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Survival Guides

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How to Survive in the Wild, on Land or Sea

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Survival Guides

  1. 1. Survival Guides The
  2. 2. PREPARATION – UNDERSTANDING AND ASSEMBLING LATEST, MOST RESILIENT, KIT. NAVIGATION – SKILLS, TECHNOLOGIES AND TECHNIQUES TO GET YOU THROUGH UNFAMILIAR TERRAIN. FOOD AND HEALTH – FINDING RESOURCES IN YOUR ENVIRONMENT, FEEDING YOURSELF, HEALING YOURSELF AND AVOIDING DISEASE. URBAN SAFETY AND SECURITY – RECOGNISING DANGEROUS SITUATIONS, DEFENDING YOURSELF AND SAVING OTHERS. DISASTER SURVIVAL – DEALING WITH UNSTABLE ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: WHAT TO DO IN THE FACE OF FLASH FLOODING OR FAST-SPREADING FIRE.
  3. 3. CHOOSING THE RIGHT ITEMS FOR YOUR KIT. MANUFACTURING NEEDED TOOLS AND SUPPLIES. COLLECTING AND COOKING FOOD. PROTECTING YOURSELF FROM THE ELEMENTS.
  4. 4. The ultimate guide to survival, this edition now includes the most essential urban survival tips for today, supplementing the fully updated original, bestselling handbook. The original and best survival guide for any situation in every climate is back. Now with added techniques for handling Urban dangers, the SAS Survival Handbook is the complete companion for adventurers everywhere. From making camp and finding food in the wild to security and self-defence in the streets, be prepared in any city, land or sea. SAS legend John ‘Lofty’ Wiseman’s unrivalled multi-million copy bestseller will teach you: Preparation – Understanding and assembling latest, most resilient, kit. Navigation – Skills, technologies and techniques to get you through unfamiliar terrain. Food and Health – Finding resources in your environment, feeding yourself, healing yourself and avoiding disease. Urban Safety and Security – Recognising dangerous situations, defending yourself and saving others. Disaster Survival – Dealing with unstable environmental conditions: what to do in the face of flash flooding or fast-spreading fire. SAS Survival Guide: How to Survive in the Wild, on Land or Sea (Collins Gem)
  5. 5. Written by survivalist expert Dave Canterbury, Bushcraft 101 gets you ready for your next backcountry trip with advice on making the most of your time outdoors. Based on the 5Cs of Survivability--cutting tools, covering, combustion devices, containers, and cordages--this valuable guide offers only the most important survival skills to help you craft resources from your surroundings and truly experience the beauty and thrill of the wilderness. Inside, you'll also discover detailed information on: Choosing the right items for your kit. Manufacturing needed tools and supplies. Collecting and cooking food. Protecting yourself from the elements. With Canterbury's guidance, you'll not only prepare yourself for any climate and situation, you'll also learn how to use the art of bushcraft to reconnect with nature in ways you've never imagined. Bushcraft 101: A Field Guide to the Art of Wilderness Survival 
  6. 6. Ray Mears' Outdoor Survival Handbook is a book of discovery, explaining the everyday skills you need to live in and enjoy the natural world. Season by season, this unique, fully illustrated guide describes the resources and materials available in the wild and how to use them. Whether you want to spend a day, a week or a month out of doors, Ray Mears' Outdoor Survival Handbook will help you enjoy it to the full. Packed with practical tips, insights into nature and respect for traditional knowledge, this is a book for families, groups and individual hikers and climbers - for everyone who enjoys outdoor life. Outdoor Survival Handbook: A Guide To The Resources And Materials Available In The Wild And How To Use Them For Food, Shelter,Warmth And Navigation
  7. 7. What would you do in the event of a zombie apocalypse? Would you know how to protect your family, forage for food and hold your own if confronted by the undead? Packed with vital information about how to prepare yourself (mentally and physically) and your surroundings for attack, the Zombie Survival Manual will also include advice on how to flourish in a post-apocalyptic world. Accompanied by illustrations, maps, diagrams and step-by-step instructions, this manual will be essential reading for those interested in protecting themselves, their families and society at large from the living dead. Zombie Survival Manual: The complete guide to surviving a zombie attack (Owners Apocalypse Manual)
