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Complete Wilderness Encyclopedia
by Vin T. Sparano Details
Everything you need to know about hunting, fishing, camping, and more, from A to Z.
How to Catch a Pig: Lots of Cool Stuff Guys Used to Know But Forgot About the Great Outdoors
by Denis Boyles Details
The author of "The Modern Man's Guide to Life" reawakens the man in every guy with this useful and nostalgic set of instructions for projects all men used to know how to do. This priceless treasury of forgotten lore features everythng from hunting and fishing to farming, camping, and more.
How to Think Like a Survivor: A Guide for Wilderness Emergencies
by Tom Watson Details
A practical handbook for hikers, mountain climbers, campers, and other outdoor enthusiasts explains how to be prepared for any emergency one might encounter, in a guide that offers instructions in essential skills, preparation checklists, and tips on first aid gear, fire kits, compasses, food and water sources, shelters, and signals.
Man Vs. Wild: Survival Techniques from the Most Dangerous Places on Earth
by Bear Grylls Details
The host of the Discovery Channel's "Man vs. Wild" draws on his experiences as a former member of the British Special Forces to present an illustrated guide to strategies for surviving the elements of the world's harshest ecosystems.
Outdoor Safety Handbook
by Buck Tilton Details
This handy guide provides no-nonsense information about what to do when something goes wrong in the outdoors--both emergency situations and annoying accidents--in a portable format that's easy to use in the field. Concise instruction explains exactly what to do when faced with outdoor trouble, with an emphasis on taking the best course of action right away.
Serious Survival : How to Poo in the Arctic and Other Essential Tips
by Marshall Corwin Details
This light-hearted but informative guide offers all the information needed for taking visits to the world's most remote and inhospitable locations. Based on first-hand experiences from veteran adventurers, this is not a list of hypothetical requirements. It's a collection of essential facts and skills that every world traveler must have.
The Complete Practical Guide to Camping, Hiking, and Wilderness Skills
by Peter G. Drake Details
In-depth look at the skills and techniques needed for camping, hiking and living outdoors, with expert advice to guarantee enjoyable and safe trips for explorers of all ages and levels of experience.
The Encyclopedia of Survival Techniques
by Alexander Stilwell Details
This survival guide covers the world any terrain, all climates with hundreds of line drawings showing details on making tools and rafts, preserving food, applying first aid, and emerging alive from natural disasters, fires, deserts, shipwrecks, icy mountains, and much more.
The Survival Handbook: Essential Skills for Outdoor Adventure
by Colin Towell Details
This manual is packed with step-by-step instructions, with illustrations, for every survival technique from how to navigate by the stars to what to do if confronted by a bear.
Updated 12/22/2011
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