Whether you are a novice hiker or camper, or a more experienced outdoorsperson who spend weeks or months in the wilderness The Outdoor Survival Handbook will help you make the most of your adventures in the great outdoors. Suvival-skills expert Raymond Mears delivers dependable, thorough, and easy-to-understand advice on every aspet of outdoor survival, season by season. The essential everyday skills you'll learn include how to:
construct a warm, waterproof shelter at any time of the year
build a good fire in all kinds of weather
gather, prepare, and cook wild foods for tasty and nutritional meals
identify medicinal herbs
collect and purify water
track and idenfity animals
orienteer using map, compass, and natural navigational aids
make tools and equipment from natural materials
and much more.
Filled with practical tips and hundreds of useful drawings and diagrams, this book will help outdoorspeople of all experience levels mater the art of taking full enjoyment in the wilderness without violating the natural wonders that surround them.