Friday, October 11, 2013

Quick Review: Dave Canterbury's waterproof Pocket Survival Guides

Waterford Press sent us Dave Canterbury's series of pocket survival guides to check out recently. The eight different titles are:

Shelter, Fire, Water
Wilderness First Aid 
Signaling For Rescue
Improvised Trapping
Basic & Primitive Navigation
Improvised Hunting Weapons
Building a Survival Kit
Basic Tracking

The guides are constructed to be lightweight and waterproof. The emphasis is on surviving in the Eastern US, but much of the information is universal. Regardless of Dave's "resume embellishment" saga, I think he did a great job on these guides, as the information is sound, helpful and well written. Definitely worth consideration as something to throw in your pack "just in case."

4 out of 5 Stars 

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About the author
Jason Schwartz is the founder and senior editor of Rocky Mountain Bushcraft. He is a former Red Cross certified Wilderness & Remote First Aid Instructor, and has taught bushcraft and wilderness survival techniques to the Boy Scouts of America, interned with the US Forest Service, and studied wilderness survival, forestry and wildland firefighting at Colorado Mountain College in Leadville, Colorado. Jason has also written for magazines such as The New Pioneer and Backpacker, including writing the "Tinder Finder" portion of Backpacker's "Complete Guide to Fire," which won a 2015 National Magazine Award (NMA). Email him at rockymountainbushcraft @ (without spaces)

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