Synopses & Reviews
Well-known outdoor expert Dave Canterbury offers basic techniques and essential information for primitive wilderness survival in this new heavy-duty pocket guide series from Waterford Press. Perfect for throwing into an overnight pack or brushing up on skills before an expedition, these waterproof, rip-proof guides can be used on their own or in conjunction with one another, similar to the method used in Canterburys unprecedented Pathfinder System. Covering everything from what to include in a survival kit and improvised tracking techniques to signaling for rescue and building shelter, this collection is ideal for outdoor adventurers of any skill level and provides indispensable wilderness information for all situations.
Covering easily administered techniques for treating common injuries and sicknesses that can occur in a wilderness situation, this guide offers helpful advice for creating a safe and comfortable environment while awaiting rescue or maintaining mobility if self-rescue is needed.
Wilderness First Aid covers simple techniques to treat common injuries and sickness in a wilderness situation. This waterproof, folding guide includes great tips and techniques to help you be more comfortable while awaiting rescue or keep you mobile enough to effect self-rescue if required. Be smart, be safe, be skilled. Developed by noted survival expert and master woodsman Dave Canterbury, this is one of a 10-part series on survival skills. Made in the USA.
About the Author
Dave Canterbury is a master woodsman with over 20 years of experience working in many dangerous environments. He has taught survival and survival methods to hundreds of students and professionals in the US and around the world. His common sense approach to survivability is recognized as one of the most effective systems of teaching known today. J.M. Kavanagh has edited or co-written publications in a range of topics, such as consumer health, science, nature, outdoor recreation and K-12 history and science education. Raymond Leung is the illustrator of more than 350 pocket guides on travel and nature. He lives in British Columbia. Iris Canterbury grew up on a small homestead in southeast Ohio. She is married to Dave Canterbury and participates extensively in his teachings as a behind the scenes videographer and photographer.