How to Stay Alive in the Woods: A Complete Guide to Food, Shelter and Self-Preservation Anywhere
November 1, 2001
HOW TO STAY ALIVE IN THE WOODS is a practical, readable-and potentially indispensable-manual for anyone venturing into the great outdoors.
Broken down into four essential sections, Sustenance, Warmth, Orientation and Safety, this enlightening guide reveals how to catch game without a gun, what plants to eat (full-color illustrations of these make identification simple), how to build a warm shelter, make clothing, protect yourself and signal for help. Detailed illustrations and expanded instructions, newly commissioned for this deluxe edition, offer crucial information at a glance, making How to Stay Alive in the Woods truly a lifesaver.
Leather and Rawhide Both Edible
Bones may mean Salvation - marrow and fat
Rare or Well Done - heat destroys nutritive values
Scurvy easily Prevented and Cured - Eat fresh meat
How Rabbit Starvation Really Happens
The Tremendous Importance of Fat
What to kill for food - the fattiest animals
Tidbit of Old-Time Trappers - eat fatty beavers
What Parts of Meat to Eat - all of it.
What About Frogs
Letting Predators Hunt for Us - and stealing their kills
Can Live Meat Spoil too quickly to be consumed? No
How about bears? They're fatty and delicious.
Getting Birds without Guns
Why Porcupines are given Reprieves - Easy to kill and provide good source of nutrition
The most widely hunted game animal - rabbits
Starvation next to impossible - eat fatty insects too