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- Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. 2012; US$ 14.95
Anyone venturing into the desert, either by crossing on foot, vehicle, or in an aircraft (other than a commercial flight) should be prepared. Desert regions are those least likely to have an easily available source of water. Nevertheless, the survivor must find a water supply or they will die. No matter how abundant the rest of your survival resources... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. 2013; US$ 14.95
When we think of jungles, we often think of a densely forested area with thick foliage; this is what is known as a primary jungle. But jungles can also include swamps, grasslands, and cultivated areas. Primary jungles can fall into the category of either a tropical rain forest or a deciduous forest, depending on the types of trees and plants found... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2011; US$ 9.95
Counteracting the panic and fear associated with getting lost in the wild, this handbook equips children with practical tools for overcoming adverse wilderness experiences, even if they are endured alone. Compiled by a search-and-rescue professional, straightforward advice is offered on building shelters and fires, signaling for help, finding water... more...
- Roberts Rinehart 1991; US$ 7.99
From treating a bee sting to building an overnight shelter, kids will gain the knowledge and confidence they need to survive outdoors. more...
- University of New South Wales Press 2013; US$ 24.99
Examining Australia?s long and proud history of camping, this meditation follows the story from campfire to gas bottle and from a tarp slung on saplings to polymer tents and aluminum poles, revealing as it does so the ways in which camping connects individuals to the land, to the past, and to one another. Historian Bill Garner recalls that Australia... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 19.95
Expert advice on staying safe in the outdoors from one of America?s best-known survival writers The best way to survive an extreme situation in the wilderness is to avoid it in the first place, says Rich Johnson in this refreshing new guide to outdoor survival skills. Avoiding both the rigid "primitive skills" ideology and macho, military/survivalist... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 14.99
From the sun-scorched sands of the Kalahari to the snake-infested jungles of the Amazon, Les Stroud has made a life of surviving in the harshest?and most remote?regions on Earth. Now, the creator, producer, and host of the hit television program Survivorman transfers his decades of knowledge and experience to the pages of Survive! , a practical... more...
- Sierra Club Books 2010; US$ 16.95
Sooner or later any outdoor enthusiast will need more than trail markers for guidance. This best-selling manual - now thoroughly revised and updated - is designed for anyone who wants to chart a course in the wilderness: hiker, backpacker, snowshoer, skier, fisherman, or hunter. Step by step, it teaches the skills that enable you to answer the vital... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.00
?The night was heavy with foreboding. The rain, which had been spitting down on us during the late afternoon, grew heavier. It hurled into our faces, borne by a wind that was now gusting between the dunes at full force. . . . It was the worst storm we had encountered and Ned was out in it alone.? ?Justin Marozzi, South from Barbary Cecil Kuhne's newest... more...