Outdoor Survival: A Comprehensive Guide to Preparing, Managing and Outlasting the Survival Challenge
(as of Dec 06,2021 23:18:07 UTC – Details)
You will read about:
•Basics of survival – how to make shelter and fire, find and obtain safe drinking water and survive in the desert and in the mountains.
•Lost – how to prevent getting lost, what to do if you get lost anyways and how to search for those who are “missing.”
•Travel – how to stay safe and prevent injury/illness while moving across water, through difficult terrain, the desert and the high country.
•Increase chances of rescue – how to signal for help and navigate using map, compass, the stars and by proper and persistent observation and orientation.
•Manage your emotions and stress to maintain momentum – how to cope and alleviate stresses such as anxiety, frustration, loneliness, pain, panic and fear.
•Surviving natural disasters – how to survive avalanche, flood, tornado and forest fire.
•Animals – how to prevent encounters with dangerous wildlife and how to deal with them.
•Outfitting – since you can’t carry everything, the advantages and disadvantages of various pieces of equipment and clothing.
•Vehicle – how to survive onboard an aircraft, watercraft or automobile.
•How to avoid trouble – contingency planning, prevention of accident and mistake, understanding the limits and self-reliance.
•Safety – How to continually strive to maximize situation awareness, reduce bias and emotion and optimize judgment to make the best decisions that minimize risk.
•Become a better survivor – how to optimize traits that benefit while managing those that handicap or hinder.
This is an extensive tool containing bulleted lists, a glossary, cross-referencing links and an index (hardcopy) that should be in everyone’s kit. As you know, survival stresses can challenge anyone’s memory. Be sure to keep a copy of this book with you so that you have the benefit of all this knowledge – with you – when you need it.
This book takes the pragmatic approach of methodically guiding you through the regimen of survival, written to get you what you need to know, right now, to help keep yourself alive. You might feel a bit lonely, but in figuring out what needs to be done next, you won’t be alone.
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Print length:637 pages