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The Natural Navigator: A Watchful Exp...

Tristan Gooley

Before GPS, before the compass, and even before cartography, humankind was navigating. Now this singular guide helps us rediscover what our ancestors long understood—that a windswept tree, the depth of a puddle, or a trill of birdso...

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Published: Apr 2012

The Survival Handbook: Essential Skil...

Colin Towell

From planning an expedition, to packing essential kits, to discovering what to do on a trail, The Survival Handbook is an invaluable tool when you're in the great outdoors.Among a myriad of outdoor skills, it teaches readers how to ma...

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Published: Apr 2012

Be Ready When the Sh*t Goes Down: A S...

Forrest Griffin

Ultimate Fighter champ Forrest Griffin and Erich Krauss, who previously brought you the New York Times bestseller Got Fight, now offer a hilarious and very timely guide to surviving the coming apocalypse. Be Ready When the Sh*t Goes D...

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Published: Aug 2011

The Little Book of Incredibly Useful ...

Geoffrey Budworth

Learn to apply the right knot for any situation-a guide for the home, backpack, or boat.The fundamental skill of tying knots is useful in countless situations, both indoors and out. The Little Book of Incredibly Useful Knots teaches y...

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Published: Apr 2016

The Ultimate Guide to Home Butchering...

Monte Burch

With more than forty years of experience butchering domestic animals, game, and birds, award-winning outdoor writer and photographer Monte Burch presents this complete guide for butchering many types of livestock or wild animals. Lear...

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Published: Jul 2014

Wilderness Navigation: Finding Your W...

Bob Burns

The best-selling text on wilderness navigation has been updated and organized to make it easier to learn this vital skill. The official textbook for thousands of navigation courses throughout the world.

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Published: Apr 2015

Advanced Bushcraft: An Expert Field G...

Dave Canterbury

Trek deeper into the wilderness with New York Times bestselling author Dave Canterbury!In this valuable guide, survivalist Dave Canterbury goes beyond bushcraft basics to teach you how to survive in the backcountry with little or no e...

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Published: Aug 2015

Bushcraft 101: A Field Guide to the A...

Dave Canterbury

The ultimate resource for experiencing the backcountry!Written by survivalist expert Dave Canterbury, Bushcraft 101 gets you ready for your next backcountry trip with advice on making the most of your time outdoors. Based on the 5Cs o...

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Published: Sep 2014

Bushcraft First Aid: A Field Guide to...

Dave Canterbury

From wilderness expert Dave Canterbury and outdoor survival instructor Jason Hunt comes the next installment in the New York Times bestselling Bushcraft series—a go-to first aid resource for anyone headed into the woods.Out in the w...

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Published: May 2017

The Bushcraft Field Guide to Trapping...

Dave Canterbury

What to eat, where to find it, and how to cook it!  Renowned outdoors expert and New York Times bestselling author Dave Canterbury provides you with all you need to know about packing, trapping, and preparing food for your treks and ...

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Published: Oct 2016

The Scout's Campfire Cookbook for Kid...

Christine Conners

Hungry for Troll Stew, Snake on a Stick, or Dirty Marshmallows? They're in here! As with The Scout's Outdoor Cookbook, this all-new guide brings together outdoor recipes, methods, and tips for a Scout-friendly cooking experience geare...

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Published: May 2014

Survival Hacks: Over 200 Ways to Use ...

Stewart Creek

Turn everyday items into survival necessities! Would you be prepared if you needed to survive in the wilderness? Survival expert Creek Stewart shares his cache of practical, easy-to-follow tricks to help you transform everyday items i...

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Published: Apr 2016

Wilderness Medicine: Beyond First Aid...

William W. Forgey

Now fully revised and updated, Wilderness Medicine: Beyond First Aid is essential reading for any trail user, from trip leaders and guides to EMTs and paramedics. You’ll learn vital skills, such as:How to survey, assess, and stabili...

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Published: Oct 2017

The Third Man Factor: Surviving the I...

John Geiger

The Third Man Factor is an extraordinary account of how people at the very edge of death often sense an unseen presence beside them who encourages them to make one final effort to survive. This incorporeal being offers a feeling of ho...

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Published: Sep 2010

Jungle: A Harrowing True Story of Sur...

Yossi Ghinsberg

Four travelers meet in Bolivia and set off into the heart of the Amazon rainforest, but what begins as a dream adventure quickly deteriorates into a dangerous nightmare, and after weeks of wandering in the dense undergrowth, the four ...

