45 Survival Uses for the Humble Tarp

Most people have had occasion to use a tarp at some point to keep firewood dry, temporarily patch a leaky roof, or in some cases for shelter. But when SHTF, there are a variety of survival uses for a humble tarp. We’ve listed 25 of these uses below.

  1. Temporary Shelter from sun and rain.
  2. Create a Windbreak to protect yourself from extreme wind.
  3. Make a Stretcher from your tarp to carry someone who is injured or ill back to your campsite or to get professional medical attention if available.
  4. Protect your Fire from rain or wind when needed.
  5. Create a Hammock out of a tarp for sleeping off the ground in wet conditions or if the ground is particularly rocky or overrun with insects.

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