The Ultimate Wilderness Survival Handbook

The Ultimate Wilderness Survival Handbook

The Ultimate Wilderness Survival Handbook

The bestselling team at Outdoor Life presents this essential guide to surviving in the wilderness for survivalists, preppers, and hobbyists alike. With 110+ years behind them, the experts at Outdoor Life magazine have compiled the information-packed The Ultimate Wilderness Survival Handbook. Whether you’re planning a three-day backcountry hike, a day trip, or a full-on Grizzly Adams experience this compact handbook has the essential information you need to stay safe. This book covers making shelter, finding food and water, dealing with predators, signaling to rescuers, and making it out alive and well . . . probably even with all your limbs. Chapter One: Skills and Tools - How to Pack for a Wilderness Adventure - Build a Fire Anywhere - Forage for Food - Create a Basic Shelter - Get Rescued - Handle Medical Emergencies in the Woods - Tie Basic Knots Chapter Two: Lost in the Woods - Survive Getting lost in the Wilderness - Handle Animal Attacks - Navigate Bogs and Marshes - Purify Water - Stay Sane and Healthy - Trap Wild Animals - Fish with Almost No Equipment Chapter Three: Extreme Conditions - Survive a Wildfire - Ford a Raging River - Navigate the Arctic - Survive Falling through Ice - Punch a Polar Bear - Find Water in the Desert - Survive Being Lost at Sea

The Ultimate Wilderness Survival Handbook

The Ultimate Wilderness Survival Handbook

The Ultimate Wilderness Survival Handbook

From the best-selling team at Outdoor Life this essential guide to surviving in the wilderness is for survivalists and hobbyists alike. This book covers making shelter, finding food and water, dealing with predators, signaling to rescuers, and making it out alive and well ... probably even with all your limbs.

The Ultimate Survival Manual Outdoor Life

The Ultimate Survival Manual  Outdoor Life

The Ultimate Survival Manual Outdoor Life

Whether you’re lost in the woods, facing an armed insurrection, or preparing for a hurricane, the experts at Outdoor Life magazine are the people you want on your side. This book is the one you need if you want to protect your family, save yourself, and prevail over any danger. Your Go-To Guide for Surviving Anything GET READY, GET SET, SURVIVE! You're lost in the woods without food or water. Confronted by an armed assailant in the dead of night. Forced to outrun a deadly tornado. Don't worry - The Ultimate Survival Manual has you covered. Out in the Wild From navigating with a compass to fending off a mountain lion, learn to prevail in the forests, deserts, and open oceans like an expert outdoorsman. During a Disaster Whether it's a towering tsunami or a blazing wildfire, bad things happen every day. Know what to do when the going gets tough. In an Urban Crisis Arm yourself with the latest self-defense moves, weapons tips, and home-protection tactics, plus crucial strategies for handling bad guys and bad situations at home and abroad.

Outdoor Life Ultimate Bushcraft Survival Manual

Outdoor Life  Ultimate Bushcraft Survival Manual

Outdoor Life Ultimate Bushcraft Survival Manual

If you went into the woods with just a knife, your wits, and the shirt on your back, could you survive? If you’d read this book from New York Times bestselling author, Tim MacWelch, the answer is yes! The latest paperback release in Weldon Owen’s popular Outdoor Life series sees New York Times-bestselling author and survival expert Tim MacWelch explore survival situations. MacWelch examines how native peoples around the world throughout history have made their own shelter, weapons, tools, and more, while detailing clever MacGyver-esque ideas for using anything you might find in your pockets or pack to guarantee survival. Readers will be prepared to test themselves against nature, to be prepared for any catastrophe, or to learn more about traditional ways of survival.

The Winter Survival Handbook

The Winter Survival Handbook

The Winter Survival Handbook

A guide to living through the worst of winter weather. From the New York Times best selling author, Tim MacWelch, comes the life-saving Winter Survival Handbook. From everyday situations to extreme winter emergencies, everything you need to survive the harsh winters is now at your frostbite-free fingers. Tim MacWelch is the go-to-guy for survival techniques and definitely someone you want next to you in your snow cave. With his fourth book, the Winter Survival Handbook, he’s going to help you survive the average and brutal winters. Practical Hints for Everyday Life Don’t want to spend 20 minutes sitting in driveway waiting for your car to defrost? Learn how to winterize your car, dress for the polar vortex, drive on black ice, keep your home safe and warm, and everything in between. Extreme When danger threatens you and your loved ones, you’ll be ready to combat any dire circumstance. Be prepared for the worst: a major power outage, a walk through a whiteout, a fall through ice into freezing water. Wilderness Survival Freezing and stranded in the middle of nowhere? Wilderness survival expert MacWelch knows what you need to stay warm, survive, and make it out alive. Learn how to build a snow cave, shoot a frozen rifle, make a fire in a snowstorm, and much more. Pick up a copy today for your house or glove box and stay safe this winter!

