Wilderness Survival

Wilderness Survival

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Description

With the aid of superb line artworks, Wilderness Survival demonstrates the core skills that the world's elite forces practise to survive in a wilderness environment. With tips and techniques from special forces manuals, the book is divided into seven chapters, dealing with survival psychology; equipment and clothing; living off the land; shelter; dangers; first aid; and navigation.
Clearly illustrated throughout, the book offers useful tips on a vast array of topics, including essential survival kit; finding water; foraging for plant food; dealing with dangerous animals; building shelters; the will to survive; how to forage for food; tracking animals; following rivers and paths; administering first aid; constructing a makeshift splint; and navigating without a map.
With more than 300 easy-to-follow artworks and handy pull-out lists of key information, Wilderness Survival is the definitive pocket guide for anyone stranded in the wilderness - it could save your life.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 142 x 199 x 29mm | 534g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 300 artworks; 300 Illustrations, unspecified
  • 1838860754
  • 9781838860752

Table of contents

Introduction

1. Equipment and Clothing

2. Living Off the Land: Water and Plant Food

3. Living Off the Land: Hunting, Trapping and Fishing

4. Fire, Shelter and Camp Skills

5. Dangers in the Wild

6. First Aid

7. Navigation and Movement

Glossary of Survival Terms

Index
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About Chris McNab

Chris McNab is a wilderness expert, military specialist and author of over 20 survival publications, including How to Survive Anything, Anywhere, Living off the Land, and SAS Training Manual: Endurance Techniques. He holds a PhD from the University of Wales and lives in south Wales, UK.
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