Complete Wilderness Training Manual

From constructing emergency shelters and testing plants for poison to making a compass and splinting a broken arm, this fully-illustrated guide will teach you everything you need to know about staying alive in any environment. AUTHOR BIO: During his 16 years in the military, Hugh McManners served as a paratrooper and combat-survival instructor. He is […]

Survival with style;: In trouble or in fun … how to keep body and soul together in the wilderness

Anybody at any moment can find himself thrown upon his own resources for survival. It takes very little time, effort, and even less money to be ready for an emergency. But if you are not prepared, one may take your life. This book discusses: of a good shelter, making fire, knowing directions, how to stay […]

Knife and Axe Skills for Wilderness Survival: How to survive in the woods with a knife, an axe, and your wits

An outdoor survival guide that utilizes two of the most popular and versatile tools carried by many hikers, campers, and hunters: knives and axes. Each chapter presents the knife or axe skills and activities essential for wilderness survival, including: using a knife and axe, carrying and caring for a knife, securing food with a knife, […]

Special Forces Survival Guide: Wilderness Survival Skills from the World’s Most Elite Military Units

SURVIVE HARSH TERRAIN, EXTREME CONDITIONS AND LIFE-THREATENING SITUATIONSPacked with tips, tricks, and clear instructions, Special Forces Survival Guide presents the vital techniques used by the world’s best trained soldiers to stay alive in the wild, including how to:•Find Food and Water•Build Shelter•Start a Fire•Craft Tools and Weapons•Navigate without a Compass•Signal for Help and First AidThis […]

Rapid Fire!: Tactics for High Threat, Protection and Combat Operations

The purpose of this manual is to provide information to enhance tactics and protection skills for those operating in high threat, protection and combat environments. This includes the operations of the following, by no means exclusive list: special operations forces (SOF), specialized military teams, security escort teams, high threat protection agents, tactical law enforcement and […]

The Ultimate Guide to Reality-Based Self-Defense

Following the interpretation of defensive moments within this modern mixed martial art over the last decade by some of the most influential instructors in the field, this detailed guide is the definitive companion for self-defense practitioners. Compiled from articles from the Black Belt magazine archives, it features profiles, interviews, lessons, and training techniques from authorities […]

How to Build an Igloo: And Other Snow Shelters

How are the ice blocks of igloos so perfectly formed and fitted, and able, it’s been said, to withstand the weight of a polar bear? How can you determine if the fresh snow that’s fallen outside your front door is as good for making a slab shelter as a snowman? What is a slab shelter, […]

The Worst Case Scenario Survival Handbook (Junior Edition)

Braces. Bullies. Chores. Childhood is chock-full of perils but finally here’s something to come to the rescue. The newest title in the phenomenally successful Worst-Case Scenario series provides kid-friendly, hands-on, step-by-step instructions for outwitting a nosy sibling, surviving a school dance, cleaning your room in a snap, dealing with an irritated parent (recognizing the tell-tale […]

Field & Stream Outdoor Survival Guide: Survival Skills You Need (Field & Stream Skills Guide)

95 Essential Survival Skills Survive almost anything nature throws at you with this collection of tested wilderness skills. -Prevail against ice, cold, and hypothermia -Scramble out of raging whitewater -Stare down the angriest predatorsWith practical advice for survival situations from the relatively likely (such as needing to build a fire in the rain) to the […]

Winter in the Wilderness: A Field Guide to Primitive Survival Skills

Camping or backpacking in winter is appealing for many who enjoy the serenity of wilderness settings without the crowds and bustle of the summer season. But as rewarding as they can be, these outings require special preparation and a different set of skills than are necessary at other times of the year. Snowfall can quickly […]

Staying Found: The Complete Map and Compass Handbook

— Features many new charts and illustrations — New contact information for purchasing maps in the U.S. and Canada This tried-and-true guide teaches practical skills for navigating in the wilderness: reading maps; determining “true” directions following bearings, backbearings, and baselines; using nature as a guide; teaching kids to “stay found”; and coping if you really […]

Man vs. Wild: Survival Techniques from the Most Dangerous Places on Earth

In Man vs. Wild, Bear Grylls demonstrates all manner of survival techniques when faced with nature’s extremes–from crossing piranha-infested rivers to fighting off grizzly bears. He shows us how, armed with the correct know-how and a determination to stay alive, all of us have the potential to beat the elements in even the bleakest of […]

