Today we’ll be talking about the basics of long range/survival pack setup and the equipment that goes into them. Take a look as Loadout Room writer and Military Survival Instructor, Mike Jones drops some knowledge on setting up your pack for longer distance rucks or backpacking trips. Mike has extensive knowledge on setting up a survival pack for longer distance recce type missions. He uses his experience to walk you through setting up your pack for civilian backpacking trips. The mindset used here can also be adapted to small day packs as well.
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