Living off the Land with the Clothes on Your Back and the Knife on Your Belt
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Wilderness Survival by Lawrence Mark Elbroch
Book DescriptionDo you have what it takes? You're alone in the wilderness with nothing but a knife and the clothes on your back. Will you survive? Do you have the skills to feed, clothe, and protect yourself? Mark Elbroch, a master tracker, and Mike Pewtherer, a woodland skills educator, put those questions to the test when they embarked on a 46-day, unprovisioned, unequipped journey into the dense wilderness of the northeastern United States."Wilderness Survival" is their highly practical and uniquely observant introduction to survival in the deep woods. Mark and Mike tested generally accepted truths, questioned conventional solutions, and distilled the best techniques for making fire, obtaining shelter, finding water, and hunting with primitive weapons. They give you: a life-saving handbook of survival skills that explores man's place in the natural world; the secret to surviving in the wilderness as part of nature - not its adversary; and, explanations of more than 30 wilderness survival skills, including hunting and gathering food, fashioning tools, and preserving and storing food.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780071453318
(213mm x 139mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Ragged Mountain Press
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Publish Date: 1-May-2006
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Lawrence Mark Elbroch
Field Guide to Animal Tracks and Scat of California, Paperback (March 2012)
A guide to the tracks and signs of California animals - including birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, and invertebrates like spiders and beetles. It provides essential background and visual aids for the novice, including information about the ecology of each species.
Practical Tracking, Paperback (May 2010)
Finding and identifying tracks and sign of an animal's passing is only part of the ultimate goal for serious trackers, hunters, and outdoors people. They want to follow the trail to reach the animal in question. This guide teaches them how.
Stories in Tracks and Sign, Paperback (October 2008)
Features illustrated examples of animal behaviours and the resulting sign. This work also features an illustration overlaid on the photograph that shows what animal made the sign, such as a bobcat balancing on a snow-covered log.
Animal Skulls, Paperback (September 2006)» View all books by Lawrence Mark Elbroch
Offers illustrations, descriptions, and measurements for the skulls of some 275 animal species found throughout North America. This book describes in words and pictures the bones and regions of the skull important to identification, including illustrations of all the bones in the cranium.
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Author Biography - Lawrence Mark Elbroch
Mark Elbroch's numerous books include the National Outdoor Award-winning Mammal Tracks and Sign. Mike Pewtherer has contributed to Wilderness Way magazine and has practiced and taught wilderness survival for many years through his company, Woodland Ways.
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