Top 10 Survival Myths That Are Actually True!

3. Dead Leaves Can Keep You Warm

8

Everyone has a theory about how to stay warm, but some of them will give you the completely opposite result (we’re looking at you, incorrect proponents of drinking alcohol while out in the cold). Something that will work, though, is to pick up as many dead leaves as you can handle and stuff them inside your clothes. This won’t look or feel very nice, but it will create another layer of insulation. During an extremely cold night, this could mean the difference between survival and freezing to death.

Photo by Ashley Webb

Prev4 of 11Next
Continue Reading