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A natural insulation bed camp

Discussion in 'Bushcraft' started by madmax, Feb 13, 2015.

  1. madmax

    madmax Far right. Bipolar. Veteran. Don't push me.

    FL. Pretty self explanatory pics.

    Clearing and leveling. "Get outa there Max!" He does the same thing at home when we change the sheets. lol

    Palm fronds for a vapor barrier to keep the damp from coming up into the insulating material. Then starting on the grass.



    You need more insulating material than you think. It compacts.


    A long fire and a wool blanket. Temps in the 30's that night.

  2. vonslob

    vonslob Monkey++

    Nice thanks thanks for the pics. The fire lay , the pot hook, and the shelter all look really cool
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  3. Motomom34

    Motomom34 Moderator Moderator Site Supporter++

    :5s: awesome campsite. Love it.
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  4. Shaunda

    Shaunda Fairy Monkey of the Forest

    Absolutely beautiful! Love it :)
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  5. stg58

    stg58 Monkey+++ Site Supporter+ Founding Member

    Nice photos and it looks a lot warmer there:(
  6. -06

    -06 Monkey+++

    LOL, it does get cold in Fla. On our bug out to Ocala Nat with some folks the frost was 1/4" thick. Got cold the first night but was ready the next.
  7. madmax

    madmax Far right. Bipolar. Veteran. Don't push me.

    That's where I did that camp. Stay tuned for thread on 3-4 day wilderness survival camps in and near there.
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