Wilderness Survival Skills is an outdoor survival guide that utilizes the most popular and versatile tool carried by every hiker, camper and hunter: the knife. It provides you with the essential information and life-saving techniques for all survival situations, including hunting, fishing, and trapping, building a shelter, making a fire, self-defense, and carving useful tools.
Each chapter presents the knife skills and activities essential for wilderness survival, including: using a knife and axe, carrying and caring for a knife, securing food with a knife, sharpening an axe, and constructing watercraft with a knife
Bob Holtzman has been writing about outdoor subjects for more than 25 years. A former book editor at outdoor publisher Ragged Mountain Press and International Marine, he lives in Maine, where he enjoys canoeing, practicing wilderness skills, and building small boats. He works as marketing director at Penobscot Marine Museum and writes the blog Indigenous Boats (indigenousboats.com).