304 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.69 in
September 15, 1997
Lone Pine Publishing
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 1551051222
ISBN - 13: 9781551051222
From the Publisher
Longtime wilderness educator Mors Kochanski has dedicated his life to learning and teaching about the lore of the forest. With clear instructions, extensive use of diagrams and a color photo supplement, this comprehensive reference includes all the practical skills and knowledge essential for you to survive and enjoy the wilderness: * Lighting and maintaining a fire * Chopping wood and felling a tree * Creating a shelter and keeping warm * Safe use of the axe and bush knife * Plants and animals important for survival * Food, water and outdoor cooking * Wilderness first aid. * This bestseller should be required reading for hikers, campers, hunters, foresters, backwoods adventurers, scouts, youth groups--anyone with a passion for the outdoors.
About the Author
MORS KOCHANSKI is an Alberta-based author and outdoor survival expert who has built an international reputation as one of the leading authorities on wilderness skills. He has taught bushcraft and survival skills in the mountains and forests of Alberta for more than 30 years. Would-be instructors in wilderness survival have come from all over the world to learn what he knows. Mors is often quoted for his favorite saying: "the more you know, the less you carry."
From Our Editors
Loaded with practical skills and knowledge needed to survive and enjoy the wilderness, Bushcraft is required reading for hikers, campers and hunters. Author Mors Kochanski dedicated his life to learning and teaching about the lore of the forest. Some of the details covered include lighting and maintaining a fire, creating a shelter, safe use of an axe, outdoor cooking and wilderness first aid.