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While knowing how to build shelter from the woods around you is important and impressive, we have easy to pack materials that are more effective. The ability to build shelters with tools is incredibly important. A great tarp can be used to make many types of shelters. They will not rely on pine boughs to keep the water out or wind. Tarps are an important part of your survival kit. The skills to use them are just important.
This article is all about how to build DIY survival shelters and survive a night in the wild. Would you be able to make a viable shelter? Not only does it take methods it also takes practice. You have to commit to all of your skills. They will dissolve or never take root if you do not practice them.
Bonus: How to Make Pemmican, the Original Survival Food
Invented by the natives of North America pemmican was used by Indian scouts as well as early western explorers.
Native Americans spent a great deal of time on the go and depended on having portable, high-energy, highly nutritious, and filling foods that would last for long periods of time without refrigeration.
Pemmican is a portable, long-lasting, high-energy food. It's made of lean, dried meat that's crushed into powder and mixed with hot, rendered fat. This makes it one of the ultimate foods to have stockpiled for when SHTF or disaster strikes.
People really should avert their gaze from the modern survival thinking for just a bit and also look at how folks 150 years ago did it.
These guys were the last generation to practice basic things, for a living, that we call "survival skills" now.