Carry your defensive firearm with you in a pack, without carrying off-body.
Survival in any sense of the word always involves blades, but not, as pop culture would suggest, for fighting off the zombie hordes. The idea that you can survive the apocalypse with a really cool katana is just going to get you killed. We have guns with which to fight, and bringing a sword to a gunfight is well—you know, kinda dumb.
Keep your gear nearby and away from prying eyes.
A lightweight and easy way to manage solution for your everyday carry gear.
Keep your gear close at hand and out of sight.
Carry your pistol and spare magazines where you can easily access them.