The ultimate guide to surviving anywhere, now updated with more than 100 pages of additional material
Revised to reflect the latest in survival knowledge and technology, and covering new topics such as urban survival and terrorism, the internationally bestsellingSAS Survival Handbook is the definitive resource for all campers, hikers, and outdoor adventurers. From basic campcraft and navigation to fear management and strategies for coping with any type of disaster, this complete course includes:
Being prepared: Understanding basic survival skills, like reading the weather, and preparation essentials, such as a pocket survival kit.
Making camp: Finding the best location, constructing the appropriate shelter, organizing camp, staying warm, and creating tools.
Food: What to eat, what to avoid, where to find it, and how to prepare it.
First aid: A comprehensive course in emergency/wilderness medicine, including how to maximize survival in any climate or when injured.
Disaster survival: How to react in the face of natural disasters and hostile situations-and how to survive if all services and supplies are cut off.
Self-defense: Arming yourself with basic hand-to-hand combat techniques.
Security: Protecting your family and property from intrusion, break-ins, and theft.
Climate & terrain: Overcoming any location, from the tropics to the poles, from the desert to the mountains and sea.
This step-by-step survival bible has... prepared [me] for anything. ... This edition s most valuable lessons arrive in its new Urban Survival section, which features tactics for countering espionage and dealing with urban animal attacks. --Washington Post"
Number Of Pages: 672
Published: 11th November 2014
Publisher: William Morrow & Company
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.4 x 15.7 x 3.0
Weight (kg): 0.85