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You Will Need
- Poncho or space blanket
- Sand dunes or rocks (optional)
Dig a trench
Dig a trench with your shovel, 15 to 24 inches deep, that you can comfortably lie in.
Surround the trench with sand
Place the sand you unearth around three sides of the trench.
Prepare an entrance
Remove additional sand from one end of the trench so you can get in and out easily.
Cover yourself with a poncho or space blanket, secured to the sides of the trench with sand or rocks.