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An essential guide to everything you need to stay sheltered, fed, healthy, and safe in the backcountry Organized around the six essentials of survival (shelter,water, food, fire, comfort and health, and navigation),Wilderness Survival Handbook covers 100 skills and techniques, including preserving fire, building pit shelters, toolmaking, stoneboiling cookery, and trapping and hunting animals with handmade tools and weapons. By mastering these skills, you will be able to survive with few tools or provisions in any wilderness setting--forest, plain, desert, ortundra--in nearly any part of the world.
|Publication date:||9th April 2010|
|Publisher:||Ragged Mountain Press an imprint of McGraw-Hill Education - Europe|
|Format:||Paperback / softback|
|Categories:||Outdoor survival skills,|
Mike Pewtherer has been practicing and teaching wilderness living and survival skills for over 18 years. He is the coauthor of Wilderness Survival (2006) and the founder of Woodland Ways, a company teaching wilderness survival, rites of passage, and living skills to youth and adults. He has taught in venues ranging from private high schools to conferences. Mike also teaches blacksmithing, tracking, woodwork, and ceramics. Mike has traveled widely and studied with native tribes in North America, Fiji, and Australia, and has acquired and practiced survival skills in military settings as a combat engineer, in Australias Outback, and with various wilderness instructors ...More About Michael Pewtherer