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Stay Alive! Survival Skills You Need

By John D. McCann

Stay Alive

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 Stay Alive! 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 survival 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 · Shelter · Navigating your way back to safety · Knives & Tools · Water Collection & Purification · Food · Fire & Light · Signaling for help · First Aid

With more than 250 pages, 300 full-color photos, and a Foreword by Dave Canterbury (owner of the Pathfinder School and Co-Host of Discovery Channel's Dual Survival), Stay Alive! Survival Skills You Need provides clear, detailed solutions for surviving emergencies during adventure, sport and travel.

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23102 - Stay Alive! Survival Skills You Need - $22.00
23104 - Both - Stay Alive! Survival Skills You Need & Build the Perfect Survival Kit - 2nd Edition - $38.00

Build The Perfect Survival Kit

Build the Perfect Survival Kit - 2nd Edition

By John D. McCann

John D. McCann, is the author of the first book ever written exclusively on building survival kits. It was published by Krause Publication (now KP Books), April, 2005. It was so successful that the publisher asked that he do a 2nd, Expanded and Revised Edition. Well here it is; Revised and Expanded, with a new Forward by Christopher Nyerges. With major additions to the components section and new chapters on Cookware & Stoves, Modifying Your Gear, Everyday Carry & Get-Home Bags, and Evacuation Kits & Bug-Out Bags. The 2nd Edition is 30% larger than the original.

An emergency can arise at anytime. Now everyone from the average commuter to the risk-taking sportsman can benefit from a survival kit. Each kit is described with a list of components, a picture of the finished product, and a discussion of each component and its value.

The book advocates careful planning and building a personalized kit specifically tailored to each outing or possible emergency. Readers will learn about the nine component categories: Fire & Light, Signaling, Navigation, Water & Food, Shelter & Protection, Knives & Tools, Multi-purpose Items, and Miscellaneous Items.

Armed with the kit-building techniques found in this book, You Will Be Prepared To Survive!

Softcover, 256 Pages with over 375 photos.

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23101 - Build the Perfect Survival Kit - 2nd Edition - $18.00
23104 - Both - Build the Perfect Survival Kit - 2nd Edition & Stay Alive! Survival Skills You Need - $38.00

Build the Perfect Bug Out Bag

Build the Perfect Bug Out Bag

By Creek Stewart

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, and 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!

23612 - Build the Perfect Bug Out Bag - $16.00

Build the Perfect Bug Out Vehicle

Build the Perfect Bug Out Vehicle

By Creek Stewart

If an unexpected disaster forces you to suddenly evacuate from your home, is your vehicle equipped to drive you to safety? It will be if you follow the advice in this book. Build the Perfect Bug Out Vehicle shows you how to outfit any vehicle with equipment and survival gear that will help you quickly drive from ground zero to a safer location. Survival expert Creek Stewart, author of the best-selling Build the Perfect Bug Out Bag, details from start to finish everything you need to equip an everyday vehicle for a drive through and away from disaster-stricken areas—from survival supplies and storage solutions to off-road travel, communication, navigation, and security considerations.

You'll find: Practical and affordable Bug Out Vehicle equipment and principles that can be applied to any vehicle, even your everyday family car, Photos and explanations of every item you need for your vehicle, Resource lists to help you find and purchase gear, and you'll also find special considerations for bugging out using alternative modes of transportation including bicycles, boats, ATVS, motorcycles, horses, carts, aircraft and more. A disaster could strike your home at any moment. Don't be trapped in the devastating aftermath. Quickly transport yourself and your family to safety by building a Bug Out Vehicle today!

23613 - Build the Perfect Bug Out Vehicle - $17.00

Build the Perfect Bug Out Survival Skills

Build the Perfect Bug Out Survival Skills

By Creek Stewart

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 tools, Step-by-step photos that clearly illustrate complex techniques like knot tying, shelter construction, fire building and setting snares and traps, and Advanced knowledge that could save you and your family during a real emergency.

23614 - Build the Perfect Bug Out Survival Skills - $17.00

How To Survive Anywhere

How To Survive Anywhere

By Christopher Nyerges

This unique book addresses the basic survival skills needed to keep you alive and healthy in the woods, suburbs, and city. Each chapter focuses on a primary area of concern - water, fire, food, shelter, clothing, tools, and weapons - describing in detail practices applicable to all environments. This one-of-a-kind guide provides real solutions to life-threatening situations caused by natural or man-made disasters, as well as the challenges encountered by anyone who wants to live more independently from modern systems, for a few days or a life time. 288 pages, 183 B&W photos. Size: 8.25" x 5.5".

23110 - How To Survive Anywhere - $18.00

Outdoor Survival Skills

Outdoor Survival Skills

By Larry Dean Olsen

Outdoor Survival Skills was one of the first modern books published on wilderness survival with primitive skills. Larry Olsen has inspired thousands of people to reconnect with the past through these skills. The book covers all the basics: shelter, fire, water, plants for food and medicine, hunting, working with stone and bone, bow and arrow, atlatl and dart, cordage, weaving, rawhide and tanning. Thirty years after it was first published, Outdoor Survival Skills is still one of the best texts on the subject. 9" x 6" and 254 pages. Both B&W and color photos.

