Survival Hacks

Survival Hacks Author Creek Stewart
ISBN-10 9781440593345
Year 2016-04-01
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher "F+W Media, Inc."
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Turn everyday items into survival necessities! Would you be prepared if you needed to survive in the wilderness? Survival expert Creek Stewart shares his cache of practical, easy-to-follow tricks to help you transform everyday items into valuable gear that can save your life. Survival Hacks takes you step-by-step through transforming simple objects like soda tabs and plant leaves into essential survival tools. This rough-and-rugged guide covers everything from small-scale hacks, like using sticks and rope to make a table, to the big stuff, like creating a one-person emergency shelter from a trash bag or purifying dirty water using a plastic bottle and the sun. And you can be ready anywhere you go with everyday carry kits, pocket-sized survival kits, so you're never without the essential tools you need to make it on your own. Being prepared can make the difference when it comes to your survival in an emergency. And Survival Hacks makes it a whole lot easier.

Survival Hacks

Survival Hacks Author Creek Stewart
ISBN-10 9781440593352
Year 2016-07-05
Pages 272
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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Turn everyday items into survival necessities! Would you be prepared if you needed to survive in the wilderness? Survival expert Creek Stewart shares his cache of practical, easy-to-follow tricks to help you transform everyday items into valuable gear that can save your life. Survival Hacks takes you step-by-step through transforming simple objects like soda tabs and plant leaves into essential survival tools. This rough-and-rugged guide covers everything from small-scale hacks, like using sticks and rope to make a table, to the big stuff, like creating a one-person emergency shelter from a trash bag or purifying dirty water using a plastic bottle and the sun. And you can be ready anywhere you go with everyday carry kits, pocket-sized survival kits, so you're never without the essential tools you need to make it on your own. Being prepared can make the difference when it comes to your survival in an emergency. And Survival Hacks makes it a whole lot easier.

Build the Perfect Bug Out Bag

Build the Perfect Bug Out Bag Author Creek Stewart
ISBN-10 9781440318894
Year 2012-04-20
Pages 208
Language en
Publisher Betterway Books
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Be Ready When Disaster Strikes If an unexpected emergency or disaster hits, are you prepared to leave your home--fast? You will be if you follow the advice in this book. This book shows you how to create a self-contained disaster preparedness kit to help you survive your journey from ground zero to a safer location. Survival expert Creek Stewart details from start to finish everything you need to gather for 72 hours of independent survival--water, food, protection, shelter, survival tools, and so much more. You'll find: A complete Bug Out Bag checklist that tells you exactly what to pack based on your survival skill level Photos and explanations of every item you need in your bag Resource lists to help you find and purchase gear Practice exercises that teach you how to use almost everything in your bag Demonstrations for multi-use items that save pack space and weight Specific gear recommendations for common disasters The book even includes special considerations for bugging out with children, the elderly, the physically disabled, and even pets. A disaster could strike your home at any moment. Are you prepared to face the devastating aftermath? Protect yourself and your family by building a Bug Out Bag today!

The Unofficial Hunger Games Wilderness Survival Guide

The Unofficial Hunger Games Wilderness Survival Guide Author Creek Stewart
ISBN-10 9781440328633
Year 2013-05-03
Pages 192
Language en
Publisher Betterway Books
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Put the Odds in Your Favor! Train like a Tribute before you enter the Arena using this wilderness survival guide--you don't have to live in Panem to put these survival skills to use. Experience the adventure of life in District 12 by learning and practicing the survival skills used by Katniss, Peeta, Gale and their friends. Some of the survival skills you'll learn: Building temporary shelters to protect from rain, cold, wind and sun. Finding and purifying water--even when there are no streams or lakes nearby. Building and using fire for cooking, signaling, warmth and making tools. Identifying and cooking wild edible plants. Building Gale's famous twitch-up snares. Peeta's camouflage techniques. Katniss's hunting and stalking skills. Making your own survival bow and arrows and other tools. The materials you need to create a forage bag like Katniss's. Survival first aid. Navigation tips and tricks for travel, rescue and evasion. Detailed photos and step-by-step instructions will help you master each skill. The real-life skills found in The Unofficial Hunger Games Wilderness Survival Guide will help you in any wilderness or disaster survival situation. Start your training today.

