Two New Outdoors Books By Miles Tanner Coming in 2019

Two New Outdoors Books By Miles Tanner Coming in 2019
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Billings, Montana author Miles Tanner has two new outdoors books coming out this May…

Building the Perfect Fire: With or Without Matches in Any Weather

This go-to-guide for turning wood into heat, including starting a fire with everything from flints to forearms in any type of weather; tinders easily found in nature; identifying and gathering the best kindling and types of wood; efficient splitting and stacking configurations for different needs, such as cooking; and how to safely put out a blaze.

Not just for survival, Building the Perfect Fire will also discuss using wood to create a welcoming fire, such as the crackling from birch wood or the colorful flames from an old apple tree.

Pre-order the hardcover version on Amazon.ca, Chapters/Indigo, or read the e-book version on Kindle or Kobo.

Navigating With or Without a Compass: Using Bearings and Nature to Find Your Way

Finding your campsite, a spectacular view, or your way home can be difficult, especially when your phone or GPS malfunctions. But knowing how to use a magnetized compass, paper map, and the positions of the sun, moon, stars, and other practical aids in pathfinding will help outdoorsman find their way in almost any kind of terrain.

Navigating With or Without a Compass will teach you the basics of using that essential tool, such as the difference between true north and magnetic north based on where you are and using compass bearings from a map and in the field to determine location.

However if you find yourself without a compass, this handy guide will also give you natural signs and guideposts for pathfinding, such as the way the wind blows, trees grow, or flowers bloom. Also covered will be determining direction through reading the Sun and the shadows it forms, the position and stages of the Moon, and familiarizing oneself with the principal constellations to guide you and determine the time at night.

Perfect for the skilled woodsman or just a walk in the woods, Navigating With or Without a Compass is filled with tips and essential knowledge indispensible for hikers, campers, scouts and nature lovers.

Pre-order the hardcover version on Amazon.ca, Chapters/Indigo, or read the e-book version on Kindle or Kobo.