How to Stay Alive in the Woods: A Complete Guide to Food, Shelter and Self-Preservation Anywhere
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.
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This is a great book. It's practical, straight-forward and useful and yet it can be read cover-to-cover and enjoyed as a kind of armchair survival adventure. Worth owning. Read full review
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I am so glad to find this at the library booksale. My dad used to have this, and it was very influential. Read full review
Choice of Clothing
PART THREE ORIENTATION
Knowing Where You
Afoot in Big Country
Camping and Signaling
PART TWO WARMTH
Facts of Lighting Fires
Speaking of Warmth
Shelter for the Making
Getting Out by Yourself
PART FOUR SAFETY
Keeping Out of Trouble