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Your one-stop guide to surviving and enjoying the GreatOutdoors

Want to know how to stay alive in extreme situations? Thispractical, accurate guide gives you all the expert, field-testedtools and techniques you need to survive. Whether you find yourselflost in the woods, adrift on a life raft, bitten by a snake, orneeding shelter in cold weather, this hands-on resource teaches youhow to stay safe (and sane), find rescue, and live to tell thetale!

  • Know the basics of survival — perform life-saving firstaid, 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 withothers

  • Increase your chances of rescue — signal for help andnavigate 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 yourship or boat sinks, avoid dehydration and starvation, and make itto 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

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