Wilderness Survival For Dummies (eBook)
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  • File Size: 3201160 KB
  • Publisher: For Dummies
  • Released: June 5, 2009
  • Sold by: Johny Wiley & Sons, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-13: 9780470542316

Your one-stop guide to surviving and enjoying the Great OutdoorsWant 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 foodManage your emotions — cope with panic and anger, get the "survivor's attitude," and foster cooperation and hope with othersIncrease your chances of rescue — signal for help and navigate using a compass or the skyPractice expert survival methods — tie essential knots, craft your own weapons and tools, and make natural remediesGain wisdom for water emergencies — stay afloat when your ship or boat sinks, avoid dehydration and starvation, and make it to shoreOpen the book and find:Common survival scenarios you may encounterTried-and-tested advice for individuals or groupsThe items you need to stay aliveBasic orientation skillsWays to keep warm or coolThe best methods for building a fire in any environmentWhat you can (and can't) eat and drink in the wildTrue stories of survival

Released: June 5, 2009

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