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Bushcraft 101: A Field Guide to the Art of Wilderness Survival by Dave Canterbury

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This book is a treasure-trove of advice and information on how to survive in the backcountry for extended periods of time. Written for hikers, backpackers, and campers, it offers one of the most comprehensive collections of wilderness skills and techniques ever assembled in a single tome. Readers will learn how to select the proper gear to take with them on their adventures, how to forage for food, and how to keep themselves protected from the elements. There are sections on knot-tying, tool building, and even which plants are edible and can be used for medicinal purposes. For the outdoor enthusiast looking to pick up some new skills or improve on existing ones, this is an indispensable reference.