First, let's define the difference between a snow cave and a Quinzee. A Quinzee is made by shaping snow into a dome-like structure and then hollowing out sleeping quarters inside. The word Quinzee comes from the indigenous peoples of Alaska and Northern Canada. A snow cave, on … [Read more...] about Will a Snow Cave Keep You Alive?
Bug Out Bag Debate: Tarp or Tent for Emergency Shelter A Bug-Out-Bag Is Designed For Emergencies, So Some Inconvenience Is To Be Expected When on a family outing, you can carry a six or eight person cabin tent in the back of your vehicle. Weight is not a large factor when you … [Read more...] about Bug Out Bag Debate: Tarp or Tent for Emergency Shelter
A previous article talked about the importance of shelter placement, so we will not discuss shelter locations in great detail other than to say it may be one of the more important aspects when it comes to your safety. Today's article will discuss other aspects of shelters such as … [Read more...] about Shelter Building: The Basics
Shelter can mean the difference between life and death in a survival situation, and so the importance of a shelter cannot be stressed enough. However, your shelters' location is just as important, and it is something that must be carefully considered. Your shelter will protect … [Read more...] about Survival Shelter Location: Placement is Important
Most of the survival reality shows would have you believe that you could awaken one day to find yourself in the middle of a jungle or in a vast wilderness area with nothing but the clothes on your back, and with shoes in some cases. You may be expected to survive with nothing … [Read more...] about 5 Basic Survival Skills You Can Practice In Your Backyard Now