SAS Survival Handbook, Third Edition: The Ultimate Guide to Surviving Anywhere
The ultimate guide to surviving anywhere, now updated with more than 100 pages of additional material, including a new chapter on urban survival
"A classic. ... Addresses every conceivable disaster scenario. Don’t leave home without it” —Outside
Revised to reflect the latest in survival knowledge and technology, and covering new topics such as urban survival and terrorism, the multimillion-copy worldwide bestseller SAS Survival Handbook by John "Lofty" Wiseman is the definitive resource for all campers, hikers, and outdoor adventurers. From basic campcraft and navigation to fear management and strategies for coping with any type of disaster, this complete course includes:
Being prepared: Understanding basic survival skills, like reading the weather, and preparation essentials, such as a pocket survival kit.
Making camp: Finding the best location, constructing the appropriate shelter, organizing camp, staying warm, and creating tools.
Food: What to eat, what to avoid, where to find it, and how to prepare it.
First aid: A comprehensive course in emergency/wilderness medicine, including how to maximize survival in any climate or when injured.
Disaster survival: How to react in the face of natural disasters and hostile situations—and how to survive if all services and supplies are cut off.
Self-defense: Arming yourself with basic hand-to-hand combat techniques.
Security: Protecting your family and property from intrusion, break-ins, and theft.
Climate & terrain: Overcoming any location, from the tropics to the poles, from the desert to the mountains and sea.
What people are saying - Write a review
sas survival handbookUser Review - vegettogt4 - Overstock.com
Easy to read. I bought it for Chapter 8 which deals with health issues. Found the book very complete even including biological and chemical warfare. Read full review
Review: SAS Survival Handbook: How to Survive in the Wild, in Any Climate, on Land or at SeaUser Review - Gina - Goodreads
What a bizarre, interesting book! I now feel prepared should my car drive off of a cliff onto a frozen tundra. Seriously, I was fascinated by this book, and I have the strangest urge to buy a good knife and always keep in on my person now... Read full review
Other editions - View all
SAS Survival Handbook: How to Survive in the WIld, in Any Climate, on Land ...
No preview available - 2004