Prepare For Anything Outdoor Life

Author: Tim MacWelch
Publisher: Weldon Owen
ISBN: 9781616288396
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Are you preparing for the collapse of society? Concerned about making it through the next category 4 hurricane? Looking to be less dependent on an increasingly fragile infrastructure? If so, you are definitely not alone. In this timely follow-up to The Ultimate Survival Manual, Prepare for Anything is packed with hundreds of gear, skills, and survival tips and strategies to help you be ready for anything. From an economic collapse to natural disasters to government surveillance, this book has you covered. GEAR UP Learn where to begin, from stocking and storing your food and water correctly to buying the right gear for your area, as well as how to create the perfect Bug-Out Bag—and emergency plan—for any situation. GET SKILLED Fortune favors the prepared—and the multi-talented. When disaster strikes, will you know how to perform first aid, defend your home, and remain self-reliant? Learn skills that will get you through everything from a power outage to a hurricane to the apocalypse. SURVIVE ANYTHING If the worst happens...what happens next? Your survival, if you're read this book. You'll learn how to handle everything from organizing a community and protecting your homestead to growing food, purifying water, and even making weapons. Prepare for Anything will take you through potential threats and teach you how to become prepared for them. This is the book for the preppers all over America. With hands-on hints, easy-to-use checklists, and engaging first-person stories to break down the crucial do’s and don’ts, you know how to ride out whatever Mother Nature, the government, foreign powers, or modern society can throw at you.

The Ultimate Bushcraft Survival Manual

Author: Tim MacWelch
Publisher: Weldon Owen
ISBN: 1681883171
Size: 24.43 MB
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What if you were dropped in the woods with little more than a knife, your wits, and the (hopefully warm) shirt on your back? Could you survive? If you’d read this book, the answer is yes! Survival! It’s one of our most primal fears, most basic needs. What do you do when everything is stripped away except your will to prevail? In this book, survival expert Tim MacWelch examines how native peoples around the world and throughout history have made their own shelter, weapons, tools, and more, and well as clever MacGuyver-esque ideas for using anything you might find in your pockets or pack. Whether your goal is to test yourself against nature, be prepared for any catastrophe, or learn more about traditional ways of survival, this is the one book you need. CHAPTER ONE: Bare Necessities - The stuff you need to survive short term wilderness emergencies (72 hours to one week) The Survival Priorities (& why you need them) Shelter, water, fire, food, first aid and signaling distress Tools of the Minimalist Knife, Axe and Saw - use and care; Clothing selection Shelters Pick a safe shelter location; How to build Leaf huts, lean-tos, jungle platforms, thatched roof, log huts, wicki-ups, pit houses, and more (different homes for varied climates) Water Gathering and Disinfection Finding springs, boiling w/ hot rocks, rain and precipitation collection, water storage, primitive filters, water from plants Fire Tinder, Kindling, Fire Lays, Flint & Steel, Bow Drill, Hand Drill, Bamboo Fire Saw, Fire Plow, Pump Drill, and other friction methods Signaling for Help and Self-Rescue How to signal and communicate w/ old school techniques; How and when to fight your way out CHAPTER TWO: Finer Things - Skills and techniques to collect food, and live more comfortably in the wild (weeks to months) Foraging for Wild Edible Plants How to identify and use wild plant foods; Recipes like our ancestors would have eaten Trapping Ways to catch game with new and old school, low-tech traps Primitive Fishing How to catch fish with thorns and other improvised tackle Ancient Weapons Bow and arrow, spear, Spear thrower, Bola and sling, primitive forging of metal Hunting Skills and game processing; 10 things to never do on a hunt Primitive Tools How to make stone blades, knives, axes, stone drill bits, mallets and wedges for wood splitting, digging sticks Hygiene Keeping clean; Natural toilet paper; Soap from plants; DIY latrine CHAPTER THREE: Long Term Living - The skills of our ancestors and the things you'd need for long term primitive living (years) Food Storage Drying, smoking, Food Caches, Freezing Containers How to make several different basket styles; Bark containers; Wooden bowls; Soapstone bowls and pots; Primitive ceramics Hides and Furs DIY buckskin, fur, rawhide and leather; Making clothes and outerwear (moccasins, mittens, hats, etc.) Primitive Cooking Cook in the coals; Spits and skewers; Green stick grill; Rock for frying pan; Stone Ovens, Steam pit, Earth over (in-ground hearth system) Tracking Man tracking and animal tracking Natural Navigation How to find your way by using the stars, the landscape, the weather and many other methods Wild Medicine Teas, compresses and poultices to help you heal

