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- Skyhorse Publishing 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...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2012; US$ 14.95
It is difficult to imagine how anyone would enter into a polar or mountainous region unprepared. You?re prepared for your journey or you arrive by accident; for example, the aircraft you are traveling in has crash-landed over the frozen tundra, or your mode of transport has broken down in the wilderness. In all cases, providing you are uninjured,... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 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...
- Crowood 2014; US$ 11.65
Crowood Sports Guides provide sound, practical advice that will make you a better sportsperson, whether you are learning the basic skills, discovering more advanced techniques or reviewing the fundamentals of your sport. This book includes information boxes containing tips and advice aimed at all levels of ability; how to get started and take part... more...
- F+W Media 2014; US$ 16.99
The ultimate resource for experiencing the backcountry! Written by survivalist expert Dave Canterbury, Bushcraft 101 gets you ready for your next backcountry trip with advice on making the most of your time outdoors. Based on the 5Cs of Survivability--cutting tools, covering, combustion devices, containers, and cordages--this valuable guide offers... more...
- Falcon Guides 2012; US$ 13.99
Long recognized as one of the seminal volumes on the fundamentals of map, compass, and altimeter route finding, Outward Bound Map & Compass Handbook now includes the latest information on GPS receivers, complete with all new color illustrations. This concise guide features practical advice on choosing the right compass, reading and using topographical... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2011; US$ 10.99
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...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 17.99
Stephen Brennan is the coauthor of The Adventurous Boy's Handbook and The Adventurous Girl's Handbook , and editor of The Best Pirate Stories Ever Told and The Best Sailing Stories Ever Told . He has worked as a circus clown, teacher, cabaret artist, actor, director, shepherd, and playwright. more...