Whether you are camping, hiking or dealing with a natural disaster, there are many scenarios during which survivalists will find themselves roughing it.
Obviously you will want to have basic survival gear such as a tent, hiking backpack, utility knife and flashlight on hand, but what about technology that can help you while you are roughing it?
There are many options that probably come to mind, but only some of them will be truly beneficial when you are far away from the rest of society. To help you determine what deserves a spot in your bug out bag, we have compiled a list of five of the most useful pieces of technology for roughing it.
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