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Bushcraft 101: A Field Guide to the Art of Wilderness Survival Paperback – Sep 18 2014
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"Canterbury covers everything: building out your kit, manufacturing tools and supplies, food collection, cooking and protection from the elements. If you want to 'be prepared' for time in the wilderness, this is a great guide." --CoolMaterial.com
"To say Dave is a survival authority is putting it mildly. Dave gets you ready for your next backcountry trip with easy-to-digest advice and practices on how to build the most critical survival skills. Bushcraft 101 is a very inexpensive insurance plan that any practical person should buy, read and stuff into a backpack before heading off the beaten path." --New Pioneer
"It offers a lot [of] detail...focusing on everything from knots to cooking to trapping.... If you want to learn primitive skills, it's a treasure trove of information." --Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
"All the survival gear in the world isn't going to help you if you don't know how to use it. Penned by survivalist expert Dave Canterbury, Bushcraft 101: A Field Guide to the Art of Wilderness Survival aims to make sure you know your craft.... Even if you're not escaping the apocalypse, but instead heading out into the backcountry to escape modern life for a few days, this is an indispensable guide for your outdoor travels." --Uncrate.com
"With Canterbury's guidance, you'll prepare yourself for any climate and situation and you'll learn how to use the art of bushcraft to reconnect with nature." --Uber Apparatus
"We're quickly on our way to mastering the great outdoors with this copy of Bush Craft 101. Written by famous outdoorsman Dave Canterbury, the volume covers everything from the proper knots to know to scavenging edible food in the wilderness. This thing is serious. A must-have for anyone looking to go off the grid." --Selectism
"The advice in this book can help you live comfortably and manufacture tools from nature." --Gear Junkie
"Proficiency comes with practice, and everyone needs a starting point. Enter Dave Canterbury. This illuminating field guide in no way alienates the new student. For those passionate in their pursuit of the backcountry, it's a must read." --GrindTV (Yahoo! Sports)
"For the traveler who likes to get way off the beaten path and experience the thrill of the wild...Bushcraft 101 is a must read.... This book is sitting on my bedside table right now, and not only does it make me appear masculine as hell, I'm learning a lot." --Trevor Morrow Travel
"A welcome mix of old and new technology that's as thorough as it is entertaining." --The Manual
"Get ready for whatever nature could throw your way with this guide on bushcraft, the art of surviving in the woods with as little modern gear as possible. Detailed lessons include firemaking, manufacturing your own tools and gear, foraging, and trapping and processing game." --Washington Trails Magazine
About the Author
Dave Canterbury is the co-owner and supervising instructor at the Pathfinder School in Ohio, which was named by USA Today as one of the Top 12 Survival Schools in the United States. He is also the managing editor of Self Reliance Illustrated magazine. His YouTube channel has more than 200,000 subscribers and his videos have more than 34 million views. His work has also been published in New Pioneer and American Frontiersman.
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Top Customer Reviews
The trouble in this case, is that a lot of the information is either technically or historically inaccurate. Canterbury has a BIG following in the Bushcraft world, and he is highly regarded as one of the top instructors. Knowing this, and knowing how poorly sourced this book actually is, sort of hurts.
I look forward to a properly edited/gutted/re-written second edition.
His 5 and 10 C's approach is easy to understand and just as easy to implement.
His first attempt at a book of this nature (no pun intended) was in need of work and he has made a fantastic second attempt.
Most recent customer reviews
Well written guide for anyone wanting to venture out in the wilderness.
Step by step instructions and well thought out How To diagrams.
I bought this book after i came back from my bush craft training. Most of information that my instrustor gave to me was in this book. I just finished reading it. It's goodPublished 1 month ago by Duc Huynh