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Pony, MT 2001 Soft cover Good. No Jacket 1892784041 This is a former library book with the usual identifiers. Other than the library markings this item is in very good condition. Discover nature by using it! Learn to meet your needs for shelter, fire, water, and food. Tom's guide gives you a direct, hands on experience of the world around you. With this book you will discover the thrill of staying warm and comfortable without even a blanket! Experience the magic of starting a fire by friction. Learn about the edible plants of the Rocky Mountain region and the techniques to process them, plus "primitive gourmet" cooking skills. All books shipped within 24 hours with U. S. Postal Service Delivery Confirmation, each order is packaged in a new box with bubble wrap, and always your satisfaction is guaranteed.
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If you are ever out in the woods at sunset--lost, cold, and hungry--you'll be glad you read this book. Participating in Nature teaches you how to stay warm and comfortable without a sleeping bag, how to start a fire by friction, and how to build a reliable shelter from natural materials. But it's more than just a manual of survival skills; learning to live primitively enables you to understand and participate in the natural world.

Thomas J. Elpel extensively researched self-reliance skills, including fishing by hand, cooking edible plants, felting with wool, and making stone knives, wooden containers, willow baskets, and cordage. Though many of these skills were perfected centuries ago, modern students and teachers will find them innovative and fresh. Nearly 200 photographs and sketches demonstrate these outdoor skills.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781892784049
  • Publisher: HOPS Press, LLC
  • Publication date: 2/28/1999
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 152
  • Sales rank: 0

Table of Contents

Sunrise 1
Mind 9
Shelter 25
Fire 41
Water 53
Cooking 67
Plants 77
Animals 105
Clothing 121
Sunset 141
Bibliography 148
Index 149
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