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Building a survival shelter is a crucial part of any preppers plan. To be prepared you need to know how to shelter yourself in both the urban landscape and the wilderness.
There are a number of options when it comes to building shelter in the wild. You often find that many take some time and materials.
However, there are some that can be made fast and with all-natural materials. The wickiup is one such shelter and offers great benefits to those who know how to craft it.
This is a great article about building a wickiup and how to get proficient at it. You will find that like all shelters this one requires some practice and an understanding of source materials.
If you can overcome these two issues you will lean on the wickiup as a quick answer in times of emergency. Couple this with a fire and you are going to be in control of survival.
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.