The Bushcraft Field Guide to Trapping Gathering and Cooking in the Wild

Filename: the-bushcraft-field-guide-to-trapping-gathering-and-cooking-in-the-wild.pdf
ISBN: 9781440598524
Release Date: 2016-10-01
Number of pages: 264
Author: Dave Canterbury
Publisher: "F+W Media, Inc."

Download and read online The Bushcraft Field Guide to Trapping Gathering and Cooking in the Wild in PDF and EPUB What to eat, where to find it, and how to cook it! Renowned outdoors expert and New York Times bestselling author Dave Canterbury provides you with all you need to know about packing, trapping, and preparing food for your treks and wilderness travels. Whether you're headed out for a day hike or a weeklong expedition, you'll find everything you need to survive--and eat well--out in the wild. Canterbury makes certain you're set by not only teaching you how to hunt and gather, but also giving you recipes to make while on the trail. Complete with illustrations to accompany his instructions and a full-color photo guide of plants to forage and those to avoid, this is the go-to reference to keep in your pack. The Bushcraft Field Guide to Trapping, Gathering, and Cooking in the Wild helps you achieve the full outdoor experience. With it, you'll be prepared to set off on your trip and enjoy living off the land.


Bushcraft 101

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ISBN: 9781440579783
Release Date: 2014-07-04
Number of pages: 256
Author: Dave Canterbury
Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Download and read online Bushcraft 101 in PDF and EPUB The ultimate resource for experiencing the backcountry! Written by survivalist expert Dave Canterbury, Bushcraft 101 gets you ready for your next backcountry trip with advice on making the most of your time outdoors. Based on the 5Cs of Survivability--cutting tools, covering, combustion devices, containers, and cordages--this valuable guide offers only the most important survival skills to help you craft resources from your surroundings and truly experience the beauty and thrill of the wilderness. Inside, you'll also discover detailed information on: Choosing the right items for your kit. Manufacturing needed tools and supplies. Collecting and cooking food. Protecting yourself from the elements. With Canterbury's guidance, you'll not only prepare yourself for any climate and situation, you'll also learn how to use the art of bushcraft to reconnect with nature in ways you've never imagined.


Advanced Bushcraft

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ISBN: 9781440587979
Release Date: 2015-07-03
Number of pages: 256
Author: Dave Canterbury
Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Download and read online Advanced Bushcraft in PDF and EPUB Trek deeper into the wilderness with New York Times bestselling author Dave Canterbury! In this valuable guide, survivalist Dave Canterbury goes beyond bushcraft basics to teach you how to survive in the backcountry with little or no equipment. Using the foundation you learned in Bushcraft 101, Canterbury shows you how to completely immerse yourself in the wilderness with advanced bushcraft and woodcraft techniques. He covers crucial survival skills like tracking to help you get even closer to wildlife, crafting medicines from plants, and navigating without the use of a map or compass. He also offers ways to improvise and save money on bushcraft essentials like fire-starting tools and packs. With Canterbury's expert advice and guidance, you will learn how to forgo your equipment, make use of your surroundings, and truly enjoy the wilderness. Whether you're eager to learn more after your first real outdoor adventure or have been exploring the backcountry for years, Advanced Bushcraft will help you take your self-reliance and wilderness experience to the next level.


Bushcraft First Aid

Filename: bushcraft-first-aid.pdf
ISBN: 9781507202357
Release Date: 2017-06-13
Number of pages: 256
Author: Dave Canterbury
Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Download and read online Bushcraft First Aid in PDF and EPUB From wilderness expert Dave Canterbury and outdoor survival instructor Jason Hunt comes the next installment in the New York Times bestselling Bushcraft series—a go-to first aid resource for anyone headed into the woods. Out in the woods or on top of a mountain, there’s no calling 9-1-1. Bushcraft First Aid teaches you how to be your own first responder. The authors’ years of experience and training will help hikers and backpackers deal with a variety of emergency situations, from cuts and burns to broken bones and head injuries. You’ll also learn what to pack and how to make bandages, dressings, and slings at a moment’s notice. As bushcraft experts, Canterbury and Hunt explain how to use plants as medicine to treat various conditions. Bushcraft First Aid provides the lifesaving information you need to keep yourself and your fellow hikers safe on the trail.


The Trapper s Bible

Filename: the-trapper-s-bible.pdf
ISBN: 9781616085599
Release Date: 2012-07-01
Number of pages: 320
Author: Eustace Hazard Livingston
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.

Download and read online The Trapper s Bible in PDF and EPUB The most comprehensive guide on trapping and hunting ever compiled!