The Survival Handbook

The Survival Handbook

The Survival Handbook

Survive anything life throws at you with the ultimate visual guide to camping, wilderness, and outdoor survival skills. Written by Colin Towell, an ex-SAS Combat Survival Instructor, The Survival Handbook is bursting with survival tips, manual skills, camping essentials, and advice on how to survive whatever the great outdoors throws at you. Combining proven, no-nonsense military survival skills with ingenious bushcraft techniques, specially commissioned illustrations and accessible step-by-step instructions show you how to survive in the wild. Learn how to read a map, how to light a fire, and how to build a raft, and everything you need to know about wild foods and natural dangers. Revel in inspirational real-life survival stories and be prepared for every outdoor situation. From survival basics, such as finding water and catching fish, to extreme situations including being adrift at sea or lost in the jungle, The Survival Handbook will steer you through life's toughest adventures in the world's harshest climates.

The Bushcraft Bible

The Bushcraft Bible

The Bushcraft Bible

This extensive guide will enable the reader to commune with the natural world and master a full spectrum of traditional practices, hands-on skill, and theoretical knowledge. Bushcraft Bible is an essential tool for the naturalist in all of us that dreams of building a shelter, hunting and gathering for survival, and living a peaceful and environmentally conscious lifestyle. From surviving in the depths of the Jungle to thriving in the white-hot desert, this comprehensive reference will provide even the most experienced outdoorsman with essential survival skills. In order to develop the ability to inhabit and traverse natural landscapes, Bushcraft Bible contains information on: • Safe use of the axe and bush knife • Recommended and required tools • Chopping wood and felling a tree • Preparing for unexpected weather and other surprises • Wilderness first aid Bushcraft is about thriving in the natural environment and requires a multitude of skills like firecraft, tracking, shelter building, foraging, and rope and twine-making. The easy-to-follow text enable campers to create such lodgings as half-cave shelters, beaver mat huts, birch bark shacks, over-water camps, a Navajo hogan, and a pole house. Bushcraft Bible should be required reading for hikers, campers, hunters, foresters, backwoods adventurers, scouts, or youth groups—anyone with a passion for the outdoors. Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Sports Publishing imprint, is proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in sports—books about baseball, pro football, college football, pro and college basketball, hockey, or soccer, we have a book about your sport or your team. In addition to books on popular team sports, we also publish books for a wide variety of athletes and sports enthusiasts, including books on running, cycling, horseback riding, swimming, tennis, martial arts, golf, camping, hiking, aviation, boating, and so much more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to publishing books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked by other publishers and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

SAS Survival Handbook Third Edition

SAS Survival Handbook  Third Edition

SAS Survival Handbook Third Edition

The ultimate guide to surviving anywhere, now updated with more than 100 pages of additional material, including a new chapter on urban survival "A classic. ... Addresses every conceivable disaster scenario. Don’t leave home without it” —Outside Revised to reflect the latest in survival knowledge and technology, and covering new topics such as urban survival and terrorism, the multimillion-copy worldwide bestseller SAS Survival Handbook by John "Lofty" Wiseman is the definitive resource for all campers, hikers, and outdoor adventurers. From basic campcraft and navigation to fear management and strategies for coping with any type of disaster, this complete course includes: Being prepared: Understanding basic survival skills, like reading the weather, and preparation essentials, such as a pocket survival kit. Making camp: Finding the best location, constructing the appropriate shelter, organizing camp, staying warm, and creating tools. Food: What to eat, what to avoid, where to find it, and how to prepare it. First aid: A comprehensive course in emergency/wilderness medicine, including how to maximize survival in any climate or when injured. Disaster survival: How to react in the face of natural disasters and hostile situations—and how to survive if all services and supplies are cut off. Self-defense: Arming yourself with basic hand-to-hand combat techniques. Security: Protecting your family and property from intrusion, break-ins, and theft. Climate & terrain: Overcoming any location, from the tropics to the poles, from the desert to the mountains and sea.

SAS Survival Handbook Third Edition

SAS Survival Handbook  Third Edition

SAS Survival Handbook Third Edition

The ultimate guide to surviving anywhere, now updated with more than 100 pages of additional material, including a new chapter on urban survival "A classic outdoor manual [that] addresses every conceivable disaster scenario. Don’t leave home without it”--Outside magazine Revised to reflect the latest in survival knowledge and technology, and covering new topics such as urban survival and terrorism, the multimillion-copy worldwide bestseller SAS Survival Handbook by John "Lofty" Wiseman is the definitive resource for all campers, hikers, and outdoor adventurers. From basic campcraft and navigation to fear management and strategies for coping with any type of disaster, this complete course includes: Being prepared: Understanding basic survival skills, like reading the weather, and preparation essentials, such as a pocket survival kit. Making camp: Finding the best location, constructing the appropriate shelter, organizing camp, staying warm, and creating tools. Food: What to eat, what to avoid, where to find it, and how to prepare it. First aid: A comprehensive course in emergency/wilderness medicine, including how to maximize survival in any climate or when injured. Disaster survival: How to react in the face of natural disasters and hostile situations—and how to survive if all services and supplies are cut off. Self-defense: Arming yourself with basic hand-to-hand combat techniques. Security: Protecting your family and property from intrusion, break-ins, and theft. Climate & terrain: Overcoming any location, from the tropics to the poles, from the desert to the mountains and sea.