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In a nutshell, the survival information that did not make it into Mors Kochanski?s classic book, (Northern) Bushcraft can be found in the new e-book, Basic Safe Travel and Boreal Survival Handbook.  In addition, there is an expansion on his great booklets within the new book.

See www.Karamat.com for purchase information and more.  Video explanation from Mors and Karamat with the new book?s table of contents below.


TABLE OF CONTENTS

I. WILDERNESS LIVING SKILLS
A) Site Development

Shelter
Latrines
Garbage Disposal
Food Storage: Bearproofing
Outdoor Classrooms
B) Equipment
Clothing and Survival
The Sleeping Bag
The Functional Bush Knife and Its Use
The Most Important Try Stick Notches
The Multipurpose Bush Axe
The Saw
C) Wilderness Fire Lighting Skills in the Spruce Moose Forest
Approaches to the Use of Fire
The Question of Impact
Some Different Types of Fire Users
Abuses of Fire
Where Campfires are Out of Place
Justifying the Use of a Campfire
Points of Basic Fire Ecology
D) Basic Map and Compass Use
The Map
The Compass
E) The Basic Survival Lean-To and Bed
Open Fronted Lean-To Principals
Open Fronted Lean-To Made of Flexible Materials
Bough Beds
F) Outdoor Cooking
Introduction
The Australian Cooking Crane
Steam Pit
G) Wild Edible Plants
Plants
Looking at Edible Mushrooms

II. WILDERNESS SURVIVAL
A) Defining Survival

Basic Existence Skills
Wilderness Survival
In Survival You Have No Guarantees
Living Off the Land
The Advantages of Fasting (on water only)
Problems with Fasting
B) Introduction to Wilderness Survival
Preparedness
Panic
Survival in a Nutshell
Fire
Shelter
Dehydration
Hypothermia
Signals
Conservation of Mental and Physical Energy
Lost? Finding Your Way
C) Water and Human Survival
Body Water Needs
How Much Water?
Thirst
Local Thirst
Boiled Water Recommended
Undetected Water Losses
Water Loss Through Lungs in the Cold
The Mechanism of Water Absorption
Dehydration
D) Handling Stress
Responding to Stress
Your Only Three Options
Limiting Factor
E) Survival Kits
Survival Kits: The Basics
The Personal Kit
The Basic (Two Kilogram) Universal Kit
The Personal First Aid Kit
F) Caching of Supplies and Equipment
G) Signaling with a Mirror
H) Signal Fires

The Choice of Site
The Simple Signal Fire
The Standard Signal Fire
The Large Signal Fire
I) Vehicle Survival
Vehicle Operation Kit
Vehicle Survival Kit
J) Aircraft Survival
K) Helicopter Safety


III. WILDERNESS FIRST AID
A) Cold Injuries

Introduction
Hypothermia
Cold Hazards: Frostnip and Frostbite
Dehydration
B) Diarrhea
C) The Heat Illness

Introduction
Water Loss
Burns, Scalds, and Fluid Loss
D) Knife Cuts: How to Avoid Them

IV. WILDERNESS TRAVEL SKILLS
A) Leading Your Group

Travel Hints
B) River Crossing
Crossing of Foot
Rope Crossing
C) Effects of Traveling at Higher Elevations
Conditions Resulting in High Altitude Pulmonary Edema
Conditions Above Tree Line

V. WILDERNESS ENVIRONMENT
A) Annoying Insects
B) Bears are Dangerous
C) Lightning
D) Breaking Through the Ice
E) Quicksand or Mud


VI. ROPEWORK


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Thanks for posting up Chris!

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Yeah, what Creek said........that looks like a good one, but I don't have time to read it right now! >:(
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Got it, thanks!

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My pleasure fellas.  Good stuff!