Camping 101: Making a Basic Water Trap

There are a handful of things that a human needs for survival, but those things are vital. Food, warmth, and above all else, water, are among the necessities that are basic to our fragile existence.


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It is not hard to imagine a few tragic scenarios that could leave a camper, or hiker in a dire survival struggle, so knowing how to procure fresh water is a must. This article will cover a basic technique for making a water trap that can provide a modicum of fresh water for someone caught in a survival situation.


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Forming your survival water trap under the bows of a three with low hanging branches so that your trap is able to catch the fresh water that drips from the leaves, and/or needles will yield even more of what might become your most precious survival commodity.


Giardia Lamblia

I'm a passionate world traveler with particular interest in world history and culture. Hoping to visit Japan some day. Cycling and hiking enthusiast, eco-activist and occasionally an aspiring writer.
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