23107 - Outdoor Survival Skills - $16.50

Naked into the Wilderness - 1 Primitive Wilderness Living & Survival Skills

Naked into the Wilderness - 1
Primitive Wilderness Living & Survival Skills

By John & Geri McPherson

If you are wanting to learn the everyday skills that are required to live for an extended period in the wilderness, this is the book for you. With over 700 photos in 408 pages, Naked into the Wilderness is truly a training guide for real primitive living skills. This book was written for the express purpose of teaching the audience "how-to" accomplish the task at hand. The authors know of what they write. This is not a compilation of other author's works nor a rehashing and perpetuation of myths. The McPhersons not only know their stuff but also how to present it.

23108 - Naked Into the Wilderness - 1 - $24.00

 Naked into the Wilderness - 2  Primitive Wilderness Skills, Applied & Advanced

Naked into the Wilderness - 2
Primitive Wilderness Skills, Applied & Advanced

By John & Geri McPherson

This book is a follow-up to the first book (see above), Primitive Wilderness Living & Survival Skills. It is just what the title suggests, primitive skills and "how-to" apply them. An instructional book that goes beyond the first book with some firsts, some only's and lots of common sense. Hair-on brain tanning, making a dugout canoe, flintknapping, lighting, bone needles, ax hafting, quickie bows, water containers, making moccasins, and much, much more.

23112 - Naked Into the Wilderness - 2 - $24.00

 98.6 - The Art of Keeping Your Ass Alive

98.6 - The Art of Keeping Your Ass Alive

By Cody Lundin

This book is a nonstop thrill ride, jam-packed with common sense modern survival skills for the backcountry, the backyard, or the highway. Author, Cody Lundin, founder and director of the Aboriginal Living Skills School, shares his own brand or wilderness wisdom based on the unique principle of keeping the body's core temperature at a lively 98.6 degrees. Cody stresses that a human can live without food for weeks, and without water for several days. But if the body's core temperature dips much below or above 98.6 degrees, a person can literally die within hours. Together with illustrations and creative writing, this book is not only informative, but entertaining as well.

23106 - 98.6 - The Art of Keeping Your Ass Alive - $16.00

 Desert Survival Skills

Desert Survival Skills

By David Alloway

In simple, friendly language, enlivened with humor and stories from his own extensive experience, David Alloway offers a practical, comprehensive handbook for both short-term and long-term survival in the Chihuahuan and other North American deserts. The topics include Priorities of Desert Survival, survival kits, water, fire, shelter, aiding rescuers, expedient vehicle repairs and uses, plant resources, animal resources, expedient tools and weapons, weather hazards, desert hazards, first aid, sanitation, traveling and way-finding, and more. Desert Survival Skills is chock full with tips on staying alive. Alloway blends memorable tales with useful scientific facts.

23109 - Desert Survival Skills - $24.95

Bushcraft 101Bushcraft 101

A Field Guide to the Art of Wilderness Survival

By Dave Canterbury

 

 

The ultimate resource for experiencing the backcountry! Written by survivalist expert Dave Canterbury, Bushcraft 101 gets you ready for your next backcountry trip with advice on making the most of your time outdoors. Based on the 5Cs of Survivability--cutting tools, covering, combustion devices, containers, and cordages--this valuable guide offers only the most important survival skills to help you craft resources from your surroundings and truly experience the beauty and thrill of the wilderness. Inside, you'll also discover detailed information on: Choosing the right items for your kit, Manufacturing needed tools and supplies, Collecting and cooking food, and Protecting yourself from the elements.

23608 - Bushcraft 101- $16.00

Advanced Bushcraft

Advanced Bushcraft

An Expert Field Guide to the Art of Wilderness Survival

By Dave Canterbury

In this valuable guide, survivalist Dave Canterbury goes beyond bushcraft basics to teach you how to survive in the backcountry with little or no equipment. Using the foundation you learned in Bushcraft 101, Canterbury shows you how to completely immerse yourself in the wilderness with advanced bushcraft and woodcraft techniques. He covers crucial survival skills like tracking to help you get even closer to wildlife, crafting medicines from plants, and navigating without the use of a map or compass. He also offers ways to improvise and save money on bushcraft essentials like fire-starting tools and packs. With Canterbury's expert advice and guidance, you will learn how to forgo your equipment, make use of your surroundings, and truly enjoy the wilderness.

23609 - Advanced Bushcraft - $16.00

 Wilderness Survival - 2nd Edition

Wilderness Survival - 2nd Edition

By Gregory J. Davenport

With concise explanations and detailed illustrations, survival expert Gregory Davenport covers the five basic elements of survival, personal protection, signaling, finding food and water, travel, and health. It also includes complete information on how to stay calm and alive until rescue arrives. Completely updated with information on keeping yourself safe and healthy in the wilderness. A comprehensive, well organized, and use-friendly guide to staying alive in the back country. Measures 8-1/4" x 5-1/2" with 291 pages

23111 - Wilderness Survival - $19.95

 EMERGENCY SURVIVAL  A Pocket Guide

EMERGENCY SURVIVAL A Pocket Guide


This Emergency Survival Pocket Guide is ideal for a survival kit. It provides quick information for outdoor safety and survival to include Preparing for an emergency, essentials, a survival kit and first aid kit. A section on Surviving in the Wilderness includes general survival procedures, evacuation plans, signaling, procuring water, being lost, navigation, shelter, fire, procuring food and special climates. It also includes a large section on first aid. Measures 4" x 6" x 1/8" thick.

23103 - Emergency Survival Pocket Guide - $3.50

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