Revised to reflect the latest in survival knowledge and technology, and covering new topics such as urban survival and terrorism, the multimillion-copy worldwide bestseller SAS Survival Handbook by John "Lofty" Wiseman is the definitive resource for all campers, hikers, and outdoor adventurers.
From basic campcraft and navigation to fear management and strategies for coping with any type of disaster, this complete course includes:
Understanding basic survival skills, like reading the weather, and preparation essentials, such as a pocket survival kit.
Finding the best location, constructing the appropriate shelter, organizing camp, staying warm, and creating tools.
What to eat, what to avoid, where to find it, and how to prepare it.
A comprehensive course in emergency/wilderness medicine, including how to maximize survival in any climate or when injured.
How to react in the face of natural disasters and hostile situations—and how to survive if all services and supplies are cut off.
Arming yourself with basic hand-to-hand combat techniques.
Protecting your family and property from intrusion, break-ins, and theft.
Climate & terrain:
Overcoming any location, from the tropics to the poles, from the desert to the mountains and sea.