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Basic wilderness survival skills : build shelters, safety and first aid, fire building, forage, hunt, and fish, and much more

Author: Bradford Angier; Lamar Underwood
Publisher: Guilford, Conn. : Lyons Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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A guide to wilderness survival that provides essential information on tools, backpacking basics, gear, safety and first aid, building a fire, learning weather signs, foraging, building shelters, and other related topics.
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bradford Angier; Lamar Underwood
ISBN: 1585742260 9781585742264
OCLC Number: 49263133
Notes: This volume combines three earlier books, all published by Stackpole Books: Skills for taming the wilds, 1967. The master backwoodsman, 1978. Bradford Angier's Backcountry basics, 1983.
Description: xxiv, 440 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword / Lamar Underwood --
Introduction: Call of the trail --
Some basics: Skills, tools, gear --
Using the woodsman's basic tools --
Backpacking basics --
Outfitting for the outdoors --
All-important survival essentials: Fire, shelter, water --
Fire and firemaking --
Shelter --
Water: Essence of life --
Staying found: Knowing where you are and how to get back to civilization --
Always knowing where you are --
Getting out and getting help --
Weather or not: Nature's weather signs and coping with extremes --
Learning nature's weather signs --
Coping with heat and cold --
Canoe trips and pack trains: Wilderness travel on your own --
Paddling your own canoe --
Handling your own pack train --
Survival skills: Finding food and being your own doctor --
Down to nothing: Finding food when you're desperate --
Wilderness doctor: You! --
Let nature set the table --
Tips and tricks for great wilderness cooking --
Wilderness cooking: Skills, tools, recipes --
--
Basic wilderness cooking recipes --
Preparing and cooking fish and game --
Your wilderness home --
--
Building a cabin --
Index.
Responsibility: Bradford Angier ; edited by Lamar Underwood.

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