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Bushcraft ~ Outdoor Skills for the N.Z. Bush
Compiled by Bev Abbott & Wayne Mullins

This new edition emphasis the responsibility of every person for the environment, & the need for careful consideration in the outdoors. Growth in the use of the bush for recreation & enjoyment can only continue with respect for the bush itself, and for the needs of other recreationists

This edition has also incorporated information about the new equipment & clothing which is available, while maintaining a firm eye on practicality & economy. There really is no substitute for practical experience. The bush and mountains are neither friendly nor hostile. To enjoy them this book seeks to provide some basic knowledge on which experience & understanding can be built. There are many advantages in learning from the experience of others & the tramping & mountain clubs have much to offer both novice & expert.

This book is offered as a guide to help all enjoy their recreation in the bush in greater safety

Contents include:
* Introduction
* Going into the Bush
* Where to go
* Care of the Environment
* Leadership & trip Planning
* Managing Risk in Outdoor Activities
* Weather
* Clothing & Equipment
* Shelter
* Food
* Fires & Stoves
* The Skills of Tramping
* Navigation
* Loss of Route
* Survival
* Emergency Fires
* River & Waterway Safety
* Above the Bushline
* First Aid
* Search & Rescue
* Firearms in the Bush
* Index

Thoroughly illustrated throughout with black/white illustrations

S/cover,157 pp
In very good condition, just has a name of previous owner inside

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