Ray Mears is well known to millions of television viewers through his acclaimed series Tracks, Ray Mears World of Survival and Ray Mears Extreme Survival. Now, based on the bestselling Bushcraft, he has created a handy portable compendium of vital survival skills and wisdom from around the world. Packed with essential wilderness techniques, this book is an invaluable companion on any expedition.
Survival Guide: TOP 25 Camping Hacks + Essential Bushcraft Tips For Beginners Book 1 Camping: 25 Essential Camping Hacks: Backpacking, Food and Safety. Start Your Adventure Cabin fever is a horrible thing, and after the severe winters some of us who live on the East Coast have been having, you really can't blame us for being a little bit excited when the first signs of spring begin to arrive. But before you load up your tent and fishing pole there are a few useful hacks that you should know about. This book compiles all of those valuable tricks of the trade such as how to successfully navigate through the wilderness without getting lost, how to find food and water no matter where you are, and how to always have a roaring campfire. These things are essentials but it is amazing at how many don't have a good working knowledge of how they can accomplish these basic tasks. Well, don't worry my friends, because the 25 essential hacks in this book covers these and much more. Whether you are a novice setting out on a hiking trip for the first time with your buddies or you are a hardened veteran, this book has something to offer. In this book you will learn how you can: Use instruments of navigation Locate Food and Water Effectively communicate in the wilderness And more! Book 2 Survival Bushcraft Guidebook: Tips and Skills for Beginners This book provides you with everything that you need to know about bushcraft survival. Utilize the guidebook presented here in order to inundate yourself with the many ways in which you can mold and shape your experience in the bush to your own benefit. This guide gives you the inside scoop when it comes to having the right kind of equipment, the right kind of knowledge, and even the right kind of attitude in order to survive in the wild. Learn important skill sets such as how to hunt and forage, as well as proper fire building techniques, how to build your own shelter, and even how to establish effective communication in remote environments. If you can survive the bush you can survive anything, so come along with us as we go through everything you need to know in order to master the bush lands! In this book you will learn how you can: Build makeshift shelters Start and Maintain Fire Hunt and Forage Navigate through the Bush And much more!
Bear Grylls ist ein Vorbild für Menschen in aller Welt. Der Survival-Experte beweist in seinen diversen TV-Sendungen stets aufs Neue, dass Menschen auch die größten Herausforderungen meistern können - angefangen von einer lebensfeindlichen Umwelt bis zu vermeintlich ungenießbaren Insekten. Nun überträgt er die Erfahrungen, die er beim Militär und in den unwirtlichsten Gegenden der Welt gesammelt hat, auf das "ganz normale Leben" und beweist: Jeder kann seinen ganz persönlichen "inneren Schweinehund" überwinden. Mithilfe vieler Anekdoten aus seinem Erfahrungsschatz zeigt er, wie das geht.
Ray Mears is a household name through his television series Tracks, World of Survival, Bushcraft Survival, The Real Heroes of Telemark and many more. He is a private individual who shuns publicity whenever possible and would prefer to let his many skills tell their own tale - until now. In MY OUTDOOR LIFE, Ray tells of his childhood and the formative years when he first developed a passion for both bushcraft and the martial arts skills that are central to his life. Having travelled the world several times over, he is no stranger to risk and has had more than his fair share of dangerous and life-threatening encounters to share with his readers. But his life is so much more than a tale of derring-do. Shortly after he returned to England having narrowly survived a serious helicopter crash, his father died. Just a year later, he had to face the death of his first wife Rachel. The book conveys the many sides of Ray Mears, taking us up to the present day - including the previously untold story of his involvement in the man-hunt for murderer Raoul Moat.
Discover the profound inspiration of the wild places. Author Cliff Seruntine and his family have lived their lives in the wilderness—homesteading, hunting, gathering, and treading lightly on the land while honoring its spirits. Let Cliff’s graceful pen lead you to a deeper understanding of nature’s magic as he shows you practical bushcraft skills and shares true stories of the sacred and enchanted to be found in the untamed natural world. In these pages you will read tales of bear and deer, of towering maples and mysterious brooks, of the spirit forces to be found outdoors. The best way to come to know nature is to become part of its adventure, so Cliff teaches traditional skills like wild food foraging and tracking as well as spiritual skills such as the ancient spirit journey. Blending the perspectives of a true naturalist with the depths of the shaman, Cliff Seruntine is a seasoned guide for your journey into The Wildwood Way.
Disasters strike every day, but despite the best laid plans you may find yourself in one with only the clothes on your back and without a well packed first-aid kit. In Essential Survival Gear, J. Morgan Ayres explains in detail what you need to have when a dire emergency occurs, wherever you are, whoever you are. Ayres—a former Green Beret, martial arts master, and wilderness and urban survivalist—explains his four-layer concept (clothing, day bag, backpack, basic equipment and luxuries) and profiles and provides photos of a broad range of gear, with recommendations on what works best in what scenario—from cityscapes to wilderness and everywhere in between—and how to use it.
