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What are some good /out/ books? For general knowledge on bushcrafting, survival and all related things.

pic related is what I plan on reading next week
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I carry this one. It's mostly based on the swedish armys guidelines for survival in the swedish wilds.

Title is "Your forest manual"
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>>1080064
Does it have an English edition? "Your forest manual" is too obscure for direct search but I'd like to find a .pdf
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>>1080071
Not that i know of.
This is the book: http://www.bokus.com/bok/9789187397424/din-skogshandbok/
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for wilderness and anarchy it's a book about anarcho-primitism but it's pretty out related and great
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How to Shit in the Woods is a fun short primer on sanitation and the history of backpacking.
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>>1080089
>>1080092
>>1080096
According to goodreads:
Stay Alive > Shitting > Anarchy
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Is this any good? I don't trust the normies on Amazon.
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>>1080056
Mors Kochanski "Northern Bushcraft"
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Ray Jardine's Trail Life, for when you get over the playing survival phase.
Wille Sundqvist's Swedish Carving Techniques, for when you get bored with carving tent stakes and bowdrill-sets.

Also:
>>1080198
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OP here, should I make an infograph after we manage to get some more recommendations?

Gonna need a few people confirming a book is good before putting it in.

>>1080180
I somewhat trust goodreads and it's rated pretty good there 4.21/5 (910 ratings)
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I use wild edible plants of WNA by Donald R Kirk and edible wild plants of ENA by Lee Allen Peterson. Bushcraft 101, advanced, trapping cooking and hunting, and first aid by Dave Canterbury are all pretty good beginners books, I wouldn't take his advice on what gear to buy but the skills and techniques are all there.
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Woodcraft and Camping
Camping and Woodcraft
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>>1080096
anyone got a pdf for this?
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>>1080478
>Bushcraft 101, advanced, trapping cooking and hunting, and first aid by Dave Canterbury

Oh shit, these are all different books
>Bushcraft 101: A Field Guide to the Art of Wilderness Survival
>Advanced Bushcraft: An Expert Field Guide to the Art of Wilderness Survival
>The Bushcraft Field Guide to Trapping, Gathering, and Cooking in the Wild
>Bushcraft First Aid: A Field Guide to Wilderness Emergency Care


I'll make sure to keep my eye on them
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>>1080180
nerd dad in the pub loves this book, I even got a 20min lecture on battoning when I foolishly asked why people don't just pick up smaller sticks and snap them.
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>>1080632
b-ok.org and make sure you search by its actual name.
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>>1080198
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Anyone have any recommendations for a White mountain plant / animal identification book? Are the AMC field guides good?
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>>1081391
I've only used the AMC trail guides but they've always been excellent.
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I know this is a slow board but still bumping
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>>1080885
>why people don't just pick up smaller sticks and snap them.
I hope it's worth 7€ to find out
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Hunting for the Pot, Fishing for the Pan

Picked this up while down in Florida. Good book and guide to catching your own food while inna woods and prepping it
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>>1080180
Yes, but it's about growing, harvesting and storing wood for indoor wood burners, not bushcraft per se.
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>>1082586
I have an old cottage in the mountains where we still use wood for heating and cooking, even a small woodshed next to it. I think I'll be picking up that book.
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>>1082586
All the same to me.
As long as it involves steel parting wood I'll probably enjoy it.
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>>1080505
You guys seriously need to read these instead of rehashes of FM21-76 and Kochanski's Bushkek over and over.
Especially the thousand page long one by Kephart.


>>1081391
A Field Guide to Mammal Tracking in North America - James C. Halfpenny.

May not be what you're looking, but this is the best book on tracking I've come across.
After having flipped through many others on the subject, this is the one I bought.
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I don't have a specific book to recommend but pick up a plant identification book for your area, its helped me alot.
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>>1081373
I got this one, it's good.
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>>1080056

I had the original version of OP pic related when I was a kid; it was much better than the new version in that it actually told you how to kill things.
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>>1083691
Well that's a shame...
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anyone read pic related?
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late 70s introductory book but still good
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>>1084261
That's quite a lot of books, which do you recommend?
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>>1084350
All of them, depending on why you are /out/
If youbare interested in primitive living in general, read the Foxfire Book, Wilderness Cabin, Buckskinning, etc.

Just weird hiking tricks, the Survival ones

Don't read Bear Attacks while camping alone at night
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>>1084450
Seconding Foxfire books
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>>1084450
I'm never camping alone anyway, too big of a puss for that.

Imma check my local library for some of those, they seem good.
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A slection from my Amazon order history:

Adventure Travel In The Third World: Everything You Need To Know To Survive in Remote and Hostile Destinations - Jeff Randall, Mike Perrin

Bushcraft: Outdoor Skills & Wilderness Survival - Mors Kochanski

Adventure Motorcycling Handbook, 5th: Worldwide Motorcycling Route & Planning Guide - Chris Scott

Field Guide to Mammal Tracking in North America - James C. Halfpenny


The Encyclopedia of Country Living: An Old Fashioned Recipe Book - Carla Emery

Primitive Wilderness Living & Survival Skills: Naked into the Wilderness - John McPherson, Geri McPherson

The SAS Guide to Tracking - (SAS) Bob Carss

Survival, Evasion and Escape - Us Government

SAS Survival Handbook: How to Survive in the Wild, in Any Climate, on Land or at Sea - John 'Lofty' Wiseman
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An old Boy Scout Handbook, you can find one at the used bookstores pretty cheap.

>>1084261

Off grid data dump bunker. NOICE.
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My must haves.

Pocket Ref.- Thomas J. Glover

Bird of North America- Robbins,Bruun,Zim, & Singer

Insects: Their Ways And Means Of Living- Robert Evans Snodgrass

nice finds from the local Goodwill thrift store. (lel, not the knoife, I WISH)
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>>1082623
Ahhh so that is how lizards are born
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>>1085362
What's the pocket ref for? Thought it was an engineering reference book.
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>>1085550
just saw it

>>1085362
but I don't live i NA, why would I need to know about your birds?
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>>1080056
Alright you faggots. Put down you gay ass survival manuals for two seconds and listen up. It’s time to read a book by a real man who has actually been outside.

Let’s talk about Aldo fucking Leopold. This motherfucker has Confressionally designated Wilderness named after him. He is a ducking hunter poet that forgot more about outdoors than your faggot asses will ever know.

“Considered by many to be the father of wildlife ecology and the United States’ wilderness system, Aldo Leopold was a conservationist, forester, philosopher, educator, writer, and outdoor enthusiast. Among his best known ideas is the “land ethic,” which calls for an ethical, caring relationship between people and nature.”

Pic related, cunts.
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>>1087137
Sounds hella dumb.
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>>1087170

You are hella dumb
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>>1087137
you're overhyping it
it better live up to that hype, nigga
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>>1087325

Or what bitch? But seriously read it. And maybe do a quick google search on Leopold just to get a context on what a high level of outdoorsman he is




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