Survival Wisdom & Know-how

Survival Wisdom & Know-how

Everything You Need to Know to Subsist in the Wilderness

Book - 2007
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A complete, all-in-one survival guide, jam-packed with information on every aspect of outdoor life and adventure, from orienteering to campfire cooking to ice climbing and beyond.
Culled from dozens of respected books from Stackpole, the industry's leader in outdoor adventure, this massive collection of wilderness know-how leaves absolutely nothing to chance when it comes to surviving and thriving in the wilderness, and appreciating every minute of it. Topics include:
  • Building an Outdoor Shelter
  • Tracking Animals
  • Winter Camping
  • Tying Knots
  • Orienteering
  • Reading the Weather
  • Identifying Edible Plants and Berries
  • Surviving in the Desert
  • Bird Watching
  • Fishing and Ice Fishing
  • Hunting and Trapping
  • Canoeing, Kayaking, and White Water Rafting
  • First Aid
  • Wild Animals
  • Cookery
  • And much more.
Useful illustrations and photos throughout make it easy to browse and use. With contributions by the experts at the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) as well as the editors of Stackpole's Discover Nature series, this book is the definitive, must-have reference for the great outdoors.

Book News
Whether it's bird identification, hunting, trapping, swimming and emerging safe after falling into rapids, identifying edible and medicinal plants, building a snow shelter, procedures for abandoning ship, navigating by the stars, or finding a safe source of drinking water, this big (10.5x13.5") newsprint volume contains a detailed, well-illustrated description that will rescue its readers and keep them warm, dry, and well fed. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: New York : Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, 2007
ISBN: 9781579127534
Characteristics: 480 p. : ill., maps ; 35 cm
Additional Contributors: Rost, Amy
Alternative Title: Survival wisdom and know-how


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