Build the Perfect Survival Kit

Your Kit, Your SurvivalWhen an unexpected emergency situation rears its ugly head, will you be up to the challenge? “I wasn’t prepared for that!” will no longer be a valid response with the survival-kit-building methods in this book from survival expert John McCann. This fully revised and expanded second edition includes all new information for […]

U.S. Army Survival Handbook, Revised

As a soldier, you can be sent anywhere in the world at a moment’s notice. Whether in a temperate, tropical, arctic, or subarctic region, you might find yourself alone in a remote area with little or no personal gear. This thoroughly revised new edition of the classic U.S. Army Survival Handbook provides the information you […]

Ultimate Explorer Guide for Kids

Ultimate Explorer Guide for Kids presents straightforward advice on what every explorer must know if they are to survive the most daunting challenges the world has to offer. The ultimate adventures are gleaned from the author’s travels around the world. He packs every page with the priceless knowledge he has gained over the years. Features […]

The Pocket Outdoor Survival Guide: The Ultimate Guide for Short-Term Survival (Skyhorse Pocket Guides)

The Pocket Outdoor Survival Guide provides the essential knowledge that hikers, campers, canoeists, hunters, anglers, and anyone who spends time in the outdoors needs to deal with short-term survival situations. This handy guidebook will give you the knowledge to make it through any outdoor adventure, planned or unplanned. Discover everything you need to know about: […]

Extreme Food: What to Eat When Your Life Depends on It

In the tradition of the million-copy-bestseller SAS Survival Guide, former SAS paratrooper Bear Grylls—the world’s most famous survival expert—teaches the necessary skills for eating in the wild.“There’s no getting away from it; I’ve eaten some pretty extreme things in my time—live tarantulas, raw goat testicles, elephant dung, you name it. In a situation when your life […]

NOLS Wilderness Medicine: 5th Edition (NOLS Library)

“One of the finest first aid books I’ve seen.” –Mel Otten, M.D., Wilderness Medical SocietyNew chapters on judgment and decision-making and mental healthFirst-aid topics–patient assessment, shock, soft tissue injury, burns, fractures and dislocations, and chest, head, and abdominal injuryHow to handle environmental problems–heat, cold, water, altitude, and poisonous plants and animals $ 10.31

Tom Brown’s Field Guide to Nature and Survival for Children

Here is the perfect guide to exploring the wonders of nature with children–safely. Whether your outdoor experience includes day trips to local parks or long wilderness treks, Tom Brown, Jr. can help children and adults fully appreciate the boundless beauty of our most precious natural resources. The ideal handbook for teachers, parents, counselors and children, […]

Hawke’s Green Beret Survival Manual: Essential Strategies For: Shelter and Water, Food and Fire, Tools and Medicine, Navigation and Signa

The perfect home-reference book for both seasoned outdoorsman and average citizens to learn comprehensive outdoor survival techniques. Includes illustrated instruction on shelter and water, food and fire, tools and medicine, navigation and signaling, and survival psychology. Hawke’s engaging style and matter-of-fact attitude—not to mention his incredible resume in the survival arena—elevates this book above its […]

The Survivors Club: The Secrets and Science that Could Save Your Life

Which is the safest seat on an airplane? Where is the best place to have a heart attack? Why does religious observance add years to your life? How can birthdays be hazardous to your health? THE SURVIVORS CLUB Each second of the day, someone in America faces a crisis, whether it’s a car accident, violent […]

The Ultimate Man’s Survival Guide: Rediscovering the Lost Art of Manhood

The Upper East Side metrosexual may be good at cocktail chat, but a real man knows how to fight off alligators, create a tourniquet out of a t-shirt, and rescue a drowning person. Frank Miniter’s The Ultimate Man’s Survival Guide shows men how to do all of these and more, including:* how to fight off […]

Show Me How to Survive (Outdoor Life): The Handbook for the Modern Hero

Stave off hyena attacks, light a fire with chocolate, and outride an avalanche with How to Survive: The Handbook for the Modern Hero. This entirely illustrated step-by-step guide teaches readers the ins and outs of survival, from life-saving first aid to extreme wilderness-conquering tactics.Outdoors enthusiasts and safety gurus alike need look no further than How […]

Camping & Wilderness Survival: The Ultimate Outdoors Book

“The Ultimate Outdoors Book” with 31 chapters of well researched camping and survival techniques. This guide covers everything from fire making to first aid, building shelters, winter travel and much more. “Camping & Wilderness Survival actually lives up to the hype of its subtitle. The Ultimate Outdoors Book is the fullest and finest work in […]