Longtime wilderness educator Mors Kochanski has dedicated his life to learning and teaching about the lore of the forest.
With clear instructions, extensive use of diagrams and a colour photo supplement, this comprehensive reference includes all the practical skills and knowledge essential for you to survive and enjoy the wilderness:
* Lighting and maintaining a fire
* Chopping wood and felling a tree
* Creating a shelter and keeping warm
* Safe use of the axe and bush knife
* Plants and animals important for survival
* Food, water and outdoor cooking
* Wilderness first aid
This bestseller should be required reading for hikers, campers, hunters, foresters, backwoods adventurers, scouts, youth groups--anyone with a passion for the outdoors.
Mors Kochanski, author
Mors Kochanski is widely known and well respected for his years of experience in outdoor education in western Canada. His enthusiasm for wilderness recreation and his desire to learn everything there is to know about the wilderness have made him one of the foremost authorities on wilderness skills. He is especially familiar to outdoor enthusiasts in Alberta where he has worked and lived for the last 20 years. He is the former editor of Alberta Wilderness Arts and Recreation and served as an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Physical Education at the University of Alberta.
Rights Holder: Partners Publishing
rights available: World
age range: All Ages
number of pages: 304
publication date: 09/15/1997
Original language of pub: English
Materials Available: finished book