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SAS Survival: the Essential Survival Book in a Zip-up Edition with Inbuilt Compass: How to Survive in the Wild

SAS Survival: the Essential Survival Book in a Zip-up Edition with Inbuilt Compass: How to Survive in the Wild


By (author) John 'Lofty' Wiseman

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  • Publisher: Collins
  • Format: Paperback | 384 pages
  • Dimensions: 82mm x 117mm 305g
  • Publication date: 1 September 2008
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0007285124
  • ISBN 13: 9780007285129
  • Edition: Revised
  • Edition statement: Revised zip-up camouflage with compass ed
  • Illustrations note: Illustrations (some col.)
  • Sales rank: 451,766

Product description

The bestselling guide to how to survive in the wild, in any climate, on land or at sea - now in a fantastic gift edition with inbuilt compass. Have you thought about how you would deal with surviving out in the wild with nothing but the plants you could forage? Do you wonder how you would manage if you were lost and had to set up an improvised camp? Can you tie knots or make basic weather forecasts? All the above and much more are covered in SAS Survival, written by ex-SAS survival expert John 'Lofty' Wiseman. The book is based on the training techniques of the Special Air Service, the world's most famous elite fighting force. Whether you are a camper, a hiker, a sailor or anyone else engaged in outdoor pursuits, this reference bible could actually save your life. Using clear line drawings and colour illustrations, survival techniques from the sea to the mountains and from the polar icecaps to the desert are described, complete with what to do in a whole range of medical and meteorological emergencies.The book is zipped inside tough camouflage fabric, making it perfect for carrying in a rucksack or pocket, and an inbuilt compass provides an essential tool for every walker or anyone in an emergency situation.

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Author information

John 'Lofty' Wiseman served for 26 years with the Special Air Service and was their Chief Survival Instructor. He remains the foremost authority on SAS training techniques for civilians.