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Wilderness Survival For Dummies

ISBN: 978-0-470-54231-6
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480 pages
June 2009
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Introduction.

Part I: Stayin’ Alive: Basic Wilderness Survival Principles.

Chapter 1: Surviving the Wilderness.

Chapter 2: Preparing Yourself for a Survival Situation.

Chapter 3: The Psychology of Survival: Gaining the Upper Hand.

Chapter 4: Survival Style: Keeping Warm or Cool.

Chapter 5: Making Fire in the Wilderness.

Chapter 6: Home, Sweet Hut: Survival Shelters.

Chapter 7: Liquid Capital: Finding Drinking Water.

Chapter 8: Gathering and Hunting to Stay Alive in the Wilderness.

Part II: Eyeing Advanced Survival Techniques.

Chapter 9: Finding Your Way with Tools: Basic Wilderness Navigation.

Chapter 10: Looking Up to the Skies: Celestial Navigation.

Chapter 11: Trekking over Land.

Chapter 12: Signaling for Rescue.

Chapter 13: Administering First Aid.

Chapter 14: Survive or Thrive? Advanced Methods and Tools.

Part III: Surviving in Extreme Land Environments.

Chapter 15: Special Considerations for Forests and Jungles.

Chapter 16: The Big Chill: Enduring in Snowy Places.

Chapter 17: Staying Alive under the Sun.

Part IV: Surviving on the Seas, Oceans, and Great Lakes.

Chapter 18: Staying Afloat and Warm.

Chapter 19: The Great Drift: Aboard Life Rafts and Disabled Vessels.

Chapter 20: Food and Drink at Sea.

Chapter 21: Emergency Travel and Navigation at Sea.

Chapter 22: First Aid on the Water.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 23: Ten Ways to Practice Wilderness Survival Skills.

Chapter 24: Ten Quick Escapes.

Index.

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