Many have died in the Australian bush who might have lived had they known the appropriate survival skills. Bushcraft covers all areas of survival and camping activities: making ropes and cords, building huts, camp craft, finding food and water, making maps, starting fires, tying knots, and fashioning hunting and trapping gear—virtually every technique required to stay alive in the woods. With over 400 black-and-white illustrations and photographs, this book explains how to make use of natural materials found locally in any area, conserving instead of destroying native flora and fauna. It describes many of the skills used by primitive man, adding to these the skills necessary for modern man’s survival, such as methods for determining time and direction. The author, who popularized the term “bushcraft,” claims its practice has many unexpected results. By developing adaptability and honing the five senses, it will also improve your self-esteem and your ability to overcome difficulties in everyday tasks. The practice of bushcraft encourages self-confidence and counters the narrowing influence of modern living by broadening your horizons. Bushcraft is a clear, accurate, and reliable resource for anyone who wishes to face nature on its own terms with just a knife and this book.
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The understanding of Earth processes and environments over geological time is highly dependent upon both the experience that can only be gained through doing fieldwork, and the collection of reliable data and appropriate samples in the field. This textbook explains the main data gathering techniques used by geologists in the field and the reasons for these, with emphasis throughout on how to make effective field observations and record these in suitable formats. Equal weight is given to assembling field observations from igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary rock types. There are also substantial chapters on producing a field notebook, collecting structural information, recording fossil data and constructing geological maps. The volume is in a robust and handy size, with colour coded chapters for ease of use and quick reference in the field. Geological Field Techniques is designed for students, amateur enthusiasts and professionals who have a background in geology and wish to collect field data on rocks and geological features. Teaching aspects of this textbook include: step-by-step guides to essential practical skills such as using a compass-clinometer, making a geological map and drawing a field sketch; tricks of the trade, checklists, flow charts and short worked examples; over 200 illustrations of a wide range of field notes, maps and geological features; appendices with the commonly used rock description and classification diagrams; a supporting website hosted by Wiley Blackwell.
Learn how to light a fire without matches, build a shelter to sleep in, cook on a fire, hunt for bugs and much more. From essential bushcraft basics and Stone Age skills to joyful outdoor play, this book is packed with ideas to bring your little ones closer to nature and all its magical offerings. Young children will be immersed in imaginative, messy play and crafts, while older ones can work on more complex activities like stone tool making and sourcing water. Whether in an organized setting, a group of friends or a family outing, the fun-filled games will build confidence, bonding and result in happy children. Entertaining anecdotes from the authors' own experience of surviving in the wild can be read aloud to children, bringing to life the thrilling reality of sleeping in a cave or savoring your first-ever foraged meal.
Each title in this series deals with a particular set of skills needed for survival in the wild. As well as clear information, there are practical step-by-step tasks and true survival tales.
This extensive guide will enable the reader to commune with the natural world and master a full spectrum of traditional practices, hands-on skill, and theoretical knowledge. Bushcraft Bible is an essential tool for the naturalist in all of us that dreams of building a shelter, hunting and gathering for survival, and living a peaceful and environmentally conscious lifestyle. From surviving in the depths of the Jungle to thriving in the white-hot desert, this comprehensive reference will provide even the most experienced outdoorsman with essential survival skills. In order to develop the ability to inhabit and traverse natural landscapes, Bushcraft Bible contains information on: • Safe use of the axe and bush knife • Recommended and required tools • Chopping wood and felling a tree • Preparing for unexpected weather and other surprises • Wilderness first aid Bushcraft is about thriving in the natural environment and requires a multitude of skills like firecraft, tracking, shelter building, foraging, and rope and twine-making. The easy-to-follow text enable campers to create such lodgings as half-cave shelters, beaver mat huts, birch bark shacks, over-water camps, a Navajo hogan, and a pole house. Bushcraft Bible should be required reading for hikers, campers, hunters, foresters, backwoods adventurers, scouts, or youth groups—anyone with a passion for the outdoors. Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Sports Publishing imprint, is proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in sports—books about baseball, pro football, college football, pro and college basketball, hockey, or soccer, we have a book about your sport or your team. In addition to books on popular team sports, we also publish books for a wide variety of athletes and sports enthusiasts, including books on running, cycling, horseback riding, swimming, tennis, martial arts, golf, camping, hiking, aviation, boating, and so much more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to publishing books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked by other publishers and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.
Mors Kochanski, noted instructor and legendary survivalist, teaches everything you need to know to survive in the wilderness.
This is the ultimate guide to staying alive in extreme situations â?? those events we think will never happen to us, but one day might. This book is the key to surviving lifethreatening events, accidents, random attacks and politically motivated insurgencies where we live, work or take holidays. Using the tactics, skills and tricks of the trade taught in this survivors' manual could save your life when danger or terror suddenly strikes â?? at home, in the office, in the street, when traveling in unknown and inhospitable situations, or when exposed to the wilderness. Written by experts in the field, this authoritative book reveals the secrets of wilderness and urban survival, and teaches the essential skills needed to survive any jeopardy. Structured into two sections, the first shows the essential bushcraft skills needed to survive outdoors in every climate and terrain: how to make shelters, how to find drinking water, how to start a fire from scratch, how to stalk and trap animals for food, and how to orienteer without a map. The second section focuses on how to ensure personal safety when everyday situations become life-threatening, including hostage situations, counter-terrorism techniques, selfdefense against personal attacks, and how to deal with car hijacking, house fires, transport accidents and medical emergencies. With its emphasis on teaching practical skills, this survival manual deals with identifying and anticipating risks and hazards early enough so you won't be caught off-guard. Then, if you are faced with extreme disaster or confrontation, you can respond positively and calmly to adversity.