The Adventurer's Guide to the Outdoors: 100 Essential Skills for Surviving in the Wild

The Adventurer's Guide to the Outdoors: 100 Essential Skills for Surviving in the Wild

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Overview

The Adventurer's Guide to the Outdoors: 100 Essential Skills for Surviving in the Wild by Sam Chelton

Both a fun read and a true resource of more than one hundred essential wilderness skills, this book is for readers of any age who love adventure, even from the comfort of an armchair. In a world of technological gadgets like GPS, there is an increased sense of nostalgia and thirst for true practical and survival skills. Whether as a launchpad for daydreaming or a resource of practical knowledge for a real-life adventure, The Adventurer’s Guide to the Outdoors serves as the perfect starting point. This book features more than 100 practical skills, including how to: tell time by the sun; build a raft; catch and cook a rabbit; navigate by the stars; build a shelter; cook on an open fire; purify water; and survive on a mountain. The entries are written by a panel of international writers who are authorities in the fields of general outdoors living and survival. Illustrated with timeless line drawings, this handsome volume will bring a smile to the face of any nine- or ninety-year-old, and prepare the reader for any situation with the know-how to use any tool, and to survive.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780789324771
Publisher: Rizzoli
Publication date: 04/16/2013
Pages: 268
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

After years in the mainstream business world, Guy Grieve made a break for the wilderness of Alaska. He survived a solo adventure living for one year in one of the world’s last great wildernesses, which led to his book Call of the Wild: My Escape to Alaska.

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