snakedrblog:

Sandpiper Of California (SOC) Bugout Bag

This is the older version with the mesh front pocket. The latest version has a MOLLE/PALS front panel and some variations with internal storage pockets.

Packed last night with sufficient gear for 2 weeks.

The dimensions (unexpanded) provides the ideal size for carry on luggage so it doesn’t have to go in the aircraft hold.

Once you land just grab your bag and go!

Upcycled Flapsack by buckprod constructed from Conrad Anker’s haul bag used on the Shark’s Fin (East Face Meru, FA VI 5.10 A4 M7, India, 2011).  Upcycled Flapsack by buckprod constructed from Conrad Anker’s haul bag used on the Shark’s Fin (East Face Meru, FA VI 5.10 A4 M7, India, 2011).  Upcycled Flapsack by buckprod constructed from Conrad Anker’s haul bag used on the Shark’s Fin (East Face Meru, FA VI 5.10 A4 M7, India, 2011).  Upcycled Flapsack by buckprod constructed from Conrad Anker’s haul bag used on the Shark’s Fin (East Face Meru, FA VI 5.10 A4 M7, India, 2011).  Upcycled Flapsack by buckprod constructed from Conrad Anker’s haul bag used on the Shark’s Fin (East Face Meru, FA VI 5.10 A4 M7, India, 2011). 

Upcycled Flapsack by buckprod constructed from Conrad Anker’s haul bag used on the Shark’s Fin (East Face Meru, FA VI 5.10 A4 M7, India, 2011). 

orasky:

I’ve found that packing light has kept my mental space pretty light. When all your possessions… fit in a daypack, the cognitive weight of stuff really disappears. There’s not really anything for you to worry about. Just grab your pack and go find adventure.

Q

sehwagology asked:

Best lightweight, quick drying towel? Microfibre is the best way to go?

A

I myself use PackTowl.

-J

moatgroup:

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Packing and organization are key aspects of vehicle preparation, movement, and security that is very often overlooked. Remember…travel light, fast, and always know where you are going.

This applies to almost all walks of life operating in and around vehicles.

For example, let’s say you have…

(via masterofnil)

smallteams:

I believe in being nimble. Being small and light allows you to move and act faster, more fluently. Being light allows you to be more efficient.

You don’t need a big team to be successful. You need the right team for that. The right people can perform at a higher level and be tasked with multiple…

Not directly related to packing light, however it is related to being light and fast.

muddybadger:

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muddybadger:

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muddybadger:

Great article from a buddy who was “ruined” by GORUCK.

Now, go sign up for one and be “ruined”.

We are always trying new ways to configure our gear. I’ve already posted about the quick recon kit with a GORUCK Bullet 10, but personally I thought that one was heavy. I simplified it a little bit.

Go out and Move!

"We all try to be busy instead of being alive, busy instead of getting out and breathing, busy sending useless texts instead of walking in the woods with our kids or introducing them to life’s joys. We move information instead of simply moving,"