Outdoor Survival SkillsBook - 1990
Build a lean-to; brush, pole, or grass thatch wickiup; wattlework shelter; snow cave
Make fire with flint, bow drill, hand drill, fire saw; make a fire carrier of bundle
Obtain drinking water from dew, water pockets, an evaporation still
Fashion tools, fish hooks, traps, bows, arrows, spears from stone, bone, and wood
Make rawhide, tan leather; weave bark and other plant fibers Harvest grasshoppers, ants, grubs; trap, hunt, and stalk larger game
Readers soon grasp that survival depends not only on mastery of these skills but on small commonsense decisions about when and where to seek food and water, build shelter, or travel. In this new edition, anecdotes from the author's lifetime of experience provide thrilling examples of the skills and attitudes that ensure success and survival outdoors.