The Field and Stream Wilderness Survival Handbook
Every year, too many people (some of them outdoor professionals) run into trouble because they didn't recognize or anticipate the hazards they encountered. The skills of survival cannot be learned by trial and error -- there are some mistakes you might get to make only once."The Field & Stream Wilderness Survival Handbook" details everything you need to know to stay alive in the wild. Topics covered include: -- building fires-- essential survival gear -- from knives to medical supplies-- constructing shelters-- finding and filtering water-- how to search out edible plants-- hunting and fishing-- keeping warm in hostile weather-- and much moreLen McDougall, a professional outdoorsman, has used these techniques in real, life-threatening situations. He blends time-honored methods of survival with modern tools, thus giving readers numerous options, whether they're well-equipped or empty-handed. Clear and comprehensive, this book provides an education that no backpacker, hunter, or outdoor sports enthusiast should be without.
- 129 x 290.1 x 10.4mm | 172.37g
- 01 Dec 2001
- ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD
- The Lyons Press
- Guilford, United States