SIMPLE SURVIVAL : A Family Outdoors Guide

SIMPLE SURVIVAL : A Family Outdoors Guide

by Gary L. Benton
     
 

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The Simple Basics
Knowing some simple basics can make the difference between life or death in an emergency survival situation, Gary Benton's SIMPLE SURVIVAL can teach you the simple skills that could save you or a loved one.

If you are going into the outdoors, be it hunting, hiking, boating, camping, or any outdoor sport, you could find yourself in

Overview

The Simple Basics
Knowing some simple basics can make the difference between life or death in an emergency survival situation, Gary Benton's SIMPLE SURVIVAL can teach you the simple skills that could save you or a loved one.

If you are going into the outdoors, be it hunting, hiking, boating, camping, or any outdoor sport, you could find yourself in trouble and need to survive. No one ever plans on getting lost or stranded by a storm, flood or forest fire. Numerous real-life survivors have said that they never imagined that someday they would be in that situation and fighting for their lives.

By reading this simple guide you will have a clear, basic understanding of the key concepts of shelter/warmth/food/water/signaling, with techniques that could make the difference in an emergency situation. Don't end up a survival failure statistic.

The Book
This book is an expansion of a collection of articles that have been previously published in some of North America 's better outdoor publications (Modern Survival Magazine, BackHome Magazine, Buck Masters, Big Game Hunt, Family Camping Magazine, Wonderful West Virginia Magazine and others). This winner of the Silver Award from the Military Writers Society of American is now available in all ebook formats.(making it possible to have the guide on your mobile device when you might need it most!)

Key Subjects include
- Survival in various climates or conditions (Desert, Arctic, and more)
- Water & Food procurement
- Fire making
- First Aid (General)
- Psychology and Survival
- Signaling
- Clothing (What to wear in the field)
- Snakes
- Making survival weapons
- How to survive a Terrorist Attack
- Rescue and Recovery
- Camouflage and movement
- Natural Disasters
- Children and the outdoors
- Maps and basic navigation
- How to dress/skin game
- Unusual Survival Situations

Editorial Reviews

Waterandwoods.net - James L. Bruner
“I can firmly resolve that this book is definitely worth adding to your arsenal of knowledge as it could very well mean the difference between life and death.”
Military Writers Society of America - Bill McDonald
"Retired USAF Senior Master Sergeant and survivor expert Gary Benton has written the best outdoor guide for families - bar none, that I have read! "Simple Survival - A Family Outdoors Guide" is more than a book - it is an outdoor resource bible that every family should have a copy of. This is one of those books that you should have in your camping bag along with the tent and other equipment. ...reading it at home before you go off on some outdoor adventure is a must..."
www.ModernSportsman.com - Tom Rose
“Gary Benton is a master wilderness survival expert; his writing is concise, easy to read, and offers something to everyone. Simple Survival is simply the one survival tool next to your compass that no outdoorsman should be without.”
BigGameHunt.net - Kevin Rider
“Survival, by nature, is a subject that demands simplicity. Simple Survival is required reading for anyone that has even a passing interest in the outdoors.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940015800777
Publisher:
Loose Cannon Ent.
Publication date:
12/04/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
3 MB

Meet the Author

Gary Benton is a retired United States Air Force Senior Master Sergeant. He is a graduate of a number of U.S. Air Force Survival Schools, including Arctic, Water (Sea and Ocean), Desert, Mountain, and Jungle survival schools. He spent twelve years teaching parachuting techniques and survival skills to Air Force aircrew members as a Life Support Instructor.
He holds an Associates Degree in Search and Rescue, Survival Operations, a Bachelors Degree in Safety and Health, and a Masters Degree in Psychology complete except his thesis. Sergeant Benton retired from the USAF in 1997 with over twenty-six years of active duty.

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