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With all the recent rain we have been having, I have been thinking about field expedient shelters. Now I am familiar with many of the improvised shelters made with natural materials. But to tell you the truth I have never had much success at making a shelter out of brush, grass etc that would keep out a heavy rain. The best solution is to have something with you that you can use as a rain cover.
This could be a sheet of plastic, a poncho, tarp or many other things. I recently purchased a number of brand new REI ground cloths that are designed to go under tents in a garage sale. …Read More...