How to Stay Alive in the Woods: A Complete Guide to Food, Shelter and Self-Preservation Anywhere

How to Stay Alive in the Woods: A Complete Guide to Food, Shelter and Self-Preservation Anywhere

by Bradford Angier

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Overview

A practical and indispensable guide for anyone venturing into the outdoors and backcountry, this classic resource by wilderness expert Branford Angier is packed with illustrated core survival skills and timeless advice.

Broken down into four essential sections, Sustenance, Warmth, Orientation and Safety, this useful manual reveals time-tested outdoor skills, including 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.

Pioneering survivalist Bradefore Angier helps you master the great outdoors without modern gear. Detailed illustrations and clear instructions offer crucial information at a glance, making How to Stay Alive in the Woods is truly a lifesaver.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781579122218
Publisher: Running Press Book Publishers
Publication date: 11/01/2001
Series: in the Woods Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 269,635
Product dimensions: 9.62(w) x 5.52(h) x 1.62(d)

About the Author

Bradford Angier (1910 - 1997) was a wilderness survivalist and the author of numerous best-selling books on nature, survival, and living off the land.

Table of Contents

Part 1Sustenance8
1Every Necessity is Free11
2Living Off The Country13
3Science Of Staying Alive25
Edible Vegetation Identification Guide33
4Go and Get It65
5Always A Way83
6No Dishes To Wash99
7Thirst109
Part 2Warmth126
8Facts of Lighting Fires129
9Speaking Of Warmth139
10Shelter For The Making149
11Wilderness Homes157
12Choice of Clothing167
13Keeping Covered179
Part 3Orientation190
14Staying Found193
15Knowing Where You Are205
16Afoot In Big Country219
17Camping and Signaling223
18Getting Out By Yourself237
Part 4Safety248
19Keeping Out Of Trouble251
20Getting Out Of Trouble265
21Emergency Aid277
22Backwoods Medicine285
23Survival Kit297
24Being Ready303

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How to Stay Alive in the Woods: A Complete Guide to Food, Shelter and Self-Preservation Anywhere 3.9 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 8 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
It was really good. It contains everything from items needed to how to make a snare. It has cooking instructions and preparation instructions for animals. It has a durable life-long lasting cover.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is an awesome book i really recommend it to people that like survival guides
broadbear on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
kyool. read this if you want to know how to impale things and cook a wallet
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I think this is a really fantastic book i have th full book at lhome(not on mt nook)but it has really taught me a lot
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Whitefoots at the 2nd res