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

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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.

The Adventurer's Guide to the Outdoors

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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.

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Author Sam Chelton / Sarah Doyle
Publisher Universe
Page Count 268pp
Publication Size 7 x 9 x 1
Publication Notes hardcover
Publication Date April 16, 2013
ISBN 978-0789324771

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