First Aid, Safety, and Survival Books


Alaska Mountain Safety Center
Appalachian Mountain Club
Backcountry Access
Falcon Guides
Gibbs Smith
Globe Pequot
Menasha Ridge Press
Northern Lights Publishing


less than $25
$25 and above

Recent First Aid/Safety/Survival Book Reviews

HarperCollins Les Stroud Survive

rated 2.5 of 5 stars About as fun to read as his TV show. I'm sorry for those that enjoy Mr. Stroud, but aside from the fact that the guy puts me to sleep, this book is just about the same as most other survival books out there. If you know the basics already, pick another book. Full review

Gibbs Smith 98.6 Degrees - The Art of Keeping Your Ass Alive!

rated 5 of 5 stars Best survival book ever. It's a must-read for any outdoorsman. I would and have recommended this book to anyone in search of outdoor survival. It's very informative and yet not boring. It's not just a rewrite of US Army survival manuals like most of the books of this genre. I've read and reread this thing on many occasions, and it's the only survival based book I've done that with. Cody Lundin is a guy that has years of survival experiance. Yeah he's on TV, but he's the real deal. He takes a stance… Full review

Top-Rated First Aid, Safety, and Survival Books

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Pocket Guide to Outdoor Survival
Alaska Mountain Safety Center Snow Sense: A Guide to Evaluating Snow Avalanche Hazard
Appalachian Mountain Club Not Without Peril
Backcountry Access Avalanche Research Field Book
Falcon Guides Bear Aware - The Quick Reference Bear Country Survival Guide
Falcon Guides Self-Rescue
user rating: 5 of 5 (1)
Gibbs Smith 98.6 Degrees - The Art of Keeping Your Ass Alive!
Gibbs Smith When All Hell Breaks Loose: Stuff You Need To Survive When Disaster Strikes
Globe Pequot Allen & Mikes Avalanche Book
$15 - $16
user rating: 2.5 of 5 (1)
HarperCollins Les Stroud Survive
Menasha Ridge Press The Hiking Engine
$14 MSRP
Northern Lights Publishing Pocket Guide to Emergency First Aid
Silva Be Expert with Map & Compass Book
The Mountaineers Books Backcountry Bear Basics
The Mountaineers Books Desert Sense: Camping, Hiking and Biking in Hot, Dry Climates
The Mountaineers Books Freedom of the Hills Playing Cards Deck
The Mountaineers Books Glacier Travel & Crevasse Rescue
The Mountaineers Books Medicine for Mountaineering
The Mountaineers Books Mountain Travel & Rescue
The Mountaineers Books Staying Alive in Avalanche Terrain
$18 - $19
The Mountaineers Books Staying Found
The Mountaineers Books The Avalanche Handbook
$22 MSRP
Waterford Press Emergency First Aid
Waterford Press Weather -- An Introduction to Clouds, Storms and Weather Patterns
Waterford Press Wilderness Survival
Wilderness Press Fixing Your Feet - Preventions and Treatments for Athletes
$20 MSRP

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