Anyone who wants to learn basic living skills—the kind employed by our forefathers—and adapt them for a better life in the twenty-first century need look no further than this eminently useful, full-color guide. Countless readers have turned to Back to Basics for inspiration and instruction, escaping to an era before power saws and fast food restaurants and rediscovering the pleasures and challenges of a healthier, greener, and more self-sufficient lifestyle. Now newly updated, the hundreds of projects, step-by-step sequences, photographs, charts, and illustrations in Back to Basics will help you dye your own wool with plant pigments, graft trees, raise chickens, craft a hutch table with hand tools, and make treats such as blueberry peach jam and cheddar cheese. The truly ambitious will find instructions on how to build a log cabin or an adobe brick homestead. More than just practical advice, this is also a book for dreamers—even if you live in a city apartment you will find your
Wilderness Survival Skills: How to Prepare and Survive in Any Dangerous Situation Including All Necessary Equipment, Tools, Gear and Kits to Make a Shelter, Build a Fire and Procure Food.
This book is a complete guide to surviving in the wild. The author put everything he knows about wilderness survival into simple, understandable language so that you can easily learn all there is to know about surviving the unexpected. Things such as: • Sizing Up Your Situation: find out what happens and your first steps to survival. • Where Are You?: These key tips will help you determine how to use your surroundings to your advantage. • What is your Condition?: How to assess your strengths and abilities, and how to use whatever is around you to help save your life. • Your Worst Enemy is Fear: One of the first things anyone will do in an emergency is panic – but that can kill you. The powerful insights inside this book will help you stay alive and in control. • The Emotional Torrent: Staying level-headed is just part of it. Depression, loneliness and fatigue can cloud your judgment and lower your chances of survival. These insights can help you stay
Get Out Alive! How to Survive Anything, Anywhere is a complete handbook of the urban and wilderness survival skills practiced by elite U.S. and U.K. military units. Dr. Chris McNab has collected expertise from both sides of the Atlantic, and reveals the fundamentals of survival for every environment, from the subzero arctic to the scorching desert—and for every scenario, from being lost in a trackless wilderness to being under attack in a city. Each of more than 500 practical techniques is presented in easy-to-follow steps accompanied by 500 helpful illustrations that show you how to: Find your way in arctic, desert, jungle, or mountain terrain Identify edible plants Hunt, trap, and fish with jury-rigged tools Build fires and improvise cookware Locate underground water Construct shelters Perform first aid and use natural remedies for common diseases Stay safe in a car or on planes or trains, and know what to do in the event of an accident Keep
This comprehensive review of Native American life skills covers collecting and preparing plant foods and medicines; hunting animals; creating and transporting fire; and crafting tools, shelter, clothing, utensils, and other devices. Step-by-step instructions and 145 detailed diagrams enable the reader to duplicate native methods using materials available in local habitats. A new foreword, introduction, and index complement the practical information
A group of teens are practicing their wilderness primitive living skills. Video by Wahoo Films, wahoofilms.com and Bend Park and Rec, http Primitive Skills and Wilderness Survival took place at Coyote Trails School of Nature, www.coyotetrails.org , where a group of teens are practicing their wilderness primitive living skills. Including making fire, building debri huts and becoming stewards of the earth. The program is at Coyote Trails in Oregon.
In wilderness survival, a water purification system works by running the water through charcoal and dirt to create healthy drinking water. Learn more about the water purification process with tips from an experienced outdoorsman in this free video about wilderness survival skills. Expert: kevin Barrett Bio: Kevin Barrett is an experienced outdoors man who has been honing his survival skills for many years. Filmmaker: Nili Nathan
Finding safe drinking water, such as running water, is critical to wilderness survival. Learn to dig a hole to get clean, pure water from an experienced outdoorsman in this free video about wilderness survival skills. Expert: kevin Barrett Bio: Kevin Barrett is an experienced outdoors man who has been honing his survival skills for many years. Filmmaker: Nili Nathan
How to construct an improved version of the figure four deadfall trap.
To make a bow and arrow in the wilderness, find three flexible sticks and use a chord from a survival kit. Build a bow and arrow in the wilderness with tips from an experienced outdoorsman in this free video about wilderness survival skills. Expert: kevin Barrett Bio: Kevin Barrett is an experienced outdoors man who has been honing his survival skills for many years. Filmmaker: Nili Nathan
Here for the first time in one place is everything you will ever need to know in order to survive just about any difficult or dangerous situation.Â Drawing from dozens of the U.S. Army’s official field manuals, editor Jay McCullough has culled a t