Survival Lean to Shelter

How To : Build a survival lean-to shelter

Building a lean-to shelter can be the difference between survival and not coming home. Learn to build an emergency shelter with this free wilderness survival video series. Part 1 of 10 - How to Build a survival lean-to shelter. Build a survival lean-to shelter - Part 2 of 10. ...more

How To : Make a wilderness survival shelter

In this how-to video, you will learn how to build a wilderness survival shelter. One thing you can do is use a rain poncho, blanket, or piece of plastic and make a water impermeable shelter with a rope like material. These materials could include anything like a cord or dental ...more

How To : Build a survival shelter in the forest

Bushcraft and Survival Skills Magazine and Videojug team up in this informative video to demonstrate how to create a lean-to emergency shelter with minimal resources. You will need an uprooted tree, sturdy straight branches and plenty of leaves and debris. Choose the right spo ...more

How To : Construct a survival shelter in the desert

If you're lost in the desert, this video will teach you the skills to make a survival shelter that will protect you from heat stroke during the day and freezing at night. Dig a trench with a shovel so you can stay safe in the great outdoors.

How To : Make a basic survival shelter from a Mylar blanket

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a basic survival shelter using an emergency blanket. The materials required for this shelter are: an emergency blanket, paracord and duct tape. This is a basic shelter that would be great for certain conditions. This setup woul ...more

How To : Build a wikkie shelter for outdoor survival

Check out this video to learn how to make a wikkie shelter if you need to spend the night in the woods. Part 1 of 2 - How to Build a wikkie shelter for outdoor survival. Part 2 of 2 - How to Build a wikkie shelter for outdoor survival.

How To : Make a lean-to in the wilderness

Sometimes you need a little shelter when you are hiking or camping. If it starts to rain, or you need a little shade from the sun, it will help you very much to build a lean to. In this tutorial, learn how to make a lean to if you are stuck in the wild. Fashioning a lean-to is ...more

How To : Make fires in the snow to survive

This five-part series of videos chronicles firemaking in cold and snowy conditions using backpacking equipment only. The series shows the scenery, adventure, survival philosophy, and gear observations. They hiked into the snowy and cold Rocky Mountain bivouac location they ha ...more

How To : Build a basic shelter out of plastic and cord

In this informative video, Reggie Bennett from the Mountain Shepherd Survival School shows you how to make a basic shelter in the woods. It's simpler than you'd think. Whether you're planning a campy trip or you're trying to prepare for any potential disasters, it's important ...more

How To : Survive when lost in the rain forest

Learn the first rules of survival and avoid panicking. Ray Mears from the BBC gives rain forest survival tips including how to use a machete and to build a shelter from available materials.

How To : Assemble a Survival Kit

I am writing this quick post in response to the recent earthquakes and tsunamis that are affecting Japan. As soon as the news broke, and we began to hear of tsunami warning for our area, I immediately realized how under prepared I was for a natural disaster. The thing that dro ...more

How To : Put together a 10-piece emergency survival kit

Wilderness survival requires smarts, know how and a well equiped emergecy kit to make sure you stay dry, warm and fed. This excellent video tells you what you need to know to put together the essential items of your personal emergency/survival kit. The items include: A good s ...more

How To : Build a lean-to

Reggie Bennett from the Mountain Shepherd Survival School demonstrates how to build a lean-to in the woods. One of the chief advantages of a lean-to structure is that one side remains open, so you can warm yourself by a fire. Knowing how to build a lean-to is a skill you'll be ...more

How To : Build a bivouac shelter

Bushcraft and Survival Skills Magazine and video jug team up to demonstrate how to build a bivouac shelter. Materials you will need are: a bivouac, a ground sheet and a knife. Choose right spot for camp. Is there a fuel source or water nearby? Is there a water source? These an ...more

How To : Be prepared for outdoor disaster

Whether it's a political or economic collapse, a natural disaster or even the zombie apocalypse, follow these outdoor survival tips to make sure you are prepared! Learn how to make a shelter in the wildnerness, proper preparation techniques for supplies, and become a better su ...more

How To : Build an attached carport

A carport, or lean-to shed, attached to an existing building such as a garage, barn, shed or the side of your house can provide economical shelter for vehicles, garden tractors, boats or other equipment. An attached carport is also fairly easy to construct against the side of ...more

How To : Create an A-frame shelter

If you were lost in the forest, how would you shelter yourself from the elements? In this video, Reggie Bennett from the Mountain Shepherd Survival School teaches us how to build an A-frame structure in the woods, even if you don't have standing trees or cord available. You ne ...more

How To : Build a tepee

In this tutorial, Reggie Bennett from the Mountain Shepherd Survival School teaches us how to build a tepee. First used by American Indians, the tepee remains a useful way of providing shelter in a hurry. Whether you're lost in the woods or just spending a few days camping for ...more

