Matches, MREs, sleeping bag, and tent are all checked off the list. You almost have all of the equipment needed, except for an Army shovel. Made for travel, an Army folding shovel is perfectly sized to fit in your bug-out bag. You cannot go on that trip without one. It is an essential piece of equipment for digging latrines, trenches, fire pits, small animal traps, and even leveling out ground for your tent. You know that you can find one through the reliable sellers on eBay. A new-condition U.S. Army shovel folds down to the size of your hand, but extends up to two or three feet and weighs only a few pounds. A vintage army shovel from WWI or WWII might be interesting to own, perhaps as a conversation piece, but it would not be ideal for practical use. Order your new collapsible Army shovel, and you will have everything needed to disappear into the woods for that much-needed getaway.Shop the extensive inventory of tools and camping shovels!