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Smith, Cameron M.

Wilderness Survival For Dummies®

Smith, Cameron M. - Wilderness Survival For Dummies<sup>&#174;</sup>, ebook

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Your one-stop guide to surviving and enjoying the Great Outdoors

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

Keywords: Survival, Wilderness Survival, Forrest, Desert, Tundra, Ice, Snow, Ocean, Island, Sea, Survival Skills, Skills, Water, Food, Shelter, Habitat, What to eat, What not to eat, Edible plants, Edible flowers, Hunting, Trapping, First-Aid, Guide, Guides, Survival Guide, Surivial Guides, Basic Necessities, Hazards, Dangers, Predators, Prey, Rule of Three, Rule of 3, Natural Disaster, Man Vs. Wild, Getting Food, Building Fire, Fire, Getting Water, Navigation, Training, Methods, Manuals, Survival Methods

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Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2009
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
480 pages
Category
Sport, Exercise
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9780470542316
Printed ISBN
9780470453063

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