Stackpole Books Wilderness Survival
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Completely updated with information on keeping yourself safe and healthy in the wilderness. A comprehensive, well-organized, and user-friendly guide to staying alive in the backcountry. With concise explanations and detailed illustrations, survival expert Gregory Davenport covers the five basic elements of survival--personal protection, signaling, finding food and water, travel, and health--providing the reader with complete information on how to stay calm and alive until rescue arrives.About the Author: Gregory Davenport is the author of Wilderness Living (0-8117-2993-1) and the series Greg Davenport's Books for the Wilderness. A former USAF Survival Instructor, he is the founding member of Simply Survival, a wilderness education program based in Stevenson, Washington. He has consulted or appeared on 48 Hours, BBC, NBC Nightly News, CBS News, ABC PrimeTime Thursday, and Outdoor Life Network. Review: "A must-read for anyone who goes outdoors. Informative and captivating. It covers the principles of survival better than any book I have read." -Capt. Scott O'Grady, Survivor-Bosnia.Many B&W photosFully illustratedCovers all aspects of staying alive and wellIndespensible guideTips and tricks from a renowned expert.What to do and what not to do when you are lost or hurtBinding - PaperAuthor - Gregory DavenportPages - 291Publisher - Stackpole BooksYear - 2nd Edition 2006ISBN - 9780811732925.