This will become very
important because you may need to walk, hike or
run somewhere during your emergency. Make sure you either
store or have quick access to any type of Footwear shown below
that may apply to you:
Boots - These are usually not that great
for hiking. However, they are outstanding for riding horses
and working outside.
Shoes - These are usually just an old
pair of tennis shoes that can now be used to walk in the
creek (or any other water).
- These are a
brand name of unique rubber shoe that is quite
versatile. They come in all sizes and colors and can
be worn in water, dirt, sand, grass or whereever and
then they can be rinsed off to look as good as
Shoes - For most emergencies, you will
not really need to worry about these shoes.
- These are very
valuable if you ever need to shower in a public shower
Boots - These are nice and rugged, tough,
warm and can be quite weatherproof. They would be the
Footwear of choice if you needed to hike somewhere to
escape your emergency.
Shoes - Many people have these in their
closets and they are made to be light. Keep your old ones
in your 72 Hour Kit.
Shoes - These are an ancestor of the
Jogging Shoe, see above.
Boots - These are made to allow you to
walk in ankle-deep water. They are made of rubber and not
insulated, but just keeping your feet dry is half the
battle in keeping warm. This is one of the kinds of boots
that firefighters wear.
- If you need to hike
through a sandy terrain, these live up to their name and
allow the sand to be removed as you walk.
- These can be handy if
you need to shelter in a public area in cold, drafty
weather where flip-flops won't keep you warm.
Boots - These earn their keep when you
must walk in the cold or snowy weather.
- These are made to
allow you to walk on top of snow. They can be very valuable
if you ever need to travel on foot through those
- People who
participate in stream fishing may likely have a pair
of these. They come in waist deep or chest deep
varieties and they allow you to walk in deep water
without getting wet.
- Water Socks
- These are made to wear
while walking in water. They are very useful at the beach
or in a stream or river.