Shelter varies from the place we call home; to the inside of a doorway on a cold raining night. People spend more on their shelter, than others make in a lifetime. When it comes to disasters/emergencies we need to be able to adapt or die. I will walk you through the levels of shelter to help you understand the concept that it is more than meets the eye.
You mind is the first tool you will use in finding/building shelter. How strong is your will to live? How do you deal with cold and hot weather? Do you understand the environment you are in at the time of the situtation? Have you ever watched videos on how to make shelter? Have you made a shelter before?
In the right environment all of this questions could be mean the difference between life and death.
Next, the colthes you wear will be of great importance. How many people went out for a stroll and assumed they would not need anything else. How many of those people died? If your lost and it’s dark, try to find leaves or anything of value you can stick in your shirt. In a pinch it will add extra layers. Continue reading