The Complete Book of Fire
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The Complete Book of Fire : Building Campfires for Warmth, Light, Cooking and Survival

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With a focus on safety and the integrity of the outdoors, this book initiates the novice and informs the experienced. Integrating the history, ecology and science of fire with practical aspects of campfires, such as cooking and comfort, the author and outdoor expert, Buck Tilton, has created the ultimate guide to properly building, enjoying and extinguishing campfires.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 152.4 x 223.5 x 10.2mm | 181.44g
  • Menasha Ridge Press Inc.
  • Birmingham, United States
  • English
  • 50 b&w drawings
  • 0897326334
  • 9780897326339
  • 397,707

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To build a fire, feel heat, smell smoke, hear snaps and groans, watch flames dance, and gaze into glowing coals is the ultimate outdoor comfort. A campfire gives warmth, sheds light, dries clothes, calms fears, and draws a day in the outdoors to a pleasant close. But when a campfire becomes a matter of life or death, there is no room for error. The Complete Book of Fire: Building Campfires for Warmth, Light, Cooking, and Survival provides the knowledge and confidence you need to stay alive.With a focus on safety and the integrity of the outdoors, The Complete Book of Fire initiates the novice and informs the experienced. Integrating the history, ecology, and science of fire with practical aspects of campfires such as cooking and comfort, author and outdoor expert Buck Tilton has created the ultimate guide to properly building, enjoying, and extinguishing campfires.From cooking a hot meal to providing life-giving warmth, The Complete Book of Fire: Building Campfires for Warmth, Light, Cooking, and Survival covers it all.show more

About Buck Tilton

Buck Tilton began camping with his Dad and as a Boy Scout in the southeastern U.S. He is the co-founder of the Wilderness Medicine Institute of NOLS and has been awarded the Paul Petzoldt Award for Excellence in Wilderness Education. An award-winning author, he has more than fifteen books currently in print. He is a resident of Lander, Wyoming.show more

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