The Ultimate Survival Manual Outdoor Life Extreme Edition

Author: Rich Johnson
Publisher: Weldon Owen
ISBN: 9781681880433
Size: 50.88 MB
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Get ready, get set, SURVIVE! This updated and extreme edition of the popular, bestselling 2012 title is what you need if you want to protect your family, save yourself, and prevail over any danger. With the most up-to-date tips and the expert advice from the professionals at Outdoor Life magazine, The Ultimate Survival Manual is your comprehensive guide to surviving everything. With high-quality design, intricate detail, and a durable flexicover—this manual is the perfect gift! 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. Rich Johnson and the experts at Outdoor Life are the people that have been there and survived that; with the revised Ultimate Survival Manual they bring you all the information you need to do the same. Out in the Wild From navigating with a compass, to fending off a cougar, to prevailing over pirates, learn to survive in the forests, deserts, and 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, weapon tips, and home-protection tactics, plus crucial strategies for handling bad guys and bad situations at home and abroad. This revised and expanded edition ventures farther into deeper, scarier, and stranger places in search of the ultimate survival information. Packed with the hands (and feet, and teeth) –on tips, this go-to-survival guide will help you prevail over the worst that the world has to offer.

The Ultimate Survival Manual Canadian Edition Outdoor Life

Author: Rich Johnson
Publisher: Weldon Owen
ISBN: 9781616286682
Size: 25.79 MB
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Whether you’re lost in the woods, facing an angry grizzly, or trapped in a blackout that takes down Toronto, the experts at Outdoor Life magazine are the people you want on your side. This top-selling book is now available in a special Canadian edition with content targeted to intrepid Canadians . . . at home and wherever they may travel. When disaster strikes, time is of the essence. The people who survive are those who know what to do . . . they have their “bug out bags” packed, their travel essentials saved, their family prepared, and their cars gassed up and ready to go. Everyone wants to believe that they are that person—the one who would prevail whether they found themselves facing an angry bear, a killer snowstorm, or a revolution in a third-world country. Filled with clear, concise instructions, helpful diagrams, essential checklists, and inspirational first-person stories, this book is a fascinating armchair read that might just save the reader’s life. Special content is targeted to situation Canadians might need to survive, including animal attacks, extreme weather, and wilderness conditions. Sprinkled throughout are real-life “extreme survival” stories that inform and entertain. Even if the most terrifying thing you’ve ever survived is a riot at a hockey game, this book is a must-read.

The Ultimate Wilderness Survival Handbook

Author: Outdoor Life
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1681881519
Size: 65.18 MB
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With 110+ years behind them, the experts at Outdoor Life magazine have compiled the information-packed 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. 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. 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 . . . and more things every adventurer should know Chapter Two: Into 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 Eat Wild Plants . . . and more tips to get out of the woods safely Chapter Three: Extreme Environments 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 . . . and more terrifying things you’ll hopefully never experience (but now how to survive)

The Ultimate Wilderness Survival Handbook

Author: Editors of Outdoor Life
Publisher: Weldon Owen
ISBN: 1681882256
Size: 41.24 MB
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With 110+ years behind them, the experts at Outdoor Life magazine have compiled the information-packed 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. 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. 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: Into 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 Environments 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 Natural Disaster Survival Handbook

Author: Editors Of Outdoor Life
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1681881020
Size: 56.70 MB
Format: PDF
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How to survive a range of natural disasters, from extreme weather to earthquakes and tsunamis, to peril from outer space. Find all the lifesaving advice you need to combat all that Mother Nature can throw at you. The perfect size to fit in your home emergency kit (you do have a home emergency kit, right?), in your glove compartment, or your camping kit. The Natural Disaster Survival Handbook is a must-have for anyone concerned about protecting his or her home, family, and own life. Essential: Get ready to protect your home, with the right emergency kit and first aid supplies. Be ready for earthquakes, floods, blizzards, and other natural disasters wherever you may be. Learn simple tips and techniques for treating common injuries, assessing danger, and getting to safety fast. Extreme: When a tornado is bearing down on your car, the floodwaters have cut off your home, or you’re camping and the lightning strikes seem to be getting closer—what do you do? This book tells you, in simple steps with handy illustrations. Emergency: Mudslides, avalanche, falling boulders often start without warning, leaving little time to prepare – or even think. Be prepared for the worst so you can react quickly. The Natural Disaster Survival Handbook is essential no matter what you’re doing or where you live. Do you have weather? Then you need this book.

