Your one-stop guide to surviving and enjoying the Great Outdoors
Want to know how to stay alive in extreme situations? This practical, accurate guide gives you all the expert, field-tested tools and techniques you need to survive. Whether you find yourself lost in the woods, adrift on a life raft, bitten by a snake, or needing shelter in cold weather, this hands-on resource teaches you how to stay safe (and sane), find rescue, and live to tell the tale!
# Know the basics of survival — perform life-saving first aid, make fire and shelter, and find water and food # Manage your emotions — cope with panic and anger, get the "survivor's attitude," and foster cooperation and hope with others # Increase your chances of rescue — signal for help and navigate using a compass or the sky # Practice expert survival methods — tie essential knots, craft your own weapons and tools, and make natural remedies # Gain wisdom for water emergencies — stay afloat when your ship or boat sinks, avoid dehydration and starvation, and make it to shore