The Survival Handbook: Essential Skills for Outdoor Adventure

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DK, 2012 - Reference - 319 pages

From planning an expedition, to packing essential kits, to discovering what to do on a trail, The Survival Handbook is an invaluable tool when you're in the great outdoors.

Among a myriad of outdoor skills, it teaches readers how to make shelters, find water, and spot, catch, and cook wild food. And if there's an emergency, it shows which essential first-aid techniques to use when, how to mount a rescue, and even how to get yourself found. Now in Paperback!

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About the author (2012)

Colin Towell joined the Royal Navy in 1977 and later qualified as a Combat Survival Instructor with 22 Regiment SAS. He has taught survival skills to the UK and USA Army, Navy, Marines, and Air Force, has served as the Royal Navy's Chief Survival Instructor, and was Chief Instructor at the US Navy SERE School for three years. He is the author of Essential Survival Skills and The Survival Handbook.

DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world's leading illustrated reference publisher and part of Penguin Random House, formed on July 1, 2013. DK publishes highly visual, photographic nonfiction for adults and children, and produces content for consumers in more than 87 countries and 62 languages, with offices in Delhi, London, Melbourne, Munich, New York, and Toronto. DK's aim is to inform, enrich, and entertain readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach. DK brings unrivaled clarity to a wide range of topics with a unique combination of words and pictures, put together to spectacular effect. It has a reputation for innovation in design for both print and digital products. DK's adult range spans travel--including the award-winning DK Eyewitness Travel Guides--history, science, nature, sport, gardening, cookery, and parenting. DK's extensive children's list showcases a fantastic store of information for children, toddlers, and babies. DK covers everything from animals and the human body, to homework help and craft activities, together with an impressive list of licensing titles, including the bestselling LEGO books. DK acts as the parent company for Alpha Books, publisher of the Idiot's Guides series.

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