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Stay Alive! : Survival Skills You Need - John D. McCann

Stay Alive!

Survival Skills You Need


Published: 21st November 2011
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Having a survival kit is not enough ? You must know what to do with it!

An emergency can arise at anytime, and everyone from the average commuter to the risk-taking sportsman can benefit from knowing basic survival skills. Armed with the techniques in Survival Skills You Need, you will be prepared to survive.

Building on the essentials presented in his first book, Build the Perfect Survival Kit, author John D. McCann details the survivor mentality required to survive common emergencies, then goes on to explain the component skill categories that you must execute to stay alive, including:

  • Survival kits

  • Knives & tools

  • Fire

  • Shelter

  • Water

  • Signaling for help

  • Navigating your way to safety

  • Food

  • First aid

With more than 300 full-color photos, Survival Skills You Needprovides clear, detailed solutions for surviving emergencies during adventure, sport and travel.

Dedicationp. 3
About the Authorp. 4
Photo Credits, Graphics & Noticesp. 4
Acknowledgmentsp. 6
Forewordp. 7
Introductionp. 8
The Survivor Mentalityp. 14
The Indispensable Survival Kitp. 22
Knives & Tools for Survivalp. 36
Fire & Light - Survival Assetsp. 60
Shelter & Protection from the Elementsp. 90
Water Collection & Purificationp. 116
Signaling for Helpp. 140
Navigate Your Way Backp. 160
Food to Sustain Energyp. 196
Wilderness Hazards & Safetyp. 230
Final Thoughts & Resourcesp. 248
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ISBN: 9781440218309
ISBN-10: 1440218307
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 254
Published: 21st November 2011
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.0  x 1.8
Weight (kg): 0.59