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If You’re NOT Packing Your Backpack Like This, You’re Doing It ALL Wrong!


We’ve discussed in various posts the essential items that you should be carrying in your survival packs or bugout bags, but this is the first post where we’ll explain how you should pack them.

Is there an art to packing bags?

Well, believe it or not, there is! And if you’re not packing it the correct way, then you’re not making the most of your backpack’s design and even risking injury to your back, shoulders, and legs!

The key to a perfectly packed backpack is balance load. The weight should be centered and close to your body to avoid putting a strain on your shoulders.

This info-graph from shows exactly what this looks like, Check it out HERE.

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