By John J. Rowlands
The vintage chronicle of existence and self-reliance within the nice Northern wooded area, reissued for its many fans
“Cache Lake Country is a gem for lots of reasons—a basic narrative, the ways that it conveys the work-a-day joys and hard work of lifestyles within the desolate tract, the woodscraft concepts it illustrates, and the sluggish and pleasing manner during which the soul of a serene guy is revealed.” —The ny occasions
Over part a century in the past, John Rowlands set out via canoe into the wilds of Canada to survey land for a bushes corporation. After paddling by myself for numerous days, he came across "the lake of my boyhood dreams," which he named Cache Lake simply because there has been saved the easiest that the north needed to offer?timber for a cabin; fish, online game, and berries to continue to exist; and the peace and contentment he felt he couldn't dwell with out. this is often his tale, containing either folklore and philosophy, with knowledge in regards to the woods and the call for therein for inventiveness. It contains instructions for making moccasins, stoves, shelters, outdoors ovens, canoes, and thousands of different creative and precious gadgets.
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