This extensive guide will enable the reader to commune with the natural world and master a full spectrum of traditional practices, hands-on skill, and theoretical knowledge. Bushcraft Bible is an essential tool for the naturalist in all of us that dreams of building a shelter, hunting and gathering for survival, and living a peaceful and environmentally conscious lifestyle. From surviving in the depths of the Jungle to thriving in the white-hot desert, this comprehensive reference will provide even the most experienced outdoorsman with essential survival skills. In order to develop the ability to inhabit and traverse natural landscapes, Bushcraft Bible contains information on:
Safe use of the axe and bush knife Recommended and required tools Chopping wood and felling a tree Preparing for unexpected weather and other surprises Wilderness first aid
Bushcraft is about thriving in the natural environment and requires a multitude of skills like firecraft, tracking, shelter building, foraging, and rope and twine-making. The easy-to-follow text enable campers to create such lodgings as half-cave shelters, beaver mat huts, birch bark shacks, over-water camps, a Navajo hogan, and a pole house. Bushcraft Bible should be required reading for hikers, campers, hunters, foresters, backwoods adventurers, scouts, or youth groupsanyone with a passion for the outdoors.
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About the Author
James Henry has been a survivor expert for more than twenty years and has toured across the country giving seminars on how to survive off the grid. He currently lives in the Adirondack Mountains, where he hunts deer and fishes full-time.