Canadian Outdoor Survival Guide

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This book is a straightforward, practical guide for taking care of yourself (and others) in a survival situation with crucial, basic survival skills required for an emergency situation during all four seasons in all wilderness areas of Canada. This book covers understanding the importance of being prepared, learning basic short-term bushcraft skills, and types and use of tools, equipment, strategies and techniques required for successful survival (and rescue) in the wilderness. Readers will learn essential wilderness survival skills for each region of Canada and learn about environmental hazards such as; weather, predators and regional terrain, emergency first aid, search and rescue. Filled with useful illustrations and diagrams, this book provides instruction on such outdoor survival techniques as shelter construction/location, fire making, water requirements and acquisition, signalling, hunting and trapping techniques, animal signs and identification, fishing, gathering, foraging for berries and wild edibles and plant identification. Whether you find yourself stranded in the dense rainforests of British Columbia or on the tundra of Northern Canada, the Canadian Survival Guide will get you out in one piece.


  • 256 pages
  • 13.97 x 1.27 x 21.59 cm

AUTHOR: Duane S. Radford

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