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Deadman Anchor

Description

A deadman anchor is a buried object like a log, rock, or pack.

The strength of the deadman anchor depends on:

To construct a deadman anchor from a log, do the following:

Advantages

Deadman anchors work well in snowy conditions where trees or rocks are not readily available.

Disadvantages

Deadman anchors rarely work in canyons because the sand does not compact well around the deadman. Deadman anchors should only be used as a last resort.

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