However the above A frame, thatched with leaf debris has one secret and added advantage - the heat being generated by decompostition as the leaf litter breaks down naturally.
Build up your inner bed before the thatching starts and you'll have a warm shelter - one thing to remember people - in survival the difference between live and death isnt a good nights sleep its the ability to maintain a good core temperature at night ..........
Strength is also important as the natural shelters we build arent tied up - why waste precious cordage? They are held together by a combination of common sense and clever construction - once made your shelter should be able to hold the weight of a 14 stone man (below)
Sweet dreams - and remember the Survivall logo of the rising sun - build a good shelter and you'll sleep safe and warm and be able to greet the rising sun every morning until rescue!!