Cheap Survival Shelter: Discover 2 Outstanding Ways To Keep Yourself Protected

Planning for shelter is important. But here’s the problem. Heavy shelter wont work. For instance, I have a 6 man Coleman WeatherMaster tent. But am I planning on carrying that with me in a bug out scenario? Better choices for survival shelter would be lightweight material, or natural elements. In this article I want to share two ideas that you might never have thought about. MAN-MADE CHEAP SHELTERS LA has many homeless people. A product was developed out of this problem. It’s called the EDAR (Everyone Deserves a Roof). EDAR is a combination tent and cot. It is an outstanding success and it works great. But of course, EDAR is just the start for cheap portable shelters. Go to Google …

7 Instant Survival Shelters: From Home Wrap To Garbage Bags

With instant tents or tarps, some people get bogged down in useless details. They get sucked into edge seaming, waterproofing and other details. But they are missing a special ingredient in these shelters. They are missing the “instant-ness”. Its kind of like instant coffee. But it’s a tent. After reading this article, you’ll be able to prepare your own instant survival shelter from these simple ideas. SHELTER #1 – 2 SECOND TENTS Its a legitimate tent with fiberglass rods, UV protective coating, but it goes up quickly. One of the best ones is the Quechua’s 2 second tent. You just throw this tent and it sets itself up. Yeah, its crazy. The downside? It collapses into a ring form. That …

Please Remember What’s First – Wilderness Survival Tip

When in a survival situation, there are a lot of things that rush through your head. However, it is very important that you Please Remember What’s First. That’s P. R. W. F. for Protection, Rescue, Water, and Food. -Protection- Your first goal should always to ensure adequate protection. Even in 50 degree weather you can get hypothermia, especially if wet and in wind. Shelter from the sun is essential in warmer climates as well. Using paracord that you should have in your survival kit and whatever you can find in your immediate vicinity, construct some form of shelter and protection from the elements. When building shelter to stay warm, remember one layer of insulation on bottom is as good as …

Wilderness Survival Gear

Into the Wild will you explore the beauty of nature or take a stress-free adventure. Before getting to such a risky itinerary of your life, you must secure yourself a wilderness survival gear. Even pilots and forest trekkers are wary about getting their safety. So you must be on the lookout of your welfare as you discover Mother Earth’s greatness. Wilderness survival gear will keep your cool. It’s not anything that you must only have when emergencies take place. It is a necessity that you take along with you. Your survival kit comprises sustaining gear, paraphernalia and stuff that are all designed to stay you out of danger. These are all secured in a single bag that comes in handy. …

Survivor or Potential Casualty

Are you a survivor or a potential casualty? A true survivor will continue no matter what the odds. He will not look at what he hasn’t got and despair, he will look at what he has got and work with it. It is this quality of life that has helped people face survival situations in the past and gave them the energy to not only survive but also to live. Knowing how to do with little will make you appreciate what you have whether it be a little or a lot. In a survival situation, whether it be a collapsed economy, stranded in the wilderness or whatever the case may be, will demand courage, determination and perhaps something more. You …

Urban Survival Skills – Preparing For the Unexpected

Survival situations can occur just about anywhere. Contrary to what most of us think, survival is not limited to getting through rough outdoor situations. You can be stranded a thousand miles from civilization in the most hostile desert, left floundering in the open sea, or simply just struggling to survive in your own attic, and the only thing that is going to help you overcome the threat to your life is having the necessary skills and the necessary tools. The last decade has seen a rapid deterioration of the global economic climate. Political, military and legal mismanagement has given rise to increasing violence and crime, and countless countries face a near-constant threat of civil war. In general, the growing disparity …

Tyvek Tent: 4 Reasons Why House Wrap Belongs In Your Survival Kit

Imagine bugging out in the middle of a natural disaster. And imagine a perfectly waterproof shelter on your back that weighs almost nothing. That’s what a Tyvek tent would feel like. Sure there are plenty of alternatives to a home depot tent like plastic, Mylar space blankets, canvas and Gore-Tex. But these are either very expensive comparatively speaking, or non breathable. So here are the key reasons why Tyvek, house wrap or Typar make sense as an emergency shelter material. 1) cheap 2) lightweight 3) waterproof and 4) machine washable. REASON #1: TYVEK SHELTERS ARE CHEAP Cheap is important because survival isn’t about glamor. The less money you have to spend on shelter per square foot, means you can buy …

4 Basic Survival Skills, The Sacred Order

In today’s world with the collapsing economy, pollution running unchecked across our planet, the threat of the take over of our “safe” food supply by GMO’s, and many other threats to our safety, I feel I should share some very basic skills for survival. You never know when these skills may come in handy. The most important thing you need to know is the Sacred Order of survival. The sacred order of survival is: Shelter, water, fire, food. Know this well because when faced with a survival situation, you will need to focus on conserving your energy and resources. The biggest threat to your survival is YOU. Most people die in a survival situation because they don’t do the one …

Survival Skills and Survival Equipment

Wilderness survival used to be part of daily life. But even though we feel protected inside our modern cocoons, getting a grip on survival skills is still a smart ‘just in case’ set of skills to acquire. Even in today’s world, survival skills are not only for the Backpacker, outdoors enthusiasts or sportsman any more. But what are survival skills? Survival Skills are the techniques and the know-how that might help you to make it through hazardous conditions (such as storms or earthquakes), dangerous locations (like the desert, the mountains, the jungle and other extreme environments. As soon as practicable, try to learn the essential survival skills, for example, ways to avoid getting lost, how to construct a shelter, the …

Tornado Survival Skills

For their size, tornadoes are nature’s most violent storm born force. Every year tornadoes leave death and destruction in their wake. Natures fury is a part of life, and for all who perish in these storms, many more survive. Below you will find facts and tips that can help increase your chances for survival. Tornado Facts A tornado can leave damage paths in excess 50 miles long and one mile wide. Tornadoes can have winds that reach up to 300 miles an hour. A tornado can strike quickly, with little or no warning. Most tornadoes have a forward speed of 30-70 miles an hour. A tornado can appear nearly transparent until they pick up dust and debris. The largest percentage …