The Adventurer's Guide to the Outdoors (Hardback)

Sarah Perrem

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Both a fun read and a true resource of more than one hundred essential wilderness skills, this book is for readers of any age who love adventure, even from the comfort of an armchair. In a world of technological gadgets like GPS, there is an increased sense of nostalgia and thirst for true practical and survival skills. Whether as a launchpad for daydreaming or a resource of practical knowledge for a real-life adventure, The Adventurer's Guide to the Outdoors serves as the perfect starting point. This book features more than 100 practical skills, including how to: tell time by the sun; build a raft; catch and cook a rabbit; navigate by the stars; build a shelter; cook on an open fire; purify water; and survive on a mountain. The entries are written by a panel of international writers who are authorities in the fields of general outdoors living and survival. Illustrated with timeless line drawings, this handsome volume will bring a smile to the face of any nine- or ninety-year-old, and prepare the reader for any situation with the know-how to use any tool, and to survive.


Product Details

  • Product code: BBZJH
  • ISBN: 9780789324771
  • Publisher: Universe Publishing
  • Format: Hardback
  • Dimensions: 23.5cm x 17.9cm
  • Pages: 292
  • Publish date: Wed Mar 06 00:00:00 GMT 2013
  • Book points: 11

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