Exploring some of the world's more remote regions can be an exciting and rewarding experience, but should things go wrong, would you know what to do? Do you possess the basics skills and, above all the determination and will to survive? With a total of 150 expert survival tips, Survival Tips gives you the basic skills to keep going in any situation, and reach safety. Tips range from using an ice axe and sheltering from the wind, to finding fresh water and building a protective shelter.
Survival Tips is an easy-to-use handbook of professional survival skills. It teaches survival fundamentals for every scenario and every environment, from the sub-zero landscape of the Arctic to the scorching suns of the tropics. In clear and practical terms, the book explains how to preserve life with minimal external aids and stay safe. Topics covered include: how to make hunting weapons, identifying edible plants, survival psychology, evasion techniques, celestial navigation, surviving at sea, constructing shelters, hunting and trapping techniques, making fire, improvised cooking vessels, improvising weapons, endurance techniques and finding underground water. The book also explores traditionally less well-covered but equally essential aspects of survival such as natural remedies for common diseases, rope handling and climbing methods and unarmed combat.
Illustrated with more than 100 black-and-white illustrations, Survival Tips provides the reader with a single source of invaluable survival information.