Hammock Shelter Basics-This is a guest post by JJ Johnson (JJSERE1). JJ is a former USAF Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape (SERE) Instructor and currently runs his own survival blog which can be seen here: http://www.realitysurvival.com. He also has a YouTube Channel with several survival/self-reliance related videos which can be found here: http://www.youtube.com/user/jjsere1 Hammock Shelter Basics by […]
Pine Tree Winter Survival Snow Shelter Video Post-On a recent winter adventure in the Rocky Mountains I was able to film a video about a quick “Mother Nature” winter shelter idea to reduce exposure from the harsh winter elements. In deep snow, pine trees create a natural shelter at their base…and with a little work it can be a huge help in […]
Wilderness Survival Debris Hut-I’m not sure exactly who came up with the name”Debris Hut” but it is a term used quite often within the wilderness survival community. In essence, a Debris Hut is a shelter style that consists of a basic stick built framework that is then layered with branches, vines, and smaller sticks. Step # 1 is […]
I had a great time and learned a lot in Survival Basic Skills 101 class at Willow Haven Outdoor. The instructors were awesome, they took the time to make sure that you could accomplish every skill. I learned several skills that I hope I never have to use, but it is good to have them in my back pocket. I also learned some skills that I will use on most every backpacking trip that I go on. I am also going to be updating the emergency kit that I take backpacking with some additional items that would make an emergency situation survivable.