Learning how to build a survival shelter is beneficial in so many ways. Even if you are not an adventurist, or you hate mountain climbing or hiking, one must learn at least the basics of building a survival shelter. And these are also beneficial to those who love outdoors and hiking.
If there’s a need for evacuation and the only escape you and your family can do is to stay at a higher level, mountain or hill is the best choice. What if there’s a need for you and your family to stay nights and more nights away from home?
If you know how to build a survival shelter, everyone in your family will be safe and warm. It is your shell against any bad weather, or even your privacy in case there’s a lot of you who need to stay there for long.
Another reason is when someone is injured, or you get lost in your hiking, get caught in a storm or there’s a need to stay a night in the middle of nowhere. This shelter is your protection against the wildlife and prey.
Survival Shelter Tips
- Learn the Types of Survival Shelter
Learn at least one or two types of a shelter. There are a lot of different types of a survival shelter. That depends on how long you need to stay and use the shelter. Also, it depends on the number of occupants per shelter. Some good examples are simple frame and tarp method, and the long-term cabin.
- The Weather
It is good to consider the weather. If there is a heavy storm, sure you need a stronger shelter. If you can access a cave much better but make sure to keep an eye on the wild animals that surround the cave.
Knowledge is the best weapon we can pull out no matter what situations we may encounter.