First Aid, Safety, and Survival Books

The top first aid, safety, and survival books, reviewed and curated by the Trailspace community. Stores' prices and availability are updated daily.

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

Falcon Guides Self-Rescue
The Mountaineers Books The Pocket Doctor
The Mountaineers Books The ABCs of Avalanche Safety
The Mountaineers Books Staying Found
Globe Pequot Allen & Mikes Avalanche Book
Globe Pequot Outdoor Survival: Skills to Survive and Stay Alive
Northern Lights Publishing Pocket Guide to Emergency First Aid
Wilderness Press Fixing Your Feet - Preventions and Treatments for Athletes
The Mountaineers Books Emergency Survival: A Pocket Guide
The Mountaineers Books Glacier Travel & Crevasse Rescue
Backcountry Access Avalanche Research Field Book
$25 - $29
Alaska Mountain Safety Center Snow Sense: A Guide to Evaluating Snow Avalanche Hazard
The Mountaineers Books The Avalanche Handbook
Falcon Guides Backcountry First Aid and Extended Care
$4 - $5
The Mountaineers Books Backcountry Bear Basics
The Mountaineers Books Mountain Travel & Rescue
The Mountaineers Books Desert Sense: Camping, Hiking and Biking in Hot, Dry Climates
$10 - $16
The Mountaineers Books Don't Freeze Out There! - Playing Cards
Pocket Guide to Outdoor Survival
user rating: 5 of 5 (1)
Gibbs Smith 98.6 Degrees - The Art of Keeping Your Ass Alive!
user rating: 2.5 of 5 (1)
HarperCollins Les Stroud Survive
Silva Be Expert with Map & Compass Book
The Mountaineers Books Don't Get Poisoned - Protect Yourself from Wilderness Toxins
Falcon Guides Avalanche Aware - The Essential Guide to Avalanche Safety
Ragged Mountain Press The Ultimate Desert Handbook
Lyons Press Primitive Living, Self Sufficiency, and Survival Skills
$17 MSRP
The Mountaineers Books Altitude Illness
North Woods First Aid Guide
Falcon Guides Bear Aware - The Quick Reference Bear Country Survival Guide
$10 MSRP
Eagle Cap Publishing Why Some Survive: Common Threads of Survival
Diamond Creek Press Surviving a Disaster
Stackpole Books Outdoor Safety Handbook
The Mountaineers Books Mountaineering First Aid
$15 MSRP
Adventure Medical Kits A Comprehensive Guide To Wilderness and Travel Medicine
Falcon Guides Allen & Mike's Avalanche Book
Globe Pequot Outward Bound Map & Compass Handbook
Menasha Ridge Press Hikers' and Backpackers' Guide for Treating Medical Emergencies
$10 MSRP
Falcon Guides Wilderness First Responder - How to Recognize, Treat, and Prevent Emergencies in the Backcountry
$35 MSRP
Adventure Medical Kits A Comprehensive Guide To Marine Medicine
The Mountaineers Books Medicine for Mountaineering
$30 MSRP
Paul Tawrell Camping and Wilderness Survival
Travelers' Tales Safety and Security for Women Who Travel
Falcon Guides How To Die in the Outdoors
$15 MSRP
Rocky Mountain Rescue Group Mountain Search and Rescue Techniques
$10 MSRP
Globe Pequot 101 Survival Tips
Falcon Guides Avalanche Aware: Safe Travel in Avalanche Terrain
Morris Publishing Knack First Aid: A Complete Illustrated Guide
Waterford Press Weather -- An Introduction to Clouds, Storms and Weather Patterns
Menasha Ridge Press The Hiking Engine
$14 MSRP
The Mountaineers Books Hypothermia, Frostbite and Other Cold Injuries
$20 MSRP