The ability to find/ construct shelter in the wild is necessary for a variety of reasons:survival shelter

  • Protection from the elements
  • Protection from wild animals
  • Psychological boost to the survivor

poncho shelterThe term ‘shelter’ is inclusive of everything from single person ‘pup’ type tents, to cozy and

warm dwellings made of locally sourced materials, and everything in between.  Shelter can even be a good bivy sack.  In short, whatever protects you from the elements can be considered shelter.