How to Stay Alive in the Woods
A Complete Guide to Food, Shelter and Self-Preservation...Anywhere
How to Stay Alive in the Woods is a practical, readable-and potentially indispensable-manual for anyone venturing into the great outdoors.
The classic manual for “survivors” everywhere has now been updated, expanded, reillustrated and published for the first time with a wilderness-proof rubber cover. With the success of television series like “Survivor” and “The Amazing Race” and an ever-growing interest in extreme outdoor activities, there’s never been a better time to share the secrets of How to Stay Alive in the Woods, a practical, readable—and potentially indispensable—manual for anyone venturing into the great outdoors.
Broken down into four essential sections (Sustenance, Warmth, Orientation and Safety), this enlightening guide reveals 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. Detailed illustrations and expanded instructions, newly commissioned for this deluxe edition, offer crucial information at a glance, making How to Stay Alive in the Woods truly a lifesaver.
Camping enthusiasts, hunters, and even the occasional hiker will benefit from this all-inclusive guide to the woods which offers tips on finding food, water, and shelter, and reveals fascinating secrets of the wilderness.
Bradford Angier (1910 - 1997) was a wilderness survivalist and the author of numerous best-selling books on nature, survival, and living off the land, including At Home in the Woods, Wilderness Cookery, and The Field Guide to Edible Wild Plants.
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