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Title:
Wilderness survivor's guide : a manual of basic survival techniques for scouts, hunters, campers, hikers, canoeists, pilots, and all others unprepared to meet the challenge
Author:
Hamper, Stan.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Paducah, Ky. : Schroeder, 2001.

©1963
Physical Description:
143 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781574322699
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Survival topics include winter survival, constructing traps and snares, poisonous and edible plant distinction, fire making, locating and purifying water, building shelter, protecting your feet, tool construction, fishing, and getting full use of your knife. Almost 300 hand drawn illustrations provided that will help you identify plants and fungi as well as demonstrate various techniques to be used in the outdoors. Hamper's guide will help you avoid common mistakes and will provide practical advice so that you can make use of sticks, leaves, nails, string, feathers, shells, and even buttons.


Table of Contents

Dedicationp. 4
About the Authorp. 4
Introductionp. 5
Orientationp. 6
Waterp. 13
Shelters and Bedsp. 20
Your Knifep. 24
Firep. 32
Survivor-Friendly Plantsp. 40
Poisonous Plantsp. 66
Fungus Foodp. 70
Medicinal Plantsp. 77
Soapp. 98
Fishingp. 101
Utensils and Toolsp. 106
Protecting Your Feetp. 116
Quicksandp. 118
Traps and Snaresp. 118
Weatherp. 124
Winter Survivalp. 126
An Ounce of Preventionp. 136
Additional Readingp. 137
Survivor Self-Quizp. 138
Indexp. 139
Remembering Stan Hamperp. 142

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