Mantracking: The Ultimate Guide to Tracking Man or Beast

Mantracking: The Ultimate Guide to Tracking Man or Beast

by Terry Grant
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Mantracking: The Ultimate Guide to Tracking Man or Beast by Terry Grant, Nadine Robinson

Tracking Secrets for Outdoorsmen, Search and Rescue, Hunters, Police, Military, ... and people who don't want to be found!

Mantracking is the definitive guide to tracking and finding your prey. Renowned tracker Terry Grant shares his 40 years of experience in tracking two- and four-legged beasts through photographs and examples from his life.

  • Learn the difference between looking and seeing
  • Discover how all of your senses can help you track
  • Explore specific tracking methods
  • Learn how to interpret "sign" in different weather conditions and terrains
  • Develop the skills of a tracker, from preparedness to psychological profiling
  • Understand more about Search and Rescue (SAR) operations (and how to not end up being the missing person)
  • Or, turn the tables and learn evasive techniques to avoid capture.

A portion of the proceeds of this book go to Scouts. It's a book the whole family can enjoy!

TESTIMONIALS:
"Mantracking is entertaining and educational, and surprisingly hard to put down. For the beginner tracker it's a great learning tool and for those more skilled it acts as a solid reminder. I would definitely recommend it to outdoorsmen, trackers, SAR groups, law enforcement, and the military as reliable reference material." ~ Guy Kerr, 25 year veteran of the Calgary Police, international SAR instructor and contributing author of several SAR Manuals

"The authors highlight the impact we have on our environment, even when we're doing our best to have none... I definitely learned a lot... I'm now tracking my kids!" ~ Michael McKay, CEO Scouts Canada

"Mantracking makes me want to get in the bush right now! ... I'm seeing things with a new set of eyes and noticing more than ever before. Awesome book!" ~ Brian, Hunter/Outdoor Enthusiast

A portion of the proceeds of this book go to Scouts. It's a book the whole family can enjoy!

Co-authored by expert tracker Terry Grant & Nadine Robinson.

ABOUT THE AUTHORS:
Terry Grant was the face of the hit television show Mantracker for six seasons. Raised in Ontario, Terry headed west as soon as he got his driver’s licence and worked as a cowboy for legendary Alberta ranches like the Bar-U and the OH for close to 25 years. While in Alberta, he honed his animal tracking skills as a cowboy, hunter, guide, and outfitter. Terry is a seasoned Search and Rescue professional, having worked with the Foothills, Alberta Search and Rescue Team for more than 12 years. His reputation as a tracker impressed the British military, which enlisted his expertise to help soldiers identify hidden improvised explosive devices (IEDs). Calgary made him a “white hatter” in 2011, and Terry continues to volunteer at the Calgary Stampede annually. He lives near High River, Alberta and when he’s not on the back of his horse, Terry can be found in his shop working on his custom carpentry, out on the golf course, or playing with his border collies. In addition to this book, Terry offers courses for those interested in the art of tracking. See www.trackingwithterry.com.

Nadine Robinson is a freelance writer and newspaper columnist from Ontario. Raised in Ottawa, she has travelled the world, speaks several languages, and has worked in Mexico, Argentina, and Canada. Nadine holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Carleton University, an International MBA from the University of Ottawa, and is currently completing her Doctorate in Business Administration at Athabasca University. She’s a part-time professor at Algoma University in Sault Ste. Marie, where she’s raising her daughter Audrey and son Andrew. Nadine believes that life is for living, and she enjoys attempting things that make her a little uncomfortable; like learning to ride a dirt bike, or co-authoring this, her first book. Her website is www.theink.ca

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780991769001
Publisher: Carpe Machinam Inc
Publication date: 10/19/2012
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 989,939
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.47(d)

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Mantracking: The Ultimate Guide to Tracking Man or Beast 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I've read tracking books by Terry and by Tom Brown. Terry's book covers all the techniques, skills, and mindset, without psuedo-mysticism or semi-mythical Indians :)