Wilderness Survival Skills: Camp Alarms

If you find yourself in a situation where you need to be alerted to intruders in your camp, knowing how to make camp alarms is an important addition to your wilderness survival skills.

Tin can snare
If you want a louder camp alarm, try this tin can snare. Make sure the trip line is attached loosely to the trigger, so the cans will drop far enough to make a lot of noise.
Illustration courtesy Paladin Press