Poncho Survival Shelter

Poncho Survival Shelter
Our PSS series is a Multi-function Poncho, Hammock, Tarp, Chair, and more. 12 Tabs for tarp set up, snaps to form poncho and attach liner and blanket options, large adjustable hood. Poncho includes 40' of 550 cord. No better value for the money. For users to about 250 pounds. USA. PSE or Poncho Sleeve Extensions add 6" of width to each side of the poncho and forms a sleeve to give added coverage of arm and wrist. Made in USA.

Tarp Accessory Kit - For Ponchos
This kit makes it simple to get everything needed to set your PSS Series Poncho up as a tarp. Comes in a Poncho carry bag which contains: 3-20 foot hanks of 550 cord, 4-6" or 9” Easton Tent Stakes, 6 piece EZ Clip Mini set, 3 piece set of shock cord with cordloc. A convenient addition to your shelter gear. USA


  • Part of the Poncho Shelter System
  • Poncho for rain and wind protection
    • Large adjustable hood
    • Snaps convert it into a poncho
  • Hammock for great sleep with little effort
    • Easy set up with built in cord sleeves
    • Capacity – up to 300 pounds
  • Tarp with 12 webbing tabs for lashing, no grommets
    • 7 tarp configurations2015-05-29 20.10.26-1
  • Yukon Chair also several variations of swinging chairs
  • Includes 2-20 foot hanks of 550 parachute cord
    • Option upgrade 1/8″ Dyneema w eye
  • Check out the Poncho Kits for Hammock, Tarp, and Super Shelter
  • Matching carry bag included
  • Tough Cordura® packcloth bag with MOLLE (optional)
  • Made in USA of USA materials by US citizens
  • NEW Super UL fabric is 1.3 oz silnylon, 3″ wider, tough nylon 6 ripstop
    • 35% lighter than our standard line

Size and Weight

Heaviest is Woodland TBO, high side of middle range is MARPAT, lightest range is Coyote, Woodland, Super UL being the lightest. Width dimensions may vary depending on the factory fabric cut width, we aim to give you the widest we can without going much over 60.” Super UL runs about 63″ wide.

  • PSS (for persons 4′ 6″ to 5′ 9″)
    • Flat dimensions 5′ x 7′ finished size  >56″ x 84″
      • 42″ flat from shoulder to bottom edges
    • Weights* 1.2 – 2 pounds, most 1.5 pounds
  • PSSL (for persons 5′ 7″ to 6′ 4″)
    • Flat dimensions 5′ x 8′ finished size  >56″ x 96″IMG_1850
      • 54″ flat from shoulder to back edge
      • 42″ flat from shoulder to front edge
    • Weights* 1.3 – 2.1 pounds, most 1.6 pounds, Super UL 14 oz.
  • PSSxL (recommended for those 6′ 2″ or taller)
    • Flat dimensions 5′ x 9′ finished size  >56″ x 108″
      • 54″ flat from shoulders to bottom edges
    • Weights* 1.6 – 2.4 pounds

*Weights include matching bag and 550 parachute cord

See our standard colors in an outdoor setting
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Add a handy Hoodie Pocket to your Poncho Survival Shelter

Hoodie Pocket for Poncho
NOT AVAILABLE - - - - The Hoodie Pocket is an add on accessory for any of our PSS and PSS HD series Poncho Survival Shelters. The pocket is sewn in and sealed to your PSS, it has storm flaps, a D Ring inside to attach keys, etc. Also a Velcro attachment strip for insulated pocket liner and other accessories. Order with your PSS and we will add it, unless otherwise requested it will be of the same fabric as your poncho. NOTE - NOT COMPATIBLE WITH SUPER UL PONCHOS -

YouTube Playlist to see using the Poncho Survival Shelter

Poncho Survival Shelter Playlist link

AmSteel-Blue Hammock Cord w/Eye - pair
AmSteel-Blue Hammock Cord w/Eye - pair
Super strong very light cord with eye built in, designed especially for our PSS poncho series when used as a hammock. If distance between trees is too far for Parachute cord or if the occupant is heavy this is the cord to use. Little stretch, 1600 pound test, so light it floats on water, strong as steel in same diameter. Dyneema Cord by Sampson Rope, brand name AMSTEELBLUE. Colors are Black or Grey. This is 2-10 foot hanks. Weight 25 gr per hank.

Gear Colors

Poncho set up as a Yukon chair – Perry’s Office 🙂


Woodland camo PSSL Poncho worn by Perry in the forest


Cordage Options Info - Whoopie Slings, Dyneema, 550

Add soft boughs to a poncho/hammock for insulation

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