- Dig down and then sideways to keep the shelter from collapsing. Snow is good at supporting itself.
- Make the shelter slightly bigger than the space you need for your body so your body has less air to warm
- Be sure to put down a pad, sleeping bag, or other layer of some kind between you and the ground. Laying directly on the snow will sap the heat from your body.
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8 Essential Tips from 'Arctic,' the Best Survival Movie in Years
- Tip 8: Use Snow For Various Medical Purposes
- Tip 7: Don’t Let Your Water Bottle Freeze, If You Can Help It
- Tip 6: Don’t Eat Snow, If Possible
- Tip 5: Build An Effective Snow Shelter
- Tip 4: Ice Fish Efficiently
- Tip 3: In An Arctic Landscape, Get To Sea Ice
- Tip 2: Visually Signaling For Help
- Tip 1: Signal For Help With A Radio
- The Movie “Arctic”