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Description - The Outdoor Survival Handbook by Raymond Mears

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 yearbuild a good fire in all kinds of weathergather, prepare, and cook wild foods for tasty and nutritional mealsidentify medicinal herbscollect and purify watertrack and idenfity animalsorienteer using map, compass, and natural navigational aidsmake tools and equipment from natural materialsand 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.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780312093594
ISBN-10: 0312093594
Format: Paperback / softback
(231mm x 152mm x 20mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: St Martin's Press
Publisher: St Martin's Press
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Raymond Mears

Raymond Mears is a frequent lecturer on outdoors survival skills and an expert on the survival techniques of native people. He lives in England.