Rourke’s Get Home Bag

What follows is a list of the contents to my Get Home Bag. Always a work in progress feel free to comment and make suggestions. It was originally published in the Projects section.

With my kit I am prioritizing light weight so I can move quickly. If I am on foot I need to travel as fast as possible to get home. This is a medium to short range kit.


Teton Sports Talus 2700 Backpack

Sawyer Mini Water Filter

Mountain House Freeze Dried Food – several pouches

ENO Doublenest Hammock

ENO Helios Suspension System

Yukon Outfitters Hammock Rainfly with Stakes

CIMA Fixed Blade Knife

Plastic Camping Spoon(2)

Mini 22 Lumen LED Area Lights(2)

Israeli Battle Dressing

Sanitation Kit – Wet Wipes, Toothbrush,

Olight S1 Baton LED Flashlight with Extra Batteries

Stanley Steel Cooker Camp Set w/Cup

Camp Cup

Hand Towel, small

Frogg Toggs Poncho

Cheap Emergency Poncho

Fire Starting Kit

Repel Insect Repellent

Spare Glasses

Baofeng UV5R with Extended Antenna

Backup Baofeng Battery – AAA Battery Powered

Ruger SR22 .22LR pistol w/ 3 magazines and 100 rounds CCI Mini Mags

Mechanix Gloves

Helotex Flashlight w/spare batteries(AA)



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