Rivers and streams can come in all shapes and forms. These could be shallow or deep, perhaps narrow or wide, or even slow or fast moving. A good plan should be prepared beforehand when wanting to try and cross such. This is a guide for rivers and streams water crossing survival.
If you remember, we were able to discuss the survival basics. Furthermore, that discussion took us to the acronym, SURVIVAL. Each letter representing a crucial element in survival. Today, we’re going to take a look at what the letter U of the acronym, SURVIVAL, means – Use all your senses, undue haste makes waste: Survival Basics.
Various floatation devices – you can fashion out of ordinary items or otherwise – exist for you to use. Use to traverse over water. These devices might not be as sturdy than rafts or other platforms but they can sure be handy when you’re short on time or materials.
Survival planning basically is all about preparation. Preparing for what could happen when you are to be placed in a survival situation. And these situations can range from flood or wilderness or whatever other scenarios. These are the preliminary steps taken to increase your survival chances. This is a survival planning guide.
With two ponchos, you could either make the brush raft, of which we have on here, or also the Australian poncho raft. Both you can use for safely traversing (water crossing) over stream or river waters. For this post, we will be discussing the brush raft for water crossing survival.