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The Elite Forces Wilderness Survival Guide: Survival Skills from the World's Most Elite Military Units
     

The Elite Forces Wilderness Survival Guide: Survival Skills from the World's Most Elite Military Units

by Chris McNab
 

The Elite Forces Wilderness Survival Guide introduces the core skills needed to survive in a wilderness environment. With tips and techniques based on special forces practice, the book is divided into seven convenient chapters, dealing with equipment and clothing, water and plant food, hunting and cooking, shelter and camp skills, dangers, first aid, and

Overview

The Elite Forces Wilderness Survival Guide introduces the core skills needed to survive in a wilderness environment. With tips and techniques based on special forces practice, the book is divided into seven convenient chapters, dealing with equipment and clothing, water and plant food, hunting and cooking, shelter and camp skills, dangers, first aid, and navigation. Clearly illustrated throughout, the book offers useful tips on a vast array of topics, including:

*packing a survival kit
*finding water
*foraging for plant food
*avoiding poisonous plants
*building a snow shelter
*making a fire plow
*tracking animals
*making a bird trap
*mountain climbing
*controlling bleeding
*finding a pulse
*navigating without a map

With more than 250 easy-to-follow artworks and handy pull-out lists of key tips, The Elite Forces Wilderness Survival Guide is the definitive pocket guide for anyone stranded in the wilderness—it could save your life.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312591441
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
09/13/2011
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
872,837
Product dimensions:
4.90(w) x 6.90(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author

Chris McNab is an experienced specialist in wilderness survival techniques. He has published over 20 books including How to Survive Anything, Anywhere, Special Forces Endurance Techniques, First Aid Survival Manual, and Military Survival Handbook. McNab has also acted as an editorial consultant on several other survival titles. In his home country of Wales, UK, he provides instruction on wilderness hunting techniques.

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