Category: Survivalism

  • Sands of the Scorpion (Mission: Survival, Book 3)

    By Bear Grylls

    Misplaced amid the desolate tract sands! while Beck Granger and his good friend, Peter, sign up for Beck's Uncle Al for a vacation in Africa, they aren't watching for to discover themselves stranded within the Sahara wilderness. but if they bump into a smuggling ring and feature to bail out of a airplane over the wilderness, Beck is aware their possibilities of survival are slender. by some means they need to locate their as far back as civilisation, yet there are snakes, scorpions and the cruel rays of the sunlight to beat first! it is a gripping African event full of genuine survival info and risks at each turn!
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  • Rescue of the Bounty: Disaster and Survival in Superstorm Sandy

    By Michael J. Tougias

    From the writer of the autumn 2015 Disney motion picture The most interesting Hours, the “thrilling and completely paced” (Booklist) tale of the sinking and rescue of Bounty—the tall send utilized in the vintage 1962 motion picture Mutiny at the Bounty—which used to be stuck within the direction of storm Sandy with 16 aboard.

    On Thursday, October 25, 2012, Captain Robin Walbridge made the fateful determination to sail Bounty from New London, Connecticut, to St. Petersburg, Florida. Walbridge knew typhoon used to be forecast, but he was resolute to sail. The captain advised the team that anybody may depart the send earlier than it sailed. nobody took the captain up on his offer.

    Four days into the voyage, Superstorm Sandy made a nearly direct hit at the send. a number of hours later, the send all of sudden overturned 90 miles off the North Carolina coast within the “Graveyard of the Atlantic,” sending the workforce tumbling into an ocean packed with towering thirty-foot waves. The coast protect then introduced the most advanced and big rescues in its history.

    In the uproar heard throughout American media within the days following, a unmarried query persevered: Why did the captain choose to sail? via 1000's of hours of interviews with the staff contributors and the coast safeguard, Michael J. Tougias and Douglas A. Campbell create an in-depth portrait of the enigmatic Captain Walbridge, his motivations, and what actually happened aboard Bounty in the course of these terrifying days at sea. “A white-knuckled, tragic event” (Richmond Times-Dispatch), Rescue of the Bounty is an unforgettable story in regards to the brutality of nature and the human will to outlive.
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  • The Modern Survival Retreat

    By Ragnar Benson

    Smooth retreaters have a brand new enemy to worry - our personal govt. during this significant other to the vintage publication The Survival Retreat, Ragnar solutions such important questions as the best way to establish precisely who threatens your freedom, whilst to occupy your retreat and the way to struggle the govt while it is going hard-core opposed to you.
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  • Brian's Winter

    By Gary Paulsen

    In Hatchet, 13-year-old Brian Robeson realized to outlive by myself within the Canadian desolate tract, armed basically along with his hatchet. He was once rescued on the finish of the summer season. Brian's Winterbegins the place Hatchet may need ended: Brian isn't really rescued, yet needs to construct on his survival abilities to stand his deadliest enemy--a northern winter.


    From the Hardcover edition.
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  • Ultimate Guide to Wilderness Living: Surviving with Nothing But Your Bare Hands and What You Find in the Woods

    By John McPherson

    EVERYTHING there's to grasp approximately SURVIVING within the WILD

    “During my first years of studying survival I took a path in survival and primitive earth abilities taught via John and Geri McPherson. i used to be interested in their unimaginable ardour and their intrinsic figuring out of survival. Their teachings took me from knowing simple abilities to a full-blown love for the traditional applied sciences that people constructed to outlive. John and Geri are the genuine deal. They don’t simply train these items, they stay it. I enjoyed the adventure with them rather a lot I got here again a moment time many years later. Now that i've got traveled the area as Survivorman—experiencing and filming survival in each environment there is—I can relax and watch my exhibits and notice John and Geri’s teachings peek via in each scenario. i've been capable of comprehend survival due to John and Geri, and will hugely suggest this book.”
    --Les Stroud, AKA Survivorman

    Packed with in-depth guideline and pictures, Ultimate advisor to wasteland Living teaches you the talents have to live on and stay within the wild utilizing purely these issues present in the woods. find out how to:

    •Ignite a fireplace with a two-stick hand drill

    •Erect transitority and semi-permanent
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  • The Global Warming Survival Kit: The Must-have Guide to Overcoming Extreme Weather, Power Cuts, Food Shortages and Other Climate Change Disasters

    By Brian Clegg

    Weather swap is upon us. Make no mistake: failures corresponding to storm Katrina are the top of a quickly melting iceberg. whereas we needs to nonetheless press our governments to do so to mitigate the main severe results of world warming, it's now past doubt that prevention are not sufficient. We essentially have to plan for the worst. yet strong recommendation is difficult to return via - previously. the worldwide Warming Survival package contains: - the place to stay to reduce the effect of weather switch. - the best way to get drinkable water whilst the faucets run dry. - What to devour to stick alive on the town and nation. - crucial survival apparatus to maintain prepared. we will be able to all wish that the worst situation won't take place - yet it's more straightforward to be safe in that desire when you are ready.
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  • The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Man Skills

    By Joshua Piven

    Following the luck of The entire Worst-Case state of affairs Survival Handbook (more than 150,000 copies sold!), this ruggedly good-looking hardcover assortment brings jointly new and vintage suggestion from Worst-Case specialists to assist readers grasp the manly artsfrom wrestling an alligator to calming a crying baby to extinguishing backyardbarbeque fireswith the entire contents absolutely searchable on an accompanying CD.
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  • SAS Survival Handbook: The Ultimate Guide to Surviving Anywhere

    A brand new and entirely up to date version of the unique, bestselling survival instruction manual. Written by means of ex-SAS survival professional John 'Lofty' Wiseman, this ebook presents the main trustworthy, authoritative and revered survival details out there. the unique survival guide - the alternative of either survival specialist and beginner, this booklet is the overseas bestseller which within the two decades because it was once first released has been usually imitated yet by no means bettered. John 'Lofty' Wiseman served within the SAS for 26 years: his wisdom, event and abilities are unrivalled in survival circles. he's the 1st and most sensible specialist on survival guide - in any state of affairs. during this totally up-to-date variation, Lofty imparts his a lot sought-after survival adventure, wisdom and undying thoughts - getting ready you for whatever, at any place on the planet. up to date contents comprise: Be ready - the most recent, so much resilient, innovative and green must-have equipment at the movement - up to date navigation applied sciences similar to GPS are mentioned and defined well-being - The body's body structure defined: the right way to maximise survival whilst injured or in any weather, on land or at sea. catastrophe Survival- Increasingly-changing environmental stipulations are addressed: what to do within the face of flash flooding or fast-spreading hearth worry administration - the right way to react, continue calm, and deal with adverse environments and survival scenario Navigation - abilities, applied sciences and methods to exploit whilst making your manner via unusual terrain additionally that includes new case stories and survival situations, designed to provide attention-grabbing perception into different people's survival studies and to strength you to contemplate what you are going to do of their place.
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