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The Complete Guide to Bushcraft Shelters

Never forget that bushcraft is as much about enjoying your time in the woods as it is about wilderness survival skills. Many people bushcraft as a way of practicing these kinds of skills. However, it can misconstrue your take on things like bushcraft shelter. When building your bushcraft shelters you should pay special attention to …

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How To Build A Debris Shelter

The debris shelter is one of the simplest and most versatile shelters used for survival. It is made of sticks and branches, covered with leaves and other debris materials. Debris shelters are simple but sturdy shelters made from natural resources. You can create them out of wood, stone, mud, etc. These huts provide protection from the …

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How to Make and Use a Wickiup Shelter

The Algonquians were one of many American tribes that used the woods and the land to survive. The wickiup shelter was created, and the name coined, by this tribe. Their word for home-dwelling was “wikiyap” and it was this kind of teepee-style shelter. The skills and the knowledge of Native American tribes are something that …

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How To Make And Use a Tree Pit Shelter in Snow

There are lots of survival shelters that will serve you just perfectly in the spring, summer, or fall months. You can cut trees down and use fallen wood to build an effective shelter to protect yourself from the weather in a survival situation. However, what can you do if the world around you is covered …

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7 Tarp Shelters for Survival and Everyday Use

It’s hard to believe that our ancestors slept under the stars. They faced the elements and lived out in the world that we currently shield ourselves from. Only the very rare understand how effective a simple tarp shelter can be. The right tarp shelter for the right scenario can make a night out in the …

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11 Types of Survival Shelters & Why You Need To Know How To Build Them

Why do I need a survival shelter? In light of the current events that are evolving in the world today, it is best to be prepared for the worst while hoping for the best. Picture yourself and your family in just such an event as a Natural Disaster or Economic breakdown. We have already experienced …

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How To Create and Survive In a Long Term Survival Shelter

Every seasoned survivalist, prepper, and adventurer knows that to survive in the middle of nowhere, you must be able to build a long term survival shelter. Without shelter, your chances of surviving and getting back to civilization drops due to extreme heat, cold, and the risk of being attacked by wild animals. But what goes …

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The A-Frame Shelter: Everything You Need to Know

Learning survival skills like the A-frame shelter isn’t like mastering a language, becoming proficient in carpentry, or dabbling in pottery. It’s devoting yourself to developing expertise you hope never to need. And chances are, you won’t. Most people don’t get lost in the wilderness. Most of the time, nothing goes wrong on a camping trip …

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Igloo Shelters: How to Build the Cold Weather Protection

So you want to survive the cold, harsh winter? One way to do that is by building an igloo shelter. Igloos are perfect for those who want a quick and easy shelter option. Igloos are one of the most effective shelters in cold environments. They are simple to build and will keep you warm when …

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Sod shelter

A sod shelter (or turf house) is strong and fireproof. A framework covered with sod provides a shelter that is warm in cold weather, and one that is easily made waterproof and insect -proof in the summer. The framework for a sod shelter must be very strong, and it can be made of logs, driftwood, poles, etc. …

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