Bushcraft

Filename: bushcraft.pdf
ISBN: 9781626362178
Release Date: 2013-11-20
Number of pages: 352
Author: Richard Graves
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.

Download and read online Bushcraft in PDF and EPUB Many have died in the Australian bush who might have lived had they known the appropriate survival skills. Bushcraft covers all areas of survival and camping activities: making ropes and cords, building huts, camp craft, finding food and water, making maps, starting fires, tying knots, and fashioning hunting and trapping gear—virtually every technique required to stay alive in the woods. With over 400 black-and-white illustrations and photographs, this book explains how to make use of natural materials found locally in any area, conserving instead of destroying native flora and fauna. It describes many of the skills used by primitive man, adding to these the skills necessary for modern man’s survival, such as methods for determining time and direction. The author, who popularized the term “bushcraft,” claims its practice has many unexpected results. By developing adaptability and honing the five senses, it will also improve your self-esteem and your ability to overcome difficulties in everyday tasks. The practice of bushcraft encourages self-confidence and counters the narrowing influence of modern living by broadening your horizons. Bushcraft is a clear, accurate, and reliable resource for anyone who wishes to face nature on its own terms with just a knife and this book.


Shelters Shacks and Shanties

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ISBN: 9781465595942
Release Date: 2015-09-11
Number of pages:
Author: Daniel Carter Beard
Publisher: Library of Alexandria

Download and read online Shelters Shacks and Shanties in PDF and EPUB ÊIf my present reader happens to be a Boy Scout or a scout-master who wants the scouts to build a tower for exhibition purposes, he can do so by following the directions here given, but if there is real necessity for haste in the erection of this tower, of course we cannot build one as tall as we might where we have more time. With a small tower all the joints may be quickly lashed together with strong, heavy twine, rope, or even wire; and in the wilderness it will probably be necessary to bind the joints with pliable roots, or cordage made of bark or withes; but as this is not a book on woodcraft we will suppose that the reader has secured the proper material for fastening the joints of the frame of this signal-tower and he must now shoulder his axe and go to the woods in order to secure the necessary timber. First let him cut eight straight polesÑthat is, as straight as he can find them. These poles should be about four and one half inches in diameter at their base and sixteen and one half feet long. After all the branches are trimmed off the poles, cut four more sticks each nine feet long and two and a half or three inches in diameter at the base; when these are trimmed into shape one will need twenty six or seven more stout sticks each four and one half feet long for braces and for flooring for the platform.


How to Eat in the Woods

Filename: how-to-eat-in-the-woods.pdf
ISBN: 9780316353557
Release Date: 2016-03-15
Number of pages: 320
Author: Bradford Angier
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal

Download and read online How to Eat in the Woods in PDF and EPUB A comprehensive, practical, and reliable guide to finding food in the woods and living off the land, by respected wilderness survivalists. With text by wilderness survivalists, the information in How to Eat in the Woods is tried, trusted, and true. One of the most complete books written on the subject, this portable guide includes essential information on how to track, trap, kill, and prepare various types of animals; select bait, land fish, and clean and cook the catch; recognize edible plants, fruits, berries, and nuts; locate bird eggs; catch edible insects; and find potable water. Also included is information on building a fire and preparing food without utensils.


Bushcraft

Filename: bushcraft.pdf
ISBN: 1551051222
Release Date: 1998-03-01
Number of pages: 304
Author: Mors L. Kochanski
Publisher: Lone Pine Pub

Download and read online Bushcraft in PDF and EPUB Longtime wilderness educator Mors Kochanski has dedicated his life to learning and teaching about the lore of the forest. With clear instructions, extensive use of diagrams and a color photo supplement, this comprehensive reference includes all the practical skills and knowledge essential for you to survive and enjoy the wilderness: * Lighting and maintaining a fire * Chopping wood and felling a tree * Creating a shelter and keeping warm * Safe use of the axe and bush knife * Plants and animals important for survival * Food, water and outdoor cooking * Wilderness first aid. * This bestseller should be required reading for hikers, campers, hunters, foresters, backwoods adventurers, scouts, youth groups--anyone with a passion for the outdoors.


How to Stay Alive in the Woods

Filename: how-to-stay-alive-in-the-woods.pdf
ISBN: 9781603762861
Release Date: 2012-03-20
Number of pages: 320
Author: Bradford Angier
Publisher: Hachette UK

Download and read online How to Stay Alive in the Woods in PDF and EPUB HOW TO STAY ALIVE IN THE WOODS is a practical, readable-and potentially indispensable-manual for anyone venturing into the great outdoors. Broken down into four essential sections, Sustenance, Warmth, Orientation and Safety, this enlightening guide reveals how to catch game without a gun, what plants to eat (full-color illustrations of these make identification simple), how to build a warm shelter, make clothing, protect yourself and signal for help. Detailed illustrations and expanded instructions, newly commissioned for this deluxe edition, offer crucial information at a glance, making How to Stay Alive in the Woods truly a lifesaver.


