How to Stay Alive in the Woods

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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 ...
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Overview

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. A sturdy, durable rubber cover with Dayglo type protects this must-have from the elements.

Camping enthusiasts, hunters, and even the occasional hiker will benefit from this all-inclusive guide to the woods which offers tips on finding food, water, and shelter, and reveals fascinating secrets of the wilderness.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780020280507
  • Publisher: Scribner
  • Publication date: 5/1/1962
  • Edition description: 1st Collier Books ed
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 285
  • Product dimensions: 4.20 (w) x 6.99 (h) x 0.68 (d)

Table of Contents

Pt. 1 Sustenance 8
1 Every Necessity is Free 11
2 Living Off The Country 13
3 Science Of Staying Alive 25
Edible Vegetation Identification Guide 33
4 Go and Get It 65
5 Always A Way 83
6 No Dishes To Wash 99
7 Thirst 109
Pt. 2 Warmth 126
8 Facts of Lighting Fires 129
9 Speaking Of Warmth 139
10 Shelter For The Making 149
11 Wilderness Homes 157
12 Choice of Clothing 167
13 Keeping Covered 179
Pt. 3 Orientation 190
14 Staying Found 190
15 Knowing Where You Are 205
16 Afoot in Big Country 219
17 Camping and Signaling 223
18 Getting Out By Yourself 237
Pt. 4 Safety 248
19 Keeping Out Of Trouble 251
20 Getting Out Of Trouble 265
21 Emergency Aid 277
22 Backwoods Medicine 285
23 Survival Kit 297
24 Being Ready 303
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