The Hunting Gathering Survival Manual

Author: Tim MacWelch
Publisher: Weldon Owen
ISBN: 9781616288310
Size: 16.83 MB
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A manual for the modern hunter-gatherer, Outdoor Life 's Hunting & Gathering Survival Manual will teach you everything you need to know about foraging, hunting, and cooking in the wild. From finding wild edible plants to subsistence hunting, you'll learn how to live off the land while hunting like a caveman—and eating like a king. HUNT AND FISH IN THE WILD Whether you’re using modern weapons, old-fashioned snares, or your own two hands, this book will show you the amazing range of hands-on (literally!) methods for catching and cooking your prey. HARVEST NATURE'S BOUNTY Use the detailed field guides to gather edible plants, nuts, and mushrooms, then turn them into gourmet meals with field-tested camp cooking tips. BE A SURVIVOR Prepare for any emergency, whether you’re lost in the woods or surviving a natural disaster. Find local, organic foods, and grow them yourself. Learn the secrets of herbal medicine and traditional remedies. This book demystifies it all, with simple hints and step-by-step illustrations to make you a self-sufficient survivor—in your backyard and in the wild.

Wilderness Survival Handbook

Author: Michael Pewtherer
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071743044
Size: 59.80 MB
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An essential guide to everything you need to stay sheltered, fed, healthy, and safe in the backcountry Organized around the six essentials of survival (shelter, water, food, fire, comfort and health, and navigation), Wilderness Survival Handbook covers 100 skills and techniques, including preserving fire, building pit shelters, toolmaking, stoneboiling cookery, and trapping and hunting animals with handmade tools and weapons. By mastering these skills, you will be able to survive with few tools or provisions in any wilderness setting--forest, plain, desert, or tundra--in nearly any part of the world.

How To Survive Off The Grid

Author: Tim MacWelch
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1681881527
Size: 43.14 MB
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A guide for the modern homesteader, this book covers energy efficiency, finding and pumping your own water, keeping chickens, goats, bees, and other critters, and much more from a practical hands-on perspective.

The Ultimate Survival Manual Outdoor Life Extreme Edition

Author: Rich Johnson
Publisher: Weldon Owen
ISBN: 9781681880433
Size: 23.23 MB
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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.

The Emergency Survival Manual

Author: Joseph Pred
Publisher: Weldon Owen
ISBN: 1681880881
Size: 35.64 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Assess. Respond. Protect. From break-ins to basement flooding to broken bones, in the Emergency Survival Manual you’ll find everything you need to be prepared for any emergency that comes your way. Who’s better suited to write a book about handling emergencies than an Emergency and Risk Management Consultant and the CEO of Mutual Aid Response Services (MARS). Joseph Pred is the go-to-guy for assessing and handling emergencies. When you combine his knowledge with that of the experts at Outdoor Life magazine what do you get? An epic book filled with lifesaving skills. This book also covers what to do before the first responders arrive...or if they never do. Basic Tools & Skills: Everything you need to know to assess and start handling an emergency. From stocking a first aid kit and treating burns, cuts and broken bones, to protecting yourself when using pepper spray and performing CPR. Home and Family Safety: Protect your house and keep you and your family safe. Learn how to deal with a lost child, handle house fires, public transit scares, car accidents, and help a sick or hurt pet. Community Safety: All the ways to help your neighbors and keep your community safe. From what to do if you see a house being broken into and dealing with school tragedies, to coping with a major natural disaster and handling a toxic spill – and everything in between. When disaster strikes you want to be ready, and you can be with the Emergency Survival Manual. With high-quality design, intricate detail, and a durable flexicover—this manual is the perfect gift!

The Ultimate Shooting Skills Manual

Author: John B. Snow
Publisher: Weldon Owen
ISBN: 161628949X
Size: 10.81 MB
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Whatever you’re shooting, whether it’s a tricked-out MSR, a tight 1911, or a custom skeet gun, the experts at Outdoor Life have the know-how you need to take your skills to the next level. Covers handguns, rifles, shotguns, and ARs. RANGE SKILLS & HUNTING This book is filled with tips and tricks that build solid shooting fundamentals, letting you shoot faster and more accurately. Detailed drills for advanced gun handling and manipulation complete an expert course in range accuracy. PERSONAL PROTECTION Fortune favors the prepared, whether you’re protecting your family while out on the streets or guarding your home. The sensible, real-world tips on concealed carry and personal protection in this book could save your life. COMPETITION Insider tips from top competitors guide you through hands-on pistol, revolver, precision rifle, AR, and action shotgun drills and techniques you can apply anywhere you shoot.

