If you get lost or nature creates a situation where you can't get out due to weather there are four basic survival needs. These have been the same throughout history. They are shelter, water, fire, and food. Basically without shelter your survival success in adverse extreme conditions decreases exponentially. In generally in extreme conditions you can live without food for a few weeks, without water for a few days but without shelter for less time (although this does vary based on location and situation. This list will focus on techniques and tips for finding shelter.
September 24, 2013