How to Live in the Woods

How to Live in the Woods

by Sam Martin, Christian Casucci
     
 

From making a simple fire for a night in the open, to constructing your very own log cabin, this book draws together all of the expert skills and advice that will prepare you to survive—or thrive—in the wilderness. Whether you want a weekend of peace and quiet or a much longer break from the bustle of civilization, these pages contain all you need to know

Overview

From making a simple fire for a night in the open, to constructing your very own log cabin, this book draws together all of the expert skills and advice that will prepare you to survive—or thrive—in the wilderness. Whether you want a weekend of peace and quiet or a much longer break from the bustle of civilization, these pages contain all you need to know about finding shelter, food, and warmth and embracing a simpler day-to-day existence in the wilderness. Tips for short-term survival and long-term relocations include: Setting out: Basic equipment to survival knife techniques Shelter: Emergency bivouacs to building a log cabin Water: Finding a spring to digging your own well Fire: Rubbing sticks to constructing a brick oven Food: Nuts and berries to hunting and trapping On the Move: Basic map techniques to building a raft

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781599212609
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
12/28/2007
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 7.50(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

Sam Martin, previously senior editor at This Old House magazine, is the best-selling author of How to Mow the Lawn, How to Keep House, and Manspace: A Primal Guide to Marking Your Territory. Before that he lived in a tent in the forests of British Columbia for eight months while working as a tree planter. Christian Casucci learned the "way of the woods" at an early age by accompanying his father on many a camping adventure zigzagging across the United States. He now lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Darcy, and writes for television and film.

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