Author(s): Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff
The ultimate visual guide to camping, the wilderness, and outdoor survival skills, in a handy portable format and packaged in a functional mess pan.
The Survival Handbook combines proven, no-nonsense military survival skills with indigenous bushcraft techniques. Written by a Royal Navy Chief Survival Instructor with more than 30 years' experience, this guide covers everything from choosing the right gear to map-reading to finding and preparing food to first aid and how to react in a worst-case-scenario emergency, and even includes real-life survival stories. Clear step-by-step instructions and more than 500 specially commissioned illustrations bring each featured skill to life, and a directory on wild foods and natural dangers serves as a quick reference. Packaged in a functional mess pan case--an essential survival tool--The Survival Handbook is more than just a book, and is a great gift for anyone who loves camping and adventuring in the wilderness.
Fully updated and covering everything you need to know to prepare for a camping trip and what to do if something goes wrong, The Survival Handbook is the ultimate guide to the great outdoors.
Colin Towell joined the Royal navy in 1977 before qualifying as a Combat Survival Instructor with 22 Regiment SAS, and has spent more than 30 years teaching Land, Sea, Desert, Jungle, and Cold-Weather survival skills - as well as Survival and Conduct in Captivity - to UK Army, Navy, Royal Marines, and Air Force personnel. He was the Royal Navy's Chief Survival Instructor and also served three years as Chief Instructor at the US Navy SERE School.