The Ultimate Wilderness Survival Handbook - Outdoor Life

The Ultimate Wilderness Survival Handbook

By Outdoor Life

  • Release Date: 2016-10-04
  • Genre: Reference


With 110+ years behind them, the experts at Outdoor Life magazine have compiled the information-packed Wilderness Survival Handbook. Whether you’re planning a three-day backcountry hike, a day trip, or a full-on Grizzly Adams experience this compact handbook has the essential information you need to stay safe.

From the best-selling team at Outdoor Life this essential guide to surviving in the wilderness is for survivalists and hobbyists alike. This book covers making shelter, finding food and water, dealing with predators, signaling to rescuers, and making it out alive and well…probably even with all your limbs.

Chapter One: Skills and Tools
- How to Pack for a Wilderness Adventure
- Build a Fire Anywhere
- Forage for Food
- Create a Basic Shelter
- Get Rescued
- Handle Medical Emergencies in the Woods
- Tie Basic Knots

Chapter Two: Into the Woods
- Survive Getting lost in the Wilderness
- Handle Animal Attacks
- Navigate Bogs and Marshes
- Purify Water
- Stay Sane and Healthy
- Trap Wild Animals
- Fish with Almost No Equipment

Chapter Three: Extreme Environments

Survive a Wildfire
- Ford a Raging River
- Navigate the Arctic
- Survive Falling through Ice
- Punch a Polar Bear
- Find Water in the Desert
- Survive Being Lost at Sea