The Ultimate Backcountry Survival Manual

Author: Aram von Benedikt
Publisher: Weldon Owen
ISBN: 1681882078
Size: 52.53 MB
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When it’s you against the wilderness, you need to be prepared for whatever life can throw at you. Whether you’re planning to hike the Pacific Crest Trail or camping off the beaten path in your nearby state park, being out in the wild comes with inherent risks. From the everyday disruptions to the extreme circumstances, The Total Backcountry Survival Manual has you covered. With high-quality design, intricate detail, and a durable flexicover—this manual is the perfect gift! While you’re heading into a world of fun and adventure, you’re heading into a world of possible trouble - if you’re not prepared. Luckily the experienced backcountry trekkers, guides, and sportsmen at Outdoor Life are here to get you through any outdoor endeavor. Prepare and Plan From those fishing weekends sleeping under the stars to the hike of a lifetime, preparation is important. Crucial tips for map reading and how to properly pack all your gear, accompany the like of the gear guide and important hydration information. Trail Threats How to get by a damaged section of the trail, deal with mountain lions and coyotes, injury prevention and more. Camp and Eat Responsibly To spotting a good camping site off the trail, to getting sustenance that’s safe to eat, to controlling a campfire – find all the practical skills you need to (literally) live on the trail. How to Make it out Alive Put simply, how to get out of there when everything goes wrong. Find these top tips and more in The Total Backcountry Survival Manual, all brought to you by the professionals who have been there - and made it out alive.

How To Stay Alive

Author: Bear Grylls
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1448127254
Size: 13.20 MB
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The ultimate survival guide from the world’s leading survival expert. Nobody knows survival like Bear Grylls. There is a barely a terrain he hasn’t conquered or an extreme environment he hasn’t experienced. Over the years — from his time in 21 SAS, through to his extraordinary expeditions climbing (and paragliding over) Everest, travelling through the Arctic's treacherous Northwest Passage, crossing the world’s oceans and taking part in adventures to the toughest corners of each of the seven continents — Bear has accumulated an astonishing wealth of survival knowledge. Now, for the first time, he is putting all his expertise into one book. How To Stay Alive will teach you: - How to survive a bear attack - How to fly a plane in an emergency - How to make fire from virtually nothing - How to drive off-road - How to navigate using the stars - How to administer first-aid - How to escape a burning building - How to survive the most extreme conditions And dozens of other essential skills to survive the modern world.

The Extreme Weather Survival Manual

Author: Dennis Mersereau
Publisher: Weldon Owen
ISBN: 1681880849
Size: 48.92 MB
Format: PDF
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Extreme weather has the ability to leave us devastated, but with the easy-to-follow Extreme Weather Survival Manual you’ll be ready for anything Mother Nature throws at you. Dennis Mersereau and the editors of Outdoor Life magazine offer their life saving advice to help you survive blizzards, hurricanes, firestorms and much more. As a weather reporter, it’s only natural that Dennis Mersereau is a self-proclaimed weather freak. Slate.com said of him, “Don’t mess with the Mersereau. He will find your weather fables and he will crush them . . . We need more Dennises. In fact, the National Weather Service itself should be run by Dennis, with each local office headed by a Dennis-like weather blogger tasked with explaining the relevant weather news of the day, and entertaining us when the weather is boring.” Luckily for you, he’s partnered with the outdoor experts at Outdoor Life to bring you the foolproof guide to surviving extreme weather. From how to read the sky, to which of your grandma’s no-fail weather predicting tips actually work, to how to survive a Storm of the Century, this book has you covered. Filled with weird weather facts (what are those weird sounds under the snow and should you worry about them?) to hands-on survival hints (literally hands-on. Like, don’t lose your fingers to frostbite) to true tales of amazing survival, the Extreme Weather Survival Manual is the one book you need to weather any storm. With high-quality design, intricate detail, and a durable flexicover—this manual is the perfect gift!

Outdoor Survival Guide

Author: Randy Gerke
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 1492584010
Size: 27.60 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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The beauty and tranquility of nature can be deceptively dangerous for the unprepared. A change in weather conditions, personal injury, or lost or damaged supplies can turn a scenic hike into a life-threatening ordeal. Those with the knowledge of survival stay calm, stay safe, and stay alive. Outdoor Survival Guide provides you with the essential survival information to help you overcome the most frequently encountered outdoor hazards. This guide offers practical, step-by-step instruction so you can implement the skills and techniques even under the most stressful circumstances. From extreme cold to the isolated wilderness, you’ll have the tools to survive. In Outdoor Survival Guide, survival expert Randy Gerke shares the same techniques and strategies he has used with the U.S. military and other government agencies. You will learn these skills and more: Assess your situation and prioritize your needs. Use your surroundings for shelter and safety. Navigate through isolated wilderness. Survive in extreme heat or cold. Signal for help. How to find drinking water in the wild and make sure it’s safe to drink. Identify edible vegetation to stave off hunger. Assemble your own custom survival kit. Preparation is the key to survival, and Outdoor Survival Guide will ensure that you are prepared. Before you venture afield, read this guide, and then stow it in your backpack, in your glove compartment, or with your outdoor supplies. It might save your life. Visit the book's Web site at www.theoutdoorsurvivalguide.com.