How To : Make a neck knife survival kit

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a neck knife survival kit. This is good to have so you can use it for eating and making shelter as well as protect against wild animals. The neck knife should be a small kit and able to hide underneath a shirt. It should be adjustable wit ...more

How To : Assemble a wilderness survival kit

This is a video showing how to assemble a wilderness survival kit. To do this there are some basic things in every kit. One of the things is water, food, or ways to make food, and shelter, or ways to make shelter. There is one prepared kit with pieces of equipment necessary to ...more

How To : Prepare a survival tin for camping

In order to prepare a survival tin for camping, you will need the following: water purification, condoms, brass wire, a candle, a magnifying glass, waterproof matches, cotton balls, fishing hooks, small compass, whistles, fishing line, and empty tobacco tin, and artificial wor ...more

How To : Build a shelter in the forest

Watch this video tutorial to learn how to build a shelter in the forest. If you get stuck in the woods, you'll need to know how to protect yourself from the elements. You Will Need * Ingenuity * Forest debris, like branches, leaves, pine needles, and logs Step 1. Find a dep ...more

How To : Construct a door for a debris hut

If you ever get lost in the wilderness, with no shelter you'll be happy that you watched this video beforehand. From Maine Primitive Skills School instructor Mike Douglas shows how to build a door to a shelter made out of debris as well as troubleshoots common problems. Don't ...more

How To : Lose the last few pounds with carb cycling

If you've got 20 pounds or more to lose, then this is not the video for you. But if you're on the cusp of reaching your goal weight (so think 2-5 pounds off) but you've hit a plateau and the fat won't slide off no matter what you do, then this video will teach you how to get t ...more

How To : Make a cheap woodburning stove for camping

Finding yourself in the wilderness where there is no chance of possibly making a fire outside is pretty dangerous. But you can avoid the danger by making your very own cheap woodburning stove for the inside of you shelter. Enjoy! In order to heat the shelter we thought that w ...more

How To : Build a shelter when out in the wild

Whether you are venturing on a rugged camping trip, or simply want to brush on your outdoor survival skills, this video will come in handy. Learn how to build a shelter when out in the wild. Mike builds a make-shift shelter with only what is immediately available to him.

How To : Survive hiking in the Appalachian mountains

In this survival video series, learn how to survive hiking in the Appalachian Mountains from hiking expert David Jackel. David will teach you how to survive hiking in the Appalachian Mountains with camping tips and survival techniques such as how to pack for a camping trip in ...more

How To : World's Best Survivalism HowTo's

You're alone in the wilderness. Stranded. Hungry. Cold. What do you do? Naivety could be your downfall, but you don't need to be an Army Ranger to survive. The five most basic survival skills are fire, shelter, signaling, first aid, and food and water. Learn them. Know them. ...more

How To : Make a Fire by Rubbing Two Sticks Together!

Here's a survival technique for making a fire with the most basic of resources—assuming you can find two sticks to rub together! Video: . With a little creative license, let's imagine you're cast away on a deserted island with little hope of rescue. In a situation like this, b ...more

How To : Make wilderness survival priorities

Learn wilderness survival priorities. This is part two of a series on survival shelters and skills by Ron Hood. Find your directions, search for a south facing slope to make your camp. You can also learn how to tell time with your fist.

How To : Build an effective first shelter in Minecraft

If you're just starting with Minecraft for the first time and seem to be failing at surviving through the first night, maybe it'd be a good idea to watch this video from Machinima! In this video you'll learn how to get started, harvest resources, create a work station, and oth ...more

News : Minecraft World's Ultimate Survival Guide, Part 1

Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our advanced tutorials and come play on our free server. Note: As I thought of writing something like this, it sounded fairly simple. A one-stop guide for everything related to survival (survival mode, SMP) in Minecraft. But as I progress ...more

How To : Get rescued from a deserted island

Whether your plane made a crash landing or your ship got lost on a three-hour tour, now you're stranded on a remote island. Here's how to get help. You Will Need * A freshwater source * Some dry sticks * Rocks and leaves * Clothing * A mirror or a reflective object * Cell pho ...more

News : Minecraft World's Ultimate Survival Guide, Part 2

Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our advanced tutorials and come play on our free server. Welcome back to Minecraft World's Ultimate Survival guide! A few days ago, we reviewed a good way to start off right when you spawn, plus a small rundown of the mobs. Now we will co ...more

How To : Your Illustrated Extreme Winter Survival Guide

If you ever find yourself in the unfortunate predicament of being stranded outdoors in the snow, don't eat snow off the ground. Eating solid snow will sap your body of precious internal heat (since the heat will be used to melt the consumed ice), so it is best to melt the snow ...more

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