- Product Description
From wilderness expert, Dave Canterbury and outdoor survival instructor Jason Hunt comes the next installment in the New York Times bestselling Bushcraft series—a go-to first aid resource for anyone headed into the woods.
Out in the woods or on top of a mountain, there’s no calling 9-1-1. Bushcraft First Aid teaches you how to be your own first responder. The authors’ years of experience and training will help hikers and backpackers deal with a variety of emergency situations, from cuts and burns to broken bones and head injuries. You’ll also learn what to pack and how to make bandages, dressings, and slings at a moment’s notice. As bushcraft experts, Canterbury and Hunt explain how to use plants as medicine to treat various conditions. Bushcraft First Aid provides the lifesaving information you need to keep yourself and your fellow hikers safe on the trail.
- Paperback: 256 pages
- Publisher: Adams Media
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1507202342
- ISBN-13: 978-1507202340
- Shipping Weight: 1.1 pound
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Nice book for pre hike/camp preparation and on hand reference. Sturdy construction that looks and feels like it will handle the outdoors well. Easy to read and understand. I bought this book to be used as a reference book but found a lot of good prep info in it. It's good for beginners and experience outdoor folks.
My son took it on his backpacking trip to Dolly Sides Wilderness Area in WV. He used the book as a guide to make a pretty extensive First Aid Kit and took the book along ... Just in case.
There is A LOT of excellent advice and tips ... Especially if you are caught out without anything but nature to help in that moment.
I've read a few outdoor first aid books. This is the best one so far.Excellent out door book! Doug Suchy
"Bushcraft First Aid" is a practical, comprehensive, concise guide to safety and basic first aid outdoors. Filled with illustrative scenarios that illuminate principles and practices, and written by authors with considerable field experience, the book is an excellent resource for anyone thinking about visiting or currently enjoying the back country.
Dear Dave and company
I want to thank you for taking the time to write these books
I now own all 4 and started reading the first aid guide today
I am the scoutmaster for our local troop where I live
I use your books to help teach the scouts more outdoor skills
We are in upstate New York and camp 12 months a year in tents or hammocks
My plans are to bring the boys to your school
Again thank you