The main goal of bugging out is to reach a safe location and you want to do it as quickly as possible and get to the safe point. But, if you get lost that will be a huge problem for you. Bug out planning involves picking more than one route to your location. The routes need to be practiced as well and on a regular basis.
- Part of bug out planning involves selecting primary and alternate routes to reach your destination.
- Those routes should be practiced, too, on a regular basis.
- Travel them during the day and at night, in all four seasons, so you can recognize landmarks and such easily.
“Honestly, there is no excuse to not have maps of the applicable areas in your BOB.”