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Wilderness Survival For Dummies - Outdoor Equipment


Wilderness Survival For Dummies


Want to know how to stay alive in extreme situations? This practical, accurate guide gives you all the expert, field-tested tools and techniques you need to survive. Whether you find yourself lost in the woods, adrift on a life raft, bitten by a snake, or needing shelter in cold weather, this hands-on resource teaches you how to stay safe (and sane), find rescue, and live to tell the tale!

  • Know the basics of survival — perform life-saving first aid, make fire and shelter, and find water and food
  • Manage your emotions — cope with panic and anger, get the ""survivor's attitude,"" and foster cooperation and hope with others
  • Increase your chances of rescue — signal for help and navigate using a compass or the sky
  • Practice expert survival methods — tie essential knots, craft your own weapons and tools, and make natural remedies
  • Gain wisdom for water emergencies — stay afloat when your ship or boat sinks, avoid dehydration and starvation, and make it to shore

Open the book and find:

  • Common survival scenarios you may encounter
  • Tried-and-tested advice for individuals or groups
  • The items you need to stay alive
  • Basic orientation skills
  • Ways to keep warm or cool
  • The best methods for building a fire in any environment
  • What you can (and can't) eat and drink in the wild
  • True stories of survival

Book Features:

Full Name Wilderness Survival for Dummies
Author John Haslett and Cameron M. Smith
Language English
Main Topic(s) Survival - All forms
Book Size Medium
Pages 462
Cover Soft Cover / Paperback
Who Should Read This Anyone who goes outdoors
13 Number ISBN 9780470453063 Quick Review: If you have read the Dummies series of books, you will know that the series includes very informative books on topics. In the case of Wilderness Survival, it is no different. This book has the best bang for your buck in terms of information, there is just so much here including topics like food, fire, shelter, navigation, getting rescued and includes ideas of survival practices.

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