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According to some of the top wilderness survival websites, there are eight common mistakes that can cost you big in the wild. The first is no shelter, which really turns into a double barreled mistake.
If you do not have a proper shelter with you or lack the knowledge to build one with what is around you-you might be in trouble. It is vital to create a shelter that keeps you dry and limits exposure to the elements.