Survival Hacks

Author: Creek Stewart
Publisher: "F+W Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1440593345
Size: 41.39 MB
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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

Author: Creek Stewart
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1440593353
Size: 38.44 MB
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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

Author: Creek Stewart
Publisher: Betterway Books
ISBN: 1440318891
Size: 60.39 MB
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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

Author: Creek Stewart
Publisher: Betterway Books
ISBN: 1440328633
Size: 48.76 MB
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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.

365 Essential Survival Skills

Author: Creek Stewart
Publisher: "F+W Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1440247285
Size: 68.23 MB
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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

Poor Man S Wilderness Survival Kit

Author: James Ballou
Publisher: Prepper Press
ISBN:
Size: 55.11 MB
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You don’t need to spend hundreds of dollars on the latest and greatest emergency survival gear for your outdoor adventures when you can assemble a functional, well-stocked kit for little or no money! Best-selling preparedness author Jim Ballou shows you exactly how to do it with this guide to collecting no-nonsense, get-the-job-done-in-an-emergency gear and packaging it in self-contained, portable kits that are always ready to grab and go. Instead of expensive tents, sheath knives, sleeping bags, and other conventional outdoor gear, Jim focuses on compact, lightweight, and even disposable, use-once-and-discard emergency equipment, and all of it dirt cheap! Learn how to: - find standard survival kit components at the lowest prices - create a poor man's survival kit for free from common household items - collect or create your own edged tools, water containers, cookware, fire and shelter-making gear, and weapons for very little money - assemble a complete kit of new gear for under $10 Dozens of photos show examples of inexpensive but functional wilderness survival kits, as well as step-by-step instructions for creating your own poor man's gear. If you are a hiker, hunter, camper, preparedness type, homeless nomad, or other wilderness adventurer operating within a narrow budget, this book is for you!

Stay Alive

Author: John D. McCann
Publisher: Krause Publications
ISBN: 1440218323
Size: 59.67 MB
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Having a survival kit is not enough – You must know what to do with it! An emergency can arise at anytime, and everyone from the average commuter to the risk-taking sportsman can benefit from knowing basic survival skills. Armed with the techniques in Survival Skills You Need, you will be prepared to survive. Building on the essentials presented in his first book, Build the Perfect Survival Kit, author John D. McCann details the survivor mentality required to survive common emergencies, then goes on to explain the component skill categories that you must execute to stay alive, including: • Survival kits • Knives & tools • Fire • Shelter • Water • Signaling for help • Navigating your way to safety • Food • First aid With more than 300 full-color photos, Survival Skills You Need provides clear, detailed solutions for surviving emergencies during adventure, sport and travel.

The Ultimate Bushcraft Survival Manual

Author: Tim MacWelch
Publisher: Weldon Owen
ISBN: 1681883171
Size: 46.44 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

Essential Survival Gear

Author: James Morgan Ayres
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493015281
Size: 22.81 MB
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Disasters strike every day, but despite the best laid plans you may find yourself in one with only the clothes on your back and without a well packed first-aid kit. In Essential Survival Gear, J. Morgan Ayres explains in detail what you need to have when a dire emergency occurs, wherever you are, whoever you are. Ayres—a former Green Beret, martial arts master, and wilderness and urban survivalist—explains his four-layer concept (clothing, day bag, backpack, basic equipment and luxuries) and profiles and provides photos of a broad range of gear, with recommendations on what works best in what scenario—from cityscapes to wilderness and everywhere in between—and how to use it.

Build The Perfect Bug Out Survival Skills

Author: Creek Stewart
Publisher: "F+W Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1440340137
Size: 53.26 MB
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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