Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Shelter: Forest A-Frame

The A-Frame shelter is one of the most basic shelters out there. Instructions on how to build one can be found in almost any book on bushcraft or survival manual, so I'm not going to give instructions on how to build one. I will say that although it is easy to construct it's also time consuming. It took me about two hours to build the one shown in the pictures, but the outcome was well worth the effort. Experience has taught me that giving your shelter a little more attention gives you a much better nights sleep.

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  1. If you’re lost in the outdoors - Part 2 (Direction of Travel)  So if you don’t have a compass, how do you figure out direction of travel during the daytime? Here’s 3 different methods for you to try:   Shadowless Stick Method: Place a stick in the ground and then move or adjust it until the shadow disappears completely, soon it will reappear with the shadow running roughly East/West.   Shadow

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