This Long Awaited Handbook By The Director Of The World Famous Tracking, Nature And Wilderness Survival School Is The First Of Its Kind Like FOXFIRE It Preserves Knowledge That Was In Danger Of Being Lost Forever, But Reaches Even Deeper Into The Past It Is About The Basics In It You Will Find Much That Was Forgotten The Most Ancient And Essential Skills Of Humankind, Presented In A Comprehensive And Usable Wilderness Survival Library, Of Which This First Volume Forms The Heart While this topic fascinates me, it doesn t really apply to my current situation, and I had to give up reading the book in favor of others that speak directly to what it going on in my life now May pick up in the future I learned alot about wilderness survival from this book Tom Brown s an eloquent writer and I appreciate how he describes backcountry living in the book I really dig that he writes about survival as a way of life which is information I m looking for as opposed to something like Les Stroud s Survive which talks about survival from an emergency I need to be rescuded stance. brilliant book if you want to learn how to walk like a fox and feel a salad Despite the title, this book is not about wilderness survival It is about learning the skills of our paleolithic ancestor making bows and arrows, stalking deer, tanning hides with their brains, making pemmican, and so forth These skills are surely as difficult and time consuming to learn for us as learning to navigate the internet would be for a cave man The short last chapter of the book seems like an afterthought it s about what s really important if you find yourself lost in the woods, like avoiding hypothermia and signaling for help Learning the skills from the earlier chapters other than possibly fire making will help you avoid perishing in the wilderness primarily by this you will be so busy learning the skills that you will have no time for trekking in the wilderness at all But if you want to find out how our ancestors made a go of it without goretex and titanium, this is your book.
Tom Brown, Jr is an American naturalist, wilderness tracker and the author of numerous books, including a series of Field Guides Brown attributes his tracking skills and his spiritual philosophy to the teachings of a Lipan Apache elder named Stalking Wolf, who instructed Brown during his childhood Brown refers to Stalking Wolf as Grandfather in his writings Tom Brown n
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- Tom Brown's Field Guide to Wilderness Survival
- Tom Brown Jr.
- 14 August 2018 Tom Brown Jr.