Urban Survival Debate: Tent vs Tarp

In this article I discuss the advantages and disadvantages of having to carry a tent or a tarp in your Bug Out Bag or as part of your survival gear. In order to make a decision it is important to ask yourself if you prefer the comfort of a tent and are willing to live with managing it’s size and carrying it’s weight, or are you more concerned with saving room in your bag?

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Four Basic Base Camps and When to Use Them

The kind or type of base camp you choose to use depends greatly on your group, gear, and your present situation. In the following article I list four types of survival base shelters ranging from permanent defensible shelters to overnight emergency camps.