'[Contains] the best and most useful skills you should have learned but never got around to, or once knew but have now forgotten...This is the outdoor handbook brought to you by the people who wrote the rules' - Bear Grylls, Chief Scout. Do you know how to build an altar fire? Read a compass or navigate by the stars? Could you construct and steer a raft across a river? Tie a reef knot - or send a message using Morse code? All these and many, many more are included in this incredibly detailed guide to everything you could ever need to know about outdoor adventure. Whether you're a seasoned adventurer looking to brush up on your skills or a complete beginner wanting to find a good starting point, this book is for you.