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Orienteering. Wilderness survival

  • A Night in the Snowby Reverend Edmund Donald Carr

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 3.99

    In 1856 the Reverend Edmund Donald Carr was overtaken by a blizzard on his way to an evening service. He battled the elements for 22 hours with nothing by his bible and his dead horse, whose body sheltered him while he slept. Snow blind and half dead, Carr survived and wrote his experience in a first person narrative, A Night in the Snow . more...

  • SAS Mountain and Arctic Survivalby Barry Davies

    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...

  • SAS Desert Survivalby Barry Davies

    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...

  • SAS Jungle Survivalby Barry Davies

    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...

  • The Pocket Outdoor Survival Guideby J. Wayne Fears

    Skyhorse Publishing 2011; US$ 9.95

    The Pocket Outdoor Survival Guide provides the essential knowledge that hikers, campers, canoeists, hunters, anglers, and anyone who spends time in the outdoors needs to deal with short-term survival situations. This handy guidebook will give you the knowledge to make it through any outdoor adventure, planned or unplanned. Discover everything... more...

  • Born in a Tentby Bill Garner

    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...

  • Personal Growth Thru Adventureby David Hopkins; Roger Putnam

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95

    First Published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • RICH JOHNSON'S GUIDE TO WILDERNESS SURVIVALby Rich Johnson

    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...

  • Land Navigation Handbookby W. S. Kals

    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...

  • Near Death in the Desertby Cecil Kuhne

    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...