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The Outdoor Survival Handbook: A Guide to the Resources & Material Available in the Wild & How to Use Them for Food, Shelter, Warmth, & Navigation

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Whether you are a novice hiker or camper, or a more experienced outdoorsperson who spend weeks or months in the wilderness The Outdoor Survival Handbook will help you make the most of your adventures in the great outdoors. Suvival-skills expert Raymond Mears delivers dependable, thorough, and easy-to-understand advice on every aspet of outdoor survival, season by season. The essential everyday skills you'll learn include how to:

construct a warm, waterproof shelter at any time of the year

build a good fire in all kinds of weather

gather, prepare, and cook wild foods for tasty and nutritional meals

identify medicinal herbs

collect and purify water

track and idenfity animals

orienteer using map, compass, and natural navigational aids

make tools and equipment from natural materials

and much more.

Filled with practical tips and hundreds of useful drawings and diagrams, this book will help outdoorspeople of all experience levels mater the art of taking full enjoyment in the wilderness without violating the natural wonders that surround them.

Synopsis:

A guide to the resources and materials available in the wild and how to use them for food, shelter, warmth, and navigation. Organized by season, this book explains the essential everyday skills needed to get the most out of outdoor adventures, including fires, water, medicinal herbs, and more. An indispensable guide for everyone who ventures into the great outdoors.

About the Author

Raymond Mears is a frequent lecturer on outdoors survival skills and an expert on the survival techniques of native people. He lives in England.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780312093594
Author:
Mears, Raymond
Publisher:
St. Martin's Griffin
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Outdoor Skills
Subject:
Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Subject:
Insects & Spiders
Subject:
Adventure
Subject:
Wildlife conservation
Subject:
Safety
Subject:
Outdoor recreation
Subject:
Wilderness survival
Subject:
Wilderness survival -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Subject:
Health and Medicine-General
Subject:
Survival & Emergency Preparedness
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st U.S. ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
bk. 7
Publication Date:
19930631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Black and white illustrations throughout
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
9.22 x 6.21 x 0.645 in

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"Synopsis" by , A guide to the resources and materials available in the wild and how to use them for food, shelter, warmth, and navigation. Organized by season, this book explains the essential everyday skills needed to get the most out of outdoor adventures, including fires, water, medicinal herbs, and more. An indispensable guide for everyone who ventures into the great outdoors.
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