SAS Survival Handbook: For Any Climate, in Any Situation

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9780061733192: SAS Survival Handbook: For Any Climate, in Any Situation

A new and fully updated edition of the original, bestselling survival handbook. Written by ex-SAS survival expert John ‘Lofty’ Wiseman, this book provides the most reliable, authoritative and respected survival information on the market.

The original survival handbook – the choice of both survival expert and novice, this book is the international bestseller which in the 20 years since it was first published has been often imitated but never bettered.

John ‘Lofty’ Wiseman served in the SAS for 26 years: his knowledge, experience and skills are unrivalled in survival circles. He is the first and best expert on survival instruction – in any situation. In this fully updated edition, Lofty imparts his much sought-after survival experience, knowledge and timeless techniques – preparing you for anything, anywhere in the world.

Updated contents include:

Be prepared – The latest, most resilient, resourceful and eco-friendly must-have kit
On the move – Up-to-date navigation technologies such as GPS are discussed and explained
Health – The body’s physiology explained: how to maximise survival when injured or in any climate, on land or at sea.
Disaster Survival– Increasingly-changing environmental conditions are addressed: what to do in the face of flash flooding or fast-spreading fire
Fear Management – How to react, keep calm, and manage hostile environments and survival situation
Navigation - Skills, technologies and techniques to use when making your way through unfamiliar terrain

Also featuring new case studies and survival scenarios, designed to offer fascinating insight into other people’s survival experiences and to force you to think about what you would do in their position.

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How to survive in the wild, in any climate, on land or at sea

This is the original and bestselling survival handbook, the international bestseller which in the ten years since it was published has been often imitated but never bettered.

This book is based on the training techniques of the Special Air Service, the world’s most famous elite fighting force, and shows how to survive outdoors, on land or at sea, in any weather, in any part of the world.

From making a pocket survival kit to knowing how to obtain safe drinking water, the SAS’s Chief Survival Instructor progresses through a whole range of survival techniques and situations. From obtaining food, building a camp and administering emergency first aid to navigating your way to safety and dealing with natural disasters, THE SAS SURVIVAL HANDBOOK could actually save your life.

Review:

‘An ideal level of detail for a single book … The most valuable ‘jack of all trades’ book that currently exists’ Bushcraft UK

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