Living Wild: The Ultimate Guide to Scouting and Fieldcraft

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Channel 4, 2010 - Wilderness survival - 256 pages
"Bear Grylls shares the secrets of his years of fieldcraft in the ultimate guide to how to live outdoors. Learn about- Hidden Dangers - What to look out for; the pitfalls that the seasoned field professional would know to avoid, because danger rarely announces its presence. Bear s Secret Scouting Tips - Advice that only someone who has spent extended periods of time living in the wild can offer lessons learnt the hard way! Real-life Camp-Fire Stories - Short tales, mostly from Special Forces soldiers and past and present explorers, which illustrate the importance of learning from others mistakes and good fortunes! Training Exercises - Ways of getting your skills up to scratch before going out into the field. Train hard, fight easy. Improvising in the Field - Sometimes you don t have the right tools with you. What to do when this happens necessity is the mother of all invention! It's all here, from how to pack the right gear for a trip into the wild, how to read a map properly and how to navigate the natural way. What to eat and how to build a fire to cook it. The only other thing you will need is this book!"

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About the author (2010)

Bear Grylls served for three years with the British Special Forces - 21 SAS. He is a world-record-breaking adventurer, a bestselling author and one of the world's most sought-after motivational speakers. Bear's prime-time adventure tv series reaches over a bilion viewers worldwide in over 150 countries. He was recently awarded an honorary commission as a Lieutenant-Commander in the Royal Navy for his endeavours with both adventure and charity. He is married to Shara and they have three sons, Jesse, Marmaduke and Huckleberry.

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