Build the Perfect Bug Out Survival Skills

Build the Perfect Bug Out Survival Skills Author Creek Stewart
ISBN-10 9781440340130
Year 2015-02-25
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher "F+W Media, Inc."
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LEARN HOW TO SURVIVE! When it comes to surviving a disaster, having survival skills and know-how is as essential as having the necessary survival gear. Without the right knowledge, survival gear is useless.Build the Perfect Bug Out Survival Skills will teach you the essential wilderness survival skills you need to endure a bug out situation or prolonged off-grid scenario. You will learn how to meet the four core survival needs – shelter, fire, water and food – with a minimum amount of equipment. Detailed photos and step-by-step instructions will help you master each skill. FEATURING: Detailed instructions for survival skills that require little gear – an emphasis on primitive toolsStep-by-step photos that clearly illustrate complex techniques like knot tying, shelter construction, fire building and setting snares and trapsAdvanced knowledge that could save you and your family during a real emergency

365 Essential Survival Skills

365 Essential Survival Skills Author Creek Stewart
ISBN-10 9781440247286
Year 2016-12-05
Pages 288
Language en
Publisher "F+W Media, Inc."
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Learn. Practice. Prepare. Survive. Survival situations can happen when least expected. The best defense is knowledge and confidence in the skills that will keep you alive--whether it's for a few hours, days or long term. 365 Essential Survival Skills comprises the best knowledge, tips and tricks available in the world today, and each skill is explained in fun, easy-to-learn ways that any student--greenhorn or seasoned--will pick up with a little practice. With 365 skills inside this book, there's plenty of practice to keep you busy year-round. The difference between life and death in a survival setting is a very slim margin. Don't take any chances--learn how to keep yourself and your family alive. FEATURING: Skills relevant to all four seasons of the year and desert, woodland, prairie, mountain and urban environments Vital insights on the four core survival needs--shelter, fire, water and food Other topics such as navigation, first aid, tools, signaling, self-defense and more Practical applications for campers, hunters, anglers, hikers, climbers, skiers and all who venture outdoors Links to thorough, in-depth video demonstrations

Advanced Bushcraft

Advanced Bushcraft Author Dave Canterbury
ISBN-10 9781440587979
Year 2015-07-03
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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Trek deeper into the wilderness with New York Times bestselling author Dave Canterbury! In this valuable guide, survivalist Dave Canterbury goes beyond bushcraft basics to teach you how to survive in the backcountry with little or no equipment. Using the foundation you learned in Bushcraft 101, Canterbury shows you how to completely immerse yourself in the wilderness with advanced bushcraft and woodcraft techniques. He covers crucial survival skills like tracking to help you get even closer to wildlife, crafting medicines from plants, and navigating without the use of a map or compass. He also offers ways to improvise and save money on bushcraft essentials like fire-starting tools and packs. With Canterbury's expert advice and guidance, you will learn how to forgo your equipment, make use of your surroundings, and truly enjoy the wilderness. Whether you're eager to learn more after your first real outdoor adventure or have been exploring the backcountry for years, Advanced Bushcraft will help you take your self-reliance and wilderness experience to the next level.