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Published: Jan 2017

The Joy of Geocaching: How to Find He...

Paul Gillin

This is a book about passion for a game.Describing the exciting and adventurous world surrounding geocaching--a worldwide hunt in which treasures are located using global positioning system (GPS) devices--this book offers an understan...

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Published: Apr 2010

Epic Survival: Extreme Adventure, Sto...

Matt Graham

Matt Graham, star of the Discovery Channel's Dual Survival and Dude, You're Screwed, details the physical, mental, and emotional joys and harrowing struggles of his life as a modern-day hunter-gatherer.In Epic Survival, written with J...

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Published: May 2017

Bushcraft: A Serious Guide to Surviva...

Richard Graves

Many have died in the Australian bush who might have lived had they known the appropriate survival skills. Bushcraft covers all areas of survival and camping activities: making ropes and cords, building huts, camp craft, finding food ...

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Published: Mar 2013

Hawke's Special Forces Survival Handb...

Mykel Hawke

U.S. Special Forces Captain and outdoor survival expert Mykel Hawke provides the most practical and accessible survival skills and information necessary to survive in the outdoors. These methods are based on Hawke's 25-year career as ...

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Published: Apr 2011

Outdoor Navigation with GPS

Stephen W. Hinch

For outdoor adventurers who hike, fish, kayak, cross-country ski, or mountain bike in the backcountry, a GPS receiver can help them reach their destination and return safely — but only if they know how to use it! Here is the guide t...

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Published: Nov 2010

Native American Survival Skills: How ...

W. Ben Hunt

W. Ben Hunt, whose Sioux name was Tasunka Witko, traveled throughout the Midwest, living with several Native American tribes, finally settling near the site of the last Sioux uprising. Here he provides step-by-step instructions and ex...

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Published: Feb 2015

The Ultimate Survival Manual (Paperba...

Rich Johnson

Whether you're lost in the woods, facing an armed insurrection, or preparing for a hurricane, the experts at Outdoor Life magazine are the people you want on your side. This book is the one you need if you want to protect your famil...

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Published: Aug 2017

Plan & Go: The John Muir Trail- All Y...

Gerret Kalkoffen

Plan & Go: The John Muir Trail is the ultimate guide on how to prepare for and hike one of the greatest trails in the world. Its main goal is to save you time, money, and make you feel confident about completing this awesome adventure...

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Published: May 2014

Field Dressing Game: A Waterproof Fol...

James Kavanagh

This handy new field guide provides a simplified introduction to common safe practices and procedures for field dressing various species of game and fish. including rabbits, squirrels, deer and large mammals, ducks & geese, pheasant, ...

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Published: Apr 2010

How to Master the Art of Friction Fir...

Chad Keel

Fire played a major role in the advancement of the human race. This book will teach you how to master the art of friction fire. Friction fire is the pre-historic way of making fire through friction. This book is a straight forward fie...

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Published: Mar 2018

Orvis Guide to Beginning Fly Tying: 1...

David Klausmeyer

This Orvis-endorsed guidebook-part of a continuing series that includes guidebooks on fly fishing basics and saltwater fly fishing-will give you all the tools you need to begin making your own flies. Learn how to read a fly recipe, ch...

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Published: Aug 2012

Cold-Smoking & Salt-Curing Meat, Fish...

A. D. Livingston

Includes construction plans for a smokehouse and fifty recipes for smoked delicacies.

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Published: Oct 2010

Prepare for Anything (Paperback Editi...

Tim Macwelch

A smaller, more affordable edition of Outdoor Life's bestselling Prepare for anything. Full of the same must-have information found in the full-size flexi edition, it is an extensive guide to preparing for the worst life can throw at ...

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Published: Dec 2017

A Woman's Guide to the Wild: Your Com...

Ruby McConnell

For women who enjoy hiking, camping, backpacking, and other outdoor recreation or those inspired by Cheryl Strayed's Wild, this is the definitive guide to being a woman in the great outdoors. This friendly handbook covers the matters ...

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Published: Mar 2016

The Wilderness Survival Handbook: 156...

Outdoor Life

With 110+ years behind them, the experts at Outdoor Life magazine have compiled the information-packed Wilderness Survival Handbook. Whether you’re planning a three-day backcountry hike, a day trip, or a full-on Grizzly Adams experi...

Paperback
Published: Oct 2016
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