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- Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 17.99
Crafts and Skills of the Mountain Man is a fascinating, practical guide to the skills that have made the mountain men famous worldwide as outdoorsmen and craftsmen. Readers can replicate outdoor living by trying a hand at making rafts and canoes, constructing tools, and living off the land. Learn key skills like: Building a strong fire. Learning... more...
- The Floating Press 2009; US$ 3.99 US$ 3.47
In 1856 the Reverend Edmund Donald Carr was overtaken by a blizzard on his way to an evening service. He battled the elements for 22 hours with nothing by his bible and his dead horse, whose body sheltered him while he slept. Snow blind and half dead, Carr survived and wrote his experience in a first person narrative, A Night in the Snow . more...
- Vertebrate Publishing 2014; US$ 24.99
Navigation in the Mountains - The Definitive Guide for Hill Walkers, Mountaineers & Leaders is the official navigation book for all Mountain Training schemes. Packed with essential information and techniques, this handbook is split into sections including: all aspects of mountain navigation; the additional techniques required in winter; adaptations... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 21.00
Expert advice on staying safe in the outdoors from one of America?s best-known survival writers The best way to survive an extreme situation in the wilderness is to avoid it in the first place, says Rich Johnson in this refreshing new guide to outdoor survival skills. Avoiding both the rigid "primitive skills" ideology and macho, military/survivalist... more...
- Counterpoint 2010; US$ 16.99
Sooner or later any outdoor enthusiast will need more than trail markers for guidance. This best-selling manual - now thoroughly revised and updated - is designed for anyone who wants to chart a course in the wilderness: hiker, backpacker, snowshoer, skier, fisherman, or hunter. Step by step, it teaches the skills that enable you to answer the vital... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.00
?The night was heavy with foreboding. The rain, which had been spitting down on us during the late afternoon, grew heavier. It hurled into our faces, borne by a wind that was now gusting between the dunes at full force. . . . It was the worst storm we had encountered and Ned was out in it alone.? ?Justin Marozzi, South from Barbary Cecil Kuhne's newest... more...
- Menasha Ridge Press 2012; US$ 14.99
Best Tent Camping: Ohio reveals 50 sites around the Buckeye State that will excite avid tent campers. Ohio?s geographical diversity provides a variety of tent camping opportunities to quench any tent camper?s thirst for off the beaten path adventures. The author guides readers to the site and shares important and informative details of the area... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2011; US$ 10.99
Counteracting the panic and fear associated with getting lost in the wild, this handbook equips children with practical tools for overcoming adverse wilderness experiences, even if they are endured alone. Compiled by a search-and-rescue professional, straightforward advice is offered on building shelters and fires, signaling for help, finding water... more...
- Crowood 2014; US$ 15.99
Crowood Sports Guides provide sound, practical advice that will make you a better sportsperson, whether you are learning the basic skills, discovering more advanced techniques or reviewing the fundamentals of your sport. This book includes information boxes containing tips and advice aimed at all levels of ability; how to get started and take part... more...