The Adventurer's Guide to the Outdoors
100 Essential Skills for Surviving in the WildBook - 2013
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.
Publisher: New York : Universe Pub., 2013
Branch Call Number: 796.5 Adventur 2013
Characteristics: 268 p. : ill. ; 24 cm