“It’s not the first thing you wish to have to think about, but what if you’re camping and someone gets hurt or sick? This book has it all for staying alive in the woods when things go from bad to worse.”
“A primer on backcountry medical safety wrapped up in one handy book. Modeled after old-school survival manuals, this book offers an in-depth knowledge of survival skills, in layman’s terms. It is clearly written, easy to index, and easy to use. This book could be a lifesaver—literally. It could make a great first aid book for those Scouts in your life, or any other outdoor fanatic you care about.”
“There’s no 911 in the woods but thank goodness there’s Bushcraft First Aid. A go to guide for first aid. Bushcraft teaches you how to be your own first responder, showing you how to deal with a variety of situations.”
“Wilderness expert Dave Canterbury shows you the way to be a learned first responder … and how to maintain an overall secure environment for everyone on the trail. It’s outdoor lifesaving techniques at its finest.”
“Before taking to the trails and getting off-the-grid think about packing this essential field manual. The Bushcraft First Aid is a book packed with practical advice on how to deal with a variety of emergency situations when 9-1-1 is out of reach.”
“Valuable information that every TrailblazerGirl should know. This book is filled with practical advice with ‘Tips and Tricks’ in every chapter. This is your guide to potentially lifesaving information for you and those you encounter out in the wilderness.”
“The new book is just what I needed to learn how to take the crucial first steps to being able to help my family or someone I come across who is in distress. [Dave’s] “real life scenarios” vignettes help you think through what you might do in a real life situation … .Keep it in your boat, your hunting cabin, your home bookshelf, in the trunk of your car, and in your bug out bag … .I highly recommend this book as a go-to first-aid resource for anyone headed out into nature.”
“Compact enough to easily fit in your backpack, and heavily illustrated, this great resource has everything you wish to have to know to assess, diagnose and treat a wide variety of medical issues … .From cuts and burns to broken bones and head injuries, Bushcraft First Aid is the guide you wish to have to stay secure through all of your outdoor adventures.”
(Guns & Gunsmiths)
“Even supposing ‘outdoor time’ means barbecuing, Papa will love knowing that if he ever did end up in the wilderness, Bushcraft First Aid … will get him through.”
“A book which will arm you with the first aid knowledge needed to live to tell the tale an emergency situation in the woods. Beyond being an extremely informative book, Bushcraft First Aid is also a great read. If knowing how to live to tell the tale in an emergency situation is crucial to your life, this is a must read. Perhaps you are in search of some reading material throughout your summer camping trips. This is that book.”
(The Daily Want)
About the Author
Dave Canterbury is the co-owner and supervising instructor at The Pathfinder School, which USA TODAY named one of the crucial Top 12 Survival Schools in the United States. He has been published in Self Reliance Illustrated, New Pioneer, American Frontiersman, and Trapper’s World. Dave is the New York Times bestselling author of Bushcraft 101, Advanced Bushcraft, and The Bushcraft Guide to Trapping, Gathering, and Cooking in the Wild.
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 give an explanation for how to use plants as medicine to treat more than a few conditions. Bushcraft First Aid provides the lifesaving information you wish to have to keep yourself and your fellow hikers secure on the trail.