  8. 8. With original illustrations and text, these survival guides provide an insight to military survival techniques from a by-gone era. Packed with original line drawings and instruction in: - What to do if 'jungle hiking becomes boring' - How to stay safe from poisonous reptiles and insects - The benefits of using a 'fire thong' Focussing on one of the most hostile environments on Earth, Jungle Survival is one of four reprints of The Air Ministry's emergency survival pamphlets. Others include: Sea Survival Desert Survival Arctic Survival Jungle Survival (Air Ministry Survival Guide)
  9. 9. Written in clear, easy-to-follow text, The Wilderness Survival Guide focuses on the realities of using wilderness survival skills not just in a genuine 'survival situation' but also to enhance any outdoor experience, from a hike in the country to camping in the wild. Read this book and you'll learn how to: Use bushcraft tools to build a shelter and improvise equipment Light a warming fire (and keep it lit) in bad conditions Find safe water to drink Hunt and forage for wild food - and cook what you catch or find Full of tried and tested techniques and firsthand experience, it will open your eyes to the resources of the wilderness. It could also save your life! The Wilderness Survival Guide: The Practical Skills You Need for the Great Outdoors
  10. 10. Climbing and mountaineering attracts millions of people around the world each year, but produces a unique set of challenges. The threat of danger is ever present, and professional medical help is often far away. Vertical Medicine Resources is a renowned climbing company providing medical training and consultation. In Vertical Aid, they have produced the most complete guide available for managing both emergencies and chronic injuries sustained during climbs. Researched and developed by professional healthcare providers and alpinists, the book includes helpful illustrations of common procedures and best practices, making it a practical and ndispensable companion on any climbing, trekking, or alpine trip. It is replete with real-world-tested strategies, evidence-based medicine, and proven techniques. The diverse author team combines an EMS and emergency physician, a nurse, a physician assistant, and a nurse- trainer, who together have a profound depth of climbing, educational, and medical experience. With its unique combination of authoritative medical information and specific attention to the climbing environment, Vertical Aid is poised to become an authoritative resource for every climber, on every climb. Vertical Aid: Essential Wilderness Medicine for Climbers, Trekkers, and Mountaineers
  11. 11. When disaster strikes and your GPS is useless, ancient navigation techniques will ensure your survival. With this book, you can easily travel through even the farthest, remotest places. Utilizing tips from US Army manuals and lifelong wilderness experts, you’ll learn lifesaving navigation techniques, including how to: • Orient yourself using a topographical map • Find north using a compass, shadows and stars • Calculate distance using landmarks and pace count • Navigate unfamiliar terrain using dead reckoning • Travel in low visibility with a navigator and point person • Use landscape features to pinpoint location This definitive guide to terrain navigation also teaches you essential survival skills like fire craft, water procurement and shelter making. Prepper's Survival Navigation: Find Your Way with Map and Compass as well as Stars, Mountains, Rivers and other Wilderness Signs
  12. 12. From the creator of the Just a Colorado Gal blog comes a guide to help you plan for a fun backpacking experience. It’s time to take a hike! In Backpacking 101, outdoor expert Heather Balogh Rochfort goes step-by-step through the preparation process of hiking—from selecting the right gear to choosing the perfect destination. She also provides useful information for out on the trail, including how to -Properly read a topographic map -Set up an environmentally friendly campsite -Safely interact with wildlife -Handle being lost in the woods With Backpacking 101 in your bag, you can be prepared for whatever comes your way during your trek—no matter what skill level you are. It’s the perfect resource for anyone ready for an outdoor adventure! Backpacking 101: Choose the Right Gear, Plan Your Ultimate Trip, Cook Hearty and Energizing Trail Meals, Be Prepared for Emergencies, Conquer Your Backpacking Adventures

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