It does not matter if the zombies, vampires, or robots are coming. You have to take the steps to prepare. I am going to share with you some of the essential items required to keep your brains in your skull. This is not a definitive list on how to survive a zombie apocalypse, or any other type or apocalypse for that matter. However, it will give you some ideas to get started. You should always consider your location, your own personal needs, and the type and severity of apocalypse you may be facing. This list should offer you a head start and help prevent you from being turned into a lumbering undead monstrosity.
Let’s Examine How to Survive a Zombie Apocalypse
Follow these steps and you’ll be one step ahead of the walkers:
This entrenching tool has been used for many years by soldiers due to its multiple uses in a survival scenario. It has a saw on the backside a blade that can be sharpened on the other and it collapses for ease of carrying. If you need to forcefully dig into the circuit board of some robot or remove a zombie’s head from it’s shoulders this SOG shovel is the tool you need.
Unless you want to get turned into a member of the undead and eat brains, ya gotta pick up some survival food. This bucket from Mountain House has a shelf life of over twelve years. It contains yummy dishes like lasagna and chicken teriyaki. When you’re crouched in a bunker listening to the sound of thousands of zombie feet stomping above your head, one of the the only things that will provide any comfort is a nice warm meal!
Non lethal weapons can be important in a apocalyptic survival situation. When the human population is dwindling we don’t want to kill each other off but we may have to zap some sense into one another. This stun gun from Vipertek has an internal battery that can be recharged by plugging it directly into the wall. It also has a flashlight built in because you’re most likely gonna want to see the look of shock (pun intended) on your attackers face.
How to survive a zombie apocalypse; bullets, bullets, and more bullets! Most enemies have a weakness to bullets, but in a survival scenario, especially an end of the world type ordeal, they can be hard to come by. You’re gonna need a melee weapon that can get the job done. This machete from Gerber is just the thing you need to build a shelter or pierce the skull of any walker you come upon.
When it comes to making sure you know how to survive a zombie apocalypse it doesn’t matter if you’re in need of fixing your glasses or building a tool to kick some asses. This sweet Multi-Tool case has just what you need. It comes with pens for writing in the new code your camp will need to invent to fool the bandits. Also it has a can opener built in because you don’t want to be the guy that has to open all the beans with your teeth.
All this survival gear is not going to carry itself around. You will need something to haul all this equipment and help manage your new inventory, like the Survival pack, bug out bag, back pack. This is just what you need to survive and thrive in any situation. How to survive a zombie apocalypse you ask? Just load this pack with all the items listed above.
Coming in last, but certainly not least, we have The Zombie Survival Guide by Max Brooks. You’re going to want to keep this guide handy at all times. I would say commit every word of it to memory but you probably shouldn’t do that in case a zombie eats your brain and learns all the secrets of this book.