Making a pair of emergency
snowshoes to get to safety is extremely simple.
It's surprising how many people try to get to
safety in knee deep snow and drop from
Find two stocky branches about 3
feet long with plenty of small branches and plenty
of green, preferably from a fir tree but other
trees will do if there are no firs in the
Tie one branch to each foot
at the front end of the branch as in the picture.
Thread the string through something on the front
of your boot otherwise your foot will slip
out of the binding. Make sure your foot can
swivel enough to walk.