Desert Survival Skills (Paperback)

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Description


Remote desert locations, including the Chihuahuan Desert of northern Mexico, southern Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona, draw adventurers of all kinds, from the highly skilled and well prepared to urban cowboys who couldn't lead themselves (much less a horse!) to water. David Alloway's goal in this book is to help all of them survive when circumstances beyond their control strand them in the desert environment. In simple, friendly language, enlivened with humor and stories from his own extensive experience, Alloway here offers a practical, comprehensive handbook for both short-term and long-term survival in the Chihuahuan and other North American deserts.

About the Author


The late David Alloway was an interpretive naturalist at Big Bend Ranch State Park who taught and practiced arid land survival techniques in the United States, Mexico, and Australia for over twenty years.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780292704923
ISBN-10: 0292704925
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication Date: July 1st, 2000
Pages: 269
Language: English