Ultimate Guide to Wilderness Living

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ISBN: 9781569756508
Release Date: 2008
Number of pages: 316
Author: John McPherson
Publisher: Ulysses Press

Download and read online Ultimate Guide to Wilderness Living in PDF and EPUB A detailed resource to wilderness survival eschews the popular practices of reality television shows while outlining step-by-step strategies for a range of topics, from foraging for food and erecting temporary shelter to making fire and fashioning tools. Original.


The Trapper s Bible

Filename: the-trapper-s-bible.pdf
ISBN: 0873644069
Release Date: 1987-02-01
Number of pages: 72
Author: Dale Martin
Publisher: Paladin Press

Download and read online The Trapper s Bible in PDF and EPUB The traps, snares and pathguards detailed here can be constructed out of the most basic materials, keeping your expenses down and your net profits up. Includes pest snares, large animal snares, and transplant traps, plus camp alarms that alert you to intruders and deadly pathguards that could save your life.


Guide to Trapping

Filename: guide-to-trapping.pdf
ISBN: 9780811734172
Release Date: 2007
Number of pages: 208
Author: Jim Spencer
Publisher: Stackpole Books

Download and read online Guide to Trapping in PDF and EPUB • Complete guide to trapping raccoon, muskrat, mink, otter, beaver, and a variety of other species • Authoritative advice on matching the right trap--whether leg-hold, body gripper, or snare--to each furbearer • Species-specific instructions for making sets that deliver and tips for preparing and marketing pelts to maximize profits Trapping has become somewhat of a lost art, but interest in the sport is as strong as ever thanks to a stable fur market and a growing need to control mammal populations or remove nuisance animals. In Guide to Trapping, Jim Spencer covers strategies for successfully harvesting popular species such as raccoon, muskrat, mink, otter, beaver, coyote, gray fox, red fox, bobcat, skunk, and opossum. His entertaining and informative writing will appeal to trappers of all levels. Spencer discusses trap styles and the basics of establishing and working a trapline, including techniques for fastening and adjusting traps and a species-by-species review of trapping tactics for the country's most pursued furbearers. The field-tested techniques, carefully explained and illustrated, will help trappers make sets that deliver maximum results.


Surviving the Extremes

Filename: surviving-the-extremes.pdf
ISBN: 142997611X
Release Date: 2004-01-20
Number of pages: 320
Author: Kenneth Kamler
Publisher: St. Martin's Press

Download and read online Surviving the Extremes in PDF and EPUB Physiological constraints confine our bodies to less than one-fifth of the earth's surface. Beyond that fraction lie the extremes. What happens when we go to them? Dr. Kenneth Kamler has spent years observing exactly what happens. A vice president of the legendary Explorers Club, he has climbed, dived, sledded, floated, and trekked through some of the most treacherous and remote regions in the world. A consultant for NASA, Yale University, and the National Geographic Society, he has explored undersea caves, crossed the frozen Antarctic wastelands, and stitched a boy's hand back together while kneeling in knee-deep Amazonian mud. He was the only doctor on Everest during the tragic expedition documented in Jon Krakauer's Into Thin Air and helped treat its survivors. Kamler has devoted his life to investigating how our bodies respond to "environmental insults"-a nice way of saying the things that can kill us-and watched while some succumbed to them and others, sometimes miraculously, overcome them. Words like "extreme" and "survival" have lost some of their value from overuse and media hype. By showing us what happens when life itself is at stake, and the body's capacities put to their greatest test, this book reminds us what they truly mean. Divided into six sections-jungle, open sea, desert, underwater, high altitude, and outer space-Surviving the Extremes uses first-hand testimony and documented accounts to illustrate what happens in environments where our instinctive survival strategies must become fully engaged. These stories reveal how infinitely complex are the workings of the human body-and also how heartbreakingly fragile. At the heart of this book is a quest for the source of our will to survive and the haunting question of why some can, and others cannot, summon its awesome and nearly mystical power at their moment of greatest need. Surgeon, explorer, and masterful storyteller, Kamler takes us to the farthest reaches of the earth as well as into the uncharted territory within the human brain. Surviving the Extremes is a scientific nail-biter no reader will forget.


Survivability for the Common Man

Filename: survivability-for-the-common-man.pdf
ISBN: 0984085785
Release Date: 2011-01-17
Number of pages: 164
Author: Dave Canterbury
Publisher:

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