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CAMPCRAFT & WILDERNESS SKILLS: ESSENTIAL SKILLS FOR SURVIVING IN REMOTE TERRAIN & IN ALL CLIMATES
Author: Peter Drake
Publisher: NATIONAL BOOK NETWORK, Jul 2005
Camping, cooking, building shelters, using tools & much more. Teaches the fundamental survival skills such as how to make a shelter, light a fire & purify water. For trekkers & wilderness explorers everywhere. 400+ practical color photos & illus; 9x11.5 inches, 160 pgs.
Campcraft & Wilderness Skills: Essential Skills for Surviving in Remote Terrain and in All Climates is a practical handbook for life in the backcountry, with expert advice on living in safety & comfort in challenging outdoor environments.
* Features how-to step-by-step sequences for key skills & techniques, including erecting tents, using cooking stoves & preparing food.
* The book teaches the fundamental survival skills such as how to make a shelter, light a fire & purify water, and is a valuable sourcebook of knowledge for all trekkers and explorers.
This highly practical book looks in turn at the different aspects of outdoor survival, starting with the planning stage & choosing equipment, and moving on to campcraft skills; nutritional needs; protecting the wilderness environment, understanding weather patterns; emergency signaling; & first aid techniques.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Peter Drake has led or been a member of 36 expeditions, visiting 55 countries in five continents. He has driven overland from the UK to Nepal to climb in the Himalayas, has twice crossed the Sahara to the River Niger, and has followed the Nile route south to East Africa. He has also climbed & walked in the Arctic, Australia, & the U.S. He has led a Duke of Edinburgh Award Expedition to North Africa, The British Schools Expedition to Kenya, Brathay Exploration Group Expeditions to Botswana, Australia, Kenya & South Africa, and the Yorkshire Schools Expeditions to Kenya, South Africa & Australia.