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ILBE pack as a bug out bag

ilbe as a bug out bag

   I’m always on the look out for the bargain, especially for large or expedition backpacks. Using the surplus ILBE pack as a bug out bag is a great budget bug out option!

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Backpack sizes cubic inches vs liters

Backpacking sizes cubic inches vs liters

Volume: Cubic Inches or Liters? When choosing a Bug Out Backpack, I’ve noticed much confusion about the capacity of backpacks. Many packs claim the exact same capacity, but we find that one backpack holds much more gear than the other. It is somewhat confusing, more so, because the process for measuring backpack capacity has been standardized for many years.

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Top 10 Travel Accessories for Backpack Travel

top 10 travel accessories for backback travel

Whether you’re Euro-railing the Czech Republic, trekking the Amazon or spending a month in Peru, backpack travel is a great way to see the world. And here are the top 10 travel accessories to help backpack travelers stay lightweight, mobile and organized.

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HellCat Alice Pack Mods (Bug Out Bag)

As any good Boy Scout would do, I’m working on being prepared. This means regular reviews and gear of my gear to ensure it is ready to go. In previous posts I’ve discussed the Large ALICE pack and it’s cavernous interior and rugged external frame. but it’s so big that it encourages overpacking. I decided to pack smarter instead of ...

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