The 10 Best Survival Backpacks

Updated January 12, 2018 by Daniel Imperiale

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We spent 28 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top options for this wiki. Survival backpacks, also known as bug-out bags, can mean the difference between life and death if anything should come between you and basic supplies, like food and water. Many of the packs on our list come with everything two or more people would need to get by for a few days. We've also included some of the best empty bags on the market for anyone who wants to build their kit from the ground up. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best survival backpack on Amazon.

10. Ready America 70280 Emergency Kit

9. First Aid Global Disaster Pack

8. Ready America 70385 Deluxe

7. Emergency Zone 840-2 Urban Bug Out

6. Mardingtop Tactical 52cm

5. 3V Gear Paratus Operator's Tactical

4. First My Family 4 Person Premium

3. Sustain Supply Co. Premium Emergency Bag

2. Reebow Gear Military Tactical

1. Ultimate Arms Gear Wise Company 5-Day


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Last updated on January 12, 2018 by Daniel Imperiale

Daniel is a writer, actor, and director living in Los Angeles, CA. He spent a large portion of his 20s roaming the country in search of new experiences, taking on odd jobs in the strangest places, studying at incredible schools, and making art with empathy and curiosity.


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