So it’s finally happened and doomsday has arrived. It could a super-volcano, or an electromagnetic-pulse, and the roads are completely clogged and impassable. You have to take off with your bug out bag, but are still going to need some sort of portable survival shelter. For bug out situations like this your best option is a good tent or bivouac and light weight sleeping bag combination.
Of your portable survival shelter gear, the sleeping bag is the most important as it most directly responsible for keeping you warm at night. Your sleeping bag may not be 100% waterproof, but it should at least be water resistant. In the absence of a good tent, a tarp or even a rain poncho should go far at protecting your sleeping bag from rain. With some ingenuity blocking rain and snow to keep your sleeping bag (and you) dry.
Good sleeping bags for preppers should be rated for extremely cold temperatures (just in case), and since you’ll be carrying it on your back – lightweight. The sleeping bags below are all lightweight, and rated for sub zero degree temperatures.