A raised hollow-core bed

How to make a DIY bed in the wild

GET OFF THE GROUND AND INTO COMFORT WITH THESE DIY BEDS IN WILDERNESS

If the ground is covered in snow or very damp—get up. Quite simply and most likely the first bushcraft-style bed most of us make out of the gate is a raised log bed. I’d recommend a sturdy saw and a pair of leather work gloves for this project. Once your campsite has been selected, saw yourself two thick logs about thigh-thickness or more. These serve as the support bars, which will run perpendicular to your body. Saw about six long poles that are bicep to calf thick, roughly six feet long.

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