With Instructables you can share what you make with the world, and tap into an ever-growing community of creative experts.
Find a wooded area, but if you're stranded, just go to a sheltered place. (If you are going to do this, you need access to trees.)
You will need: tree limbs, sticks, a long, but thin, tree trunk, leaves or other padding, and a cutting tool.
If you have an option as to when to build your shelter, choose sooner rather than later. Light is important, but if you don't have it, oh well.
If you get stuck some place, shelter is important. You won't get this shelter off the grouf, but it is mainly to protect from the rain and elements.
Use all help offered. The sooner you finish this task, the better. If it is a situation were you get stranded for real, do it ASAP, with all help.
Find a two forked tree. Use your cutting tool and cut off the long limbs, leaving just a fork illustrated in the picture. (Along the lines of somethin...
Place one of the cut limbs on both forks of the trees. You can, but don't have to, tie the limbs to the forks with grasses, twine, rope, etc. After th...
After both sides of the lean-to are up, cover the sticks with leaves, grasses, and any other padding you find!
And when the sides are finally covered, cover the ground underneath the shelter with leaves, grasses, etc.
Now I know this isn't like, high-quality, but it should get the job done right. There are many versions, and this is mine. Change anything you like, t...
We have a be nice comment policy. Please be positive and constructive.
We noticed you attached photosto your comment.
Altoids Survival Kit and Keychain Survivalby jtmax24
Wearable Survival Kit -- Hatby BudgetBugout
How to Upgrade your Glock with Competition Springs Part Oneby able2survive
Survival Tin Canby cacj131
The True Army Survival kitby Thelonelysandwitch
Ultimate altoid survival kit #3by MP44
Survival Braceletsby AkParacord
Altoids Survival Kit 2.0by BudgetBugout
Equipment for small hiking tripby GhoustDoggy
Pencil Pouch Survival Kit-EASYby rtkhalil
Join 2 million + to receive instant inspiration in your inbox.
Download our apps!
© 2015 Autodesk, Inc.
By clicking "Create Account" you are indicating that you have read and agree to the Terms of service.
Already a member? Login »
Enter the email associated with your account and we will send you your username and a temporary password.
Not a member? Sign Up »
Want to go pro?
First step is to sign up.
By clicking "Sign me up!" you are indicating that you have read and agree to the Terms of service.