags: ziplocs, grocery store bags, and garbage bags.
P-51 can opener.
2 canteen cups, Esbit stove, trioxane.
Firearms maintenance items: solvent, oil, cleaning rod.
Gorilla duct tape.
Radios: CB, shortwave, GMRS/FRS. Eventually, I'd like to get a Ham.
Kinetic powered wrist watch.
Caribiners and zip ties.
Adventure Medical bivvy bag.
Small spool of wire.
Small sewing kit: needles, thread, safety pins, buttons.
First Aid Kit:
Foot powder and moleskin.
Tweezers/forceps, hemostat, surgical scissors.
Syringe: mainly for wound irrigation.
damn I can narrow this down to 5 things, lets see if anyone else can.
3)non perishable food/water
these obviously are the bare necessity's.
30 rounds of .22lr- really? a box is 50 rounds and it really isn't very much. you can easily put 300 into a small zip lock bag. weighs little and takes up little space.
shotgun for long range?