The Ultimate Backcountry Survival Manual

Author: Aram Von Benedikt
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1681880466
Size: 57.14 MB
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When it’s you against the wilderness, you need to be prepared for whatever life can throw at you. Whether you’re planning to hike the Pacific Crest Trail or camping off the beaten path in your nearby state park, being out in the wild comes with inherent risks. From the everyday disruptions to the extreme circumstances, the Total Backcountry Survival Manual has you covered. With high-quality design, intricate detail, and a durable flexicover—this manual is the perfect gift! While you’re heading into a world of fun and adventure, you’re heading into a world of possible trouble - if you’re not prepared. Luckily the experienced backcountry trekkers, guides, and sportsmen at Outdoor Life are here to get you through any outdoor endeavor. Prepare and Plan From those fishing weekends sleeping under the stars to the hike of a lifetime, preparation is important. Crucial tips for map reading and how to properly pack all your gear, accompany the like of the gear guide and important hydration information. Trail Threats How to get by a damaged section of the trail, deal with mountain lions and coyotes, injury prevention and more. Camp and Eat Responsibly To spotting a good camping site off the trail, to getting sustenance that’s safe to eat, to controlling a campfire – find all the practical skills you need to (literally) live on the trail. How to Make it out Alive Put simply, how to get out of there when everything goes wrong. Find these top tips and more in the Total Backcountry Survival Manual, all brought to you by the professionals who have been there - and made it out alive.

Us Army Survival Manual Fm 21 76

Author: United States Department of Defense
Publisher: Ravenio Books
ISBN:
Size: 69.70 MB
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This survival manual is organized as follows: Chapter 1. Introduction Survival Actions Pattern for Survival Chapter 2. Psychology of Survival A Look at Stress Natural Reactions Preparing Yourself Chapter 3. Survival Planning and Survival Kits Importance of Planning Survival Kits Chapter 4. Basic Survival Medicine Requirements for Maintenance of Health Medical Emergencies Lifesaving Steps Bone and Joint Injury Bites and Stings Wounds Environmental Injuries Herbal Medicines Chapter 5. Shelters Shelter Site Selection Types of Shelters Chapter 6. Water Procurement Water Sources Still Construction Water Purification Water Filtration Devices Chapter 7. Firecraft Basic Fire Principles Site Selection and Preparation Fire Material Selection How to Build a Fire How to Light a Fire Chapter 8. Food Procurement Animals for Food Traps and Snares Killing Devices Fishing Devices Preparation of Fish and Game for Cooking and Storage Chapter 9. Survival Use of Plants Edibility of Plants Plants for Medicine Miscellaneous Uses of Plants Chapter 10. Poisonous Plants How Plants Poison All About Plants Rules for Avoiding Poisonous Plants Contact Dermatitis Ingestion Poisoning Chapter 11. Dangerous Animals Insects and Arachnids Leeches Bats Poisonous Snakes Dangerous Lizards Dangers in Rivers Dangers in Bays and Estuaries Saltwater Dangers Chapter 12. Field-Expedient Weapons, Tools, and Equipment Clubs Edged Weapons Other Expedient Weapons Lashing and Cordage Rucksack Construction Clothing and Insulation Cooking and Eating Utensils Chapter 13. Desert Survival Terrain Environmental Factors Need for Water Heat Casualties Precautions Desert Hazards Chapter 14. Tropical Survival Tropical Weather Jungle Types Travel Through Jungle Areas Immediate Considerations Water Procurement Food Poisonous Plants Chapter 15. Cold Weather Survival Cold Regions and Locations Windchill Basic Principles of Cold Weather Survival Hygiene Medical Aspects Cold Injuries Shelters Fire Water Food Travel Weather Signs Chapter 16. Sea Survival The Open Sea Seashores Chapter 17. Expedient Water Crossings Rivers and Streams Rapids Rafts Flotation Devices Other Water Obstacles Vegetation Obstacles Chapter 18. Field-Expedient Direction Finding Using the Sun and Shadows Using the Moon Using the Stars Making Improvised Compasses Other Means of Determining Direction Chapter 19. Signaling Techniques Application Means for Signaling Codes and Signals Aircraft Vectoring Procedures Chapter 20. Survival Movement in Hostile Areas Phases of Planning Execution Return to Friendly Control Chapter 21. Camouflage Personal Camouflage Methods of Stalking Chapter 22. Contact With People Contact With Local People The Survivor’s Behavior Changes to Political Allegiance Chapter 23. Survival in Man-Made Hazards The Nuclear Environment Biological Environments Chemical Environments