Complete Wilderness Training Manual

ISBN-10: 0756628040

ISBN-13: 9780756628048

Edition: 2nd 2007

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List price: $15.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/30/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Hugh McManners was a captain in 148 Commando Forward Observation Battery, serving with the Special Boat Squadron during the Falklands War. He joined the British Army in 1972 and in 1975 was sponsored by them to read Geography at Oxford University. He is now a documentary producer and freelance writer.

Are You a Survivor?
Physical Condition
Nutritional Needs
Adapting to the Environment
Basic Equipment
The Right Clothing
Personal Camp Kit
Basic Survival Kit
Sleeping Bags and Beds
Ropes and Knots
Using Ropes
Living in the Wild
Choosing a Campsite
Choosing a Tent
Erecting a Tent
Dismantling a Tent
Building a Shelter
Snow Shelters
Tropical Shelters
Long-term Shelters
Running a Safe Camp
Building a Fire
Lighting a Fire
Striking Camp
Finding Water
The Importance of Water
Collecting Water
Natural Water Sources
Water Treatment
Carrying and Storing Water
Finding and Preparing Food
Food for Traveling
Edible Plants
Poisonous Plants
Roots, Tubers, and Bulbs
Nuts and Fruit
Fungi and Lichen
Plants as Food
Invertebrates as Food
Freshwater Fish
Saltwater Fish
Angling Equipment
Angling Techniques
Fishing Nets and Traps
Using Fishing Nets and Traps
Preparing Fish for Cooking
Cooking Utensils
Stoves and Ovens
Cooking Methods
Preserving Food
On the Move
Deciding to Move
Finding Direction
Using Maps
Finding Your Location
Navigation Basics
Assessing the Weather
Preparing to Move
Walking in Snow and Ice
Traveling Over Snow
Crossing Deserts
Traveling Through Jungles
Safe Climbing
Emergency Climbing Techniques
Crossing Water
Dangerous Water
Building a Raft
Using Rafts and Boats
Using Vehicles
Other Transportation
Abandoning Ship
Surviving at Sea
Dangerous Creatures
Natural Hazards
Extreme Weather
First Aid
Checklist for Survival
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