The Ultimate Survival Manual (Outdoor Life Extreme Edition)

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About The Book

Get ready, get set, SURVIVE! This updated and extreme edition of the popular, bestselling 2012 title is what you need if you want to protect your family, save yourself, and prevail over any danger. With the most up-to-date tips and the expert advice from the professionals at Outdoor Life magazine, The Ultimate Survival Manual is your comprehensive guide to surviving everything. With high-quality design, intricate detail, and a durable flexicover—this manual is the perfect gift!

You're lost in the woods without food or water. Confronted by an armed assailant in the dead of night. Forced to outrun a deadly tornado. Don't worry - The Ultimate Survival Manual has you covered. Rich Johnson and the experts at Outdoor Life are the people that have been there and survived that; with the revised Ultimate Survival Manual they bring you all the information you need to do the same.

Out in the Wild From navigating with a compass, to fending off a cougar, to prevailing over pirates, learn to survive in the forests, deserts, and oceans like an expert outdoorsman.

During a Disaster Whether it's a towering tsunami or a blazing wildfire, bad things happen every day. Know what to do when the going gets tough.

In an Urban Crisis Arm yourself with the latest self-defense moves, weapon tips, and home-protection tactics, plus crucial strategies for handling bad guys and bad situations at home and abroad.

This revised and expanded edition ventures farther into deeper, scarier, and stranger places in search of the ultimate survival information. Packed with the hands (and feet, and teeth) –on tips, this go-to-survival guide will help you prevail over the worst that the world has to offer. With high-quality design, intricate detail, and a durable flexicover—this manual is the perfect gift!

Excerpt

Tip 041: Live through a Grizzly Encounter
 
If a grizzly’s mauling you, cuss yourself for getting in that fix. But do it quietly, because you’re supposed to be playing dead, and corpses don’t talk. The griz probably doesn’t want to eat you, but you’ve interrupted her routine (it’s most likely a female protecting cubs). And now you’re going to have to pay.
 
TAKE YOUR MAULING The best thing you can do to avoid injury or death is to shield yourself by going face-down on the ground with your backpack (let’s hope you’re wearing one) protecting your back. Cover your head and neck with your hands and play dead; it’s your best chance of not becoming dead for real.
 
KEEP QUIET Expect to be batted around, perhaps bitten a few times, and maybe clawed. Stay quiet if you can, which is a tall order when a bear has one of your body parts in her mouth.
 
WAIT IT OUT When the bear decides you are no longer a threat or an annoyance, she’ll probably huff and wander away. Stay still until she’s long gone.
 

Product Details

  • Publisher: Weldon Owen (March 2016)
  • Length: 272 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781681880433

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