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Book details...

  • Word Count: 123,709
  • Average reading time: 10:18:00
  • Number Of Pages: 480
  • Categories: Sports & Outdoors
  • File Size: 3.05 MB
  • Format: ePUB
  • Language: English
  • Released: June 4, 2009
  • Publisher: For Dummies
  • Sold by: Johny Wiley & Sons, Inc.
  • ISBN-13: 9780470542316

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

Released: June 4, 2009

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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



Details about Wilderness Survival For Dummies

Book details...

  • Word Count: 123,709
  • Average reading time: 10:18:00
  • Number Of Pages: 480
  • Categories: Sports & Outdoors
  • File Size: 3.05 MB
  • Format: ePUB
  • Language: English
  • Released: June 4, 2009
  • Publisher: For Dummies
  • Sold by: Johny Wiley & Sons, Inc.
  • ISBN-13: 9780470542316

 

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