NZ Bushcraft Manual | Digital Version | 6th Edition 2021

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INDEX

INDEX Bold page numbers indicate main passages on the subject. Italic page numbers indicate photographs.

A

C

access 15–19

campsites 91, 175

accidents 210–212 aiming off 138 aircraft, communicating with 217–220 altimeters 148

carbon monoxide poisoning 92, 180 cellphones 74, 108, 216 children 152, 246 clothing 51–58, 162, 192, 260–262

GPS altitude function 149–150

emergency add-ons 205

attack points 139

for gorge trips 245

avalanches 91, 116, 190, 193 checking before trip 33, 34, 225

materials 53–54, 55 clouds 98–101, 103–106 clubs 14

B

communications devices 72–74, 108, 216, 226

batteries 74–75

conservation parks 17, 129

bearings (in navigation) 123–128, 139–147

contact person 33, 215–216

compasses 124–128, 139–147, 242 care of 126–127 weighted 124

back bearings 145–147

contour lines 134

converting 229

cooking 85–86, 92 equipment 67–71, 85

following a bearing 144–145 grid bearings 139–143

cryptosporidium 178–179

magnetic bearings 229–237 bee and wasp stings 215 billies 63, 71, 80, 85 bivvy bags 67

D

blisters 183, 213 bluffs 182 boots 56, 56–57, 183, 192

dehydration 81, 191, 214 Department of Conservation (DOC) 16, 17, 34

braided rivers 161

desserts 85

breakfasts 81

detours 146–147, 235–236

bridges 175–176

didymo 27–28

burns 214

dinners 84–85

bushline, travelling above 47, 81, 99, 100–101,

dogs 16–18

120, 189–198, 190 clothing for 54, 56, 184, 192, 262

drinks 81, 191–192 containers 72 261