So you just got a new 5.11 backpack and you’re ready to turn it into an emergency Go-Bag huh? Here’s a checklist of some of the essentials gear you’ll want to pack it with.

You can view our full selection of bags purpose-built for your next mission HERE.

Don’t just take our word for it though. Watch this video of ret. US Navy SEAL Clint Emerson instruct you step by step the best way to assemble your Go-Bag.

If you’re interested in taking classes from experts like Clint, sign up for a free ABR Academy at your local 5.11 retail store.