This step by step tutorial of how to build a bushcraft A frame sleeping shelter is a primitive skill that can save your life by helping you not freeze to dead. Building a structure to sleep on that is above the ground level keeps the coldness of the earth from lowering a person’s body temperature causing hypothermia.
Hypothermia is a rapid progressive mental and physical collapse accompanying the chilling of the inner core of the human body (temperature drops below 35 deg C).
Hypothermia is caused by exposure to cold temperatures, aggravated by wet conditions, wind, and exhaustion. It is the number one killer of people who venture into the great outdoors.
Using a survival pocket chain saw, knife, axe or a machete as a tool to cut wood poles are all great options.
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