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

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

by Dave Canterbury


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“With advice on not just getting along, but truly reconnecting with the great outdoors, Dave Canterbury’s treasure trove of world-renowned wisdom and experience comes to life within these pages.” —Bustle

A New York Times Bestseller in Sports and Travel!

The ultimate resource for experiencing the backcountry!

Written by survivalist expert Dave Canterbury, Bushcraft 101 gets you ready for your next backcountry trip with advice on making the most of your time outdoors. Based on the 5Cs of Survivability—cutting tools, covering, combustion devices, containers, and cordages—this valuable guide offers only the most important survival skills to help you craft resources from your surroundings and truly experience the beauty and thrill of the wilderness. Inside, you'll also discover detailed information on:

Choosing the right items for your kit.

Manufacturing needed tools and supplies.

Collecting and cooking food.

Protecting yourself from the elements.

With Canterbury's guidance, you'll not only prepare yourself for any climate and situation, you'll also learn how to use the art of bushcraft to reconnect with nature in ways you've never imagined.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781440579776
Publisher: Adams Media
Publication date: 09/01/2014
Series: Bushcraft Series
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 52,924
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Dave Canterbury is the co-owner and supervising instructor at the Pathfinder School, which USA TODAY named one of the Top 12 Survival Schools in the United States. He has been published in Self Reliance Illustrated, New Pioneer, American Frontiersman, and Trapper’s World. Dave is the New York Times bestselling author of Bushcraft 101, Advanced Bushcraft, and The Bushcraft Guide to Trapping, Gathering, and Cooking in the Wild.

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Bushcraft 101: A Field Guide to the Art of Wilderness Survival 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
eagle1LF More than 1 year ago
oes not go into much detail could be better
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This review is based off the previous review, yes I agree it's a basic understanding of what bush crafting is ( wood crafting is the correct term )  The book is a no nonsense, straight to the point book for beginners as what I am/was, at the time of reading if you have no idea what bush Crafting is it may seem a bit over whelming but what I find is that if you read a chapter than goto his YouTube videos they can be used to further explain What he's talking about. If your new to the art than this is a great book as a foot in the door. 
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Exactly what it claims to be - an introduction to bushcraft. A good read, but by no means an exhaustive reference. Considering how impressive his YouTube videos are, I expected more, which is why only 3 stars.