Build the Perfect Bug Out Vehicle

Build the Perfect Bug Out Vehicle Author Creek Stewart
ISBN-10 9781440333125
Year 2014-06-23
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher Betterway Home Books
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Outfit a Disaster-Escape Vehicle! If an unexpected disaster forces you to suddenly evacuate from your home, is your vehicle equipped to drive you to safety? It will be if you follow the advice in this book. Build the Perfect Bug Out Vehicle shows you how to outfit any vehicle with equipment and survival gear that will help you quickly drive from ground zero to a safer location. Survival expert Creek Stewart, author of the best-selling Build the Perfect Bug Out Bag, details from start to finish everything you need to equip an everyday vehicle for a drive through and away from disaster-stricken areas—from survival supplies and storage solutions to off-road travel, communication, navigation, and security considerations. You'll find: Practical and affordable Bug Out Vehicle equipment and principles that can be applied to any vehicle, even your everyday family car Photos and explanations of every item you need for your vehicle Resource lists to help you find and purchase gear You'll also find special considerations for bugging out using alternative modes of transportation including bicycles, boats, ATVS, motorcycles, horses, carts, aircraft and more. A disaster could strike your home at any moment. Don't be trapped in the devastating aftermath. Quickly transport yourself and your family to safety by building a Bug Out Vehicle today!

Everyday Survival Kits

Everyday Survival Kits Author Mark Puhaly
ISBN-10 9781440338571
Year 2014-11-14
Pages 192
Language en
Publisher Betterway Books
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Be Prepared to Survive Everyday Emergencies! The keys to your everyday survival are: situational awareness, knowledge, and practiced preparedness skills. Sure, it's important to have trustworthy survival gear, but possessing the mindset that you are prepared for anything, and that you will survive no matter what happens, is your secret weapon that will help you to stay alive in an emergency. Everyday Survival Kits contains clearly outlined packing lists for what you need for specific survival situations. A situation will arise when you'll require more than just a bug out bag or a get home bag--with the help of this guide you'll be prepared to stay alive. Inside you'll find: detailed packing lists for a variety of kits including: everyday carry, hip bag, pocket survival kit, emergency 72-hour bag, urban survival bag, day hike kit, emergency car kit, vacation kit, student kit, purse kit, extreme weather kit, maritime kit, and the ultimate bug out bag practical applications and detailed instructions of how to use each item in the kit a resources section to take the guesswork out of finding and buying the right gear for the kit non-branded gear recommendations so you can select gear that fits both your need and your budget real-world scenarios in which the kits will be useful The only person you can fully rely on in a survival situation is you. The more you think about possible emergencies now, and prepare for them before they happen, the more likely you are to survive. The future belongs to those who are prepared, so be ready.

Survival Wisdom Know How

Survival Wisdom   Know How Author The Editors of Stackpole Books
ISBN-10 9781603762731
Year 2012-09-19
Pages 488
Language en
Publisher Hachette UK
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A complete, all-in-one survival guide, jam-packed with information on every aspect of outdoor life and adventure, from orienteering to campfire cooking to ice climbing and beyond. Culled from dozens of respected books from Stackpole, the industry's leader in outdoor adventure, this massive collection of wilderness know-how leaves absolutely nothing to chance when it comes to surviving and thriving in the wilderness, and appreciating every minute of it. Topics include: Building an Outdoor Shelter Tracking Animals Winter Camping Tying Knots Orienteering Reading the Weather Identifying Edible Plants and Berries Surviving in the Desert Bird Watching Fishing and Ice Fishing Hunting and Trapping Canoeing, Kayaking, and White Water Rafting First Aid Wild Animals Cookery And much more. Useful illustrations and photos throughout make it easy to browse and use. With contributions by the experts at the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) as well as the editors of Stackpole's Discover Nature series, this book is the definitive, must-have reference for the great outdoors.

The Bushcraft Field Guide to Trapping Gathering and Cooking in the Wild

The Bushcraft Field Guide to Trapping  Gathering  and Cooking in the Wild Author Dave Canterbury
ISBN-10 9781440598531
Year 2016-10-01
Pages 264
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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What to eat, where to find it, and how to cook it! Renowned outdoors expert and New York Times bestselling author Dave Canterbury provides you with all you need to know about packing, trapping, and preparing food for your treks and wilderness travels. Whether you're headed out for a day hike or a weeklong expedition, you'll find everything you need to survive--and eat well--out in the wild. Canterbury makes certain you're set by not only teaching you how to hunt and gather, but also giving you recipes to make while on the trail. Complete with illustrations to accompany his instructions and a full-color photo guide of plants to forage and those to avoid, this is the go-to reference to keep in your pack. The Bushcraft Field Guide to Trapping, Gathering, and Cooking in the Wild helps you achieve the full outdoor experience. With it, you'll be prepared to set off on your trip and enjoy living off the land.

