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Bushcraft 101: A Field Guide to the Art of Wilderness Survival
- Learning bushcraft enables us to participate in a lost, but fulfilling art.
- A head full of nature knowledge serves you better than a backpack cluttered with the latest in wilderness technology.
- A good knife is the most important tool in your kit.
- Cords, ropes, and tubular webbing will help you with everything from fishing to cooking to shelter support.
- You need quality containers for boiling and holding water.
- The exact coverage materials you need will vary depending on your location and length of stay in the wild.
- Flint and steel might not cut it in the bush—bring lighters, metal matches, and a magnifying glass.
- Some trees are year-round sources of medicine, sustenance, kindling, and construction materials.