How to Start a Fire with Water

How to Start a Fire with Water Author Laura M. Westdale
ISBN-10 1626866678
Year 2016-07-12
Pages 208
Language en
Publisher Thunder Bay Press
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Should disaster ever strike, you'll feel prepared with this book as your guide. Inside you'll find tips and tricks for surviving unpredictable situations at home, work, outdoors, and while traveling. From natural catasrophes such as lightning strikes, wildfire, floods, earthquakes, and tornadoes to man-made dangers such as car accidents, plane crashes, and electrical fires, this book will help you take the first steps to survival--being prepared.

Knife and Axe Skills for Wilderness Survival

Knife and Axe Skills for Wilderness Survival Author Bob Holtzman
ISBN-10 0785833854
Year 2016-01-30
Pages 192
Language en
Publisher Chartwell Books
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An outdoor survival guide that utilizes two of the most popular and versatile tools carried by many hikers, campers, and hunters: knives and axes. Each chapter presents the knife or axe skills and activities essential for wilderness survival, including: using a knife and axe, carrying and caring for a knife, securing food with a knife, sharpening an axe, and constructing watercraft with a knife.

The Survival Doctor s Complete Handbook

The Survival Doctor s Complete Handbook Author James Hubbard
ISBN-10 9781621453055
Year 2016-05-17
Pages 288
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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The essential guide to take care of your family’s health when you can’t get medical help or answers right away. It's the worst snowstorm you can remember. The ice-covered streets are abandoned. You hear a boom in the distance, and your computer screen goes blank. Darkness. A crash and another bang from inside the house. In the hallway, your husband sits on the floor, soaked in blood. You dial 911, and all you get is a busy signal. Would you know what to do next? The Survival Doctor’s Complete Handbook will teach you just what you need to know to take care of yourself and your loved ones in the event you aren’t able to get professional medical help right away. Encompassing but going well beyond immediate first aid, the book covers: how to put a dislocated joint back into place how to prevent hypothermia when your heat has gone out what to do for asthma when you don’t have your inhaler whether you can really drink your own urine if you run out of water what to feed your toddler if he has a fever and you have no medicine and much more Featuring more than 100 illustrations, along with quick quizzes and real-life examples, The Survival Doctor’s Complete Handbook will take you step by step through the essentials of medical care during a crisis. Perhaps you’ve been stranded by a sudden storm when out camping. Maybe you live alone in a rural area, and can’t easily get to a doctor when you hurt your arm. Or you just want to make sure you and your family are prepared to safely weather the next Superstorm Sandy, polar vortex, tornado strike, heat wave, earthquake, or other natural disaster. Whatever your situation and your health needs, The Survival Doctor’s Complete Handbook is your must-have medical resource.

Build the Perfect Survival Kit

Build the Perfect Survival Kit Author John D. McCann
ISBN-10 9781440238116
Year 2013-12-05
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher Betterway Books
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Your Kit, Your Survival When an unexpected emergency situation rears its ugly head, will you be up to the challenge? "I wasn't prepared for that!" will no longer be a valid response with the survival-kit-building methods in this book from survival expert John McCann. This fully revised and expanded second edition includes all new information for building bug out bags, get-home bags and vehicle kits that are fully customized to meet your family's specific survival needs. Inside you'll find: Advice for building complete kits that include: fire and light sources, signaling equipment, water and food, shelter and protection, knives and tools, first aid items, and multi-purpose and miscellaneous gear. Hundreds of detailed photos and gear description of essential kit components. Sample packing lists for kits of all sizes and functions. Survival tips and skills that prepare you for emergency survival situations. This book makes building the perfect kit a straightforward and manageable task--no matter what your activity. It is a must for anyone who ventures outside the home. Armed with the kit-building techniques found within, you will be prepared to survive!