How to Stay Alive

The Ultimate Survival Guide for Any Situation

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Author: Bear Grylls

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 0062857126

Category: Reference

Page: 448

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In the spirit of the multi-million copy bestselling SAS Survival Handbook comes the ultimate survival guide for the 21st century, from world-famous adventurer and former SAS soldier Bear Grylls. For more than a decade, Bear Grylls has introduced TV viewers to the most dramatic wilderness survival situations, through his hit shows such as Man Vs. Wild. Now, with How to Stay Alive, Bear brings readers inside the wide variety of vital survival tactics he utilizes all the time, from basic everyday skills like avoiding blisters, to once-in-a-lifetime events like surviving a kidnapping. Opening with the basic survival skills—assembling your survival kit, making a fire, building a shelter—and then moving on to more specific survival events, such as escapes, dealing with harsh terrain, and medical emergencies, Grylls is a sure guide for any type of disaster situation. Along the way we learn how to: survive in a life raft; land a helicopter in an emergency; treat hypothermia and frostbite; escape from quicksand; and numerous other essential, fascinating tips. For serious outdoorspeople, weekend warriors, and even couch potatoes looking for a vicarious thrill, How to Stay Alive is an invaluable guide. Featuring numerous illustrations and diagrams throughout to accompany the text, How to Stay Alive will be the definitive outdoor survival tome for years to come.

How to Stay Alive

The Ultimate Survival Guide for Any Situation

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Author: Bear Grylls

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1448127254

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 448

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The ultimate survival guide from the world’s leading survival expert. Nobody knows survival like Bear Grylls. There is a barely a terrain he hasn’t conquered or an extreme environment he hasn’t experienced. Over the years — from his time in 21 SAS, through to his extraordinary expeditions climbing (and paragliding over) Everest, travelling through the Arctic's treacherous Northwest Passage, crossing the world’s oceans and taking part in adventures to the toughest corners of each of the seven continents — Bear has accumulated an astonishing wealth of survival knowledge. Now, for the first time, he is putting all his expertise into one book. How To Stay Alive will teach you: - How to survive a bear attack - How to fly a plane in an emergency - How to make fire from virtually nothing - How to drive off-road - How to navigate using the stars - How to administer first-aid - How to escape a burning building - How to survive the most extreme conditions And dozens of other essential skills to survive the modern world.

How to Stay Alive

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Author: Bear Grylls

Publisher: Bantam Press

ISBN: 9780593071076

Category:

Page: 320

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The ultimate survival guide from the world's leading survival expert. Nobody knows survival like Bear Grylls. There is a barely a terrain he hasn't conquered or an extreme environment he hasn't experienced. Over the years - from his time in 21 SAS, through to his extraordinary expeditions climbing (and paragliding over) Everest, travelling through the Arctic's treacherous Northwest Passage, crossing the world's oceans and taking part in adventures to the toughest corners of each of the seven continents - Bear has accumulated an astonishing wealth of survival knowledge. Now, for the first time, he is putting all his expertise into one book. How To Stay Alive will teach you- - How to survive a bear attack - How to fly a plane in an emergency - How to make fire from virtually nothing - How to drive off-road - How to navigate using the stars - How to administer first-aid - How to escape a burning building - How to survive the most extreme conditions And dozens of other essential skills to survive the modern world.

Living off the Country

How to Stay Alive in the Woods

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Author: Bradford Angier

Publisher: Stackpole Books

ISBN: 0811766322

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 250

View: 9792

Living off the Country changes the risk of moving around in the outdoors into trouble-free times…offering take-along tips for finding free appetite fillers, thirst quenchers, weapons and warmth in all kinds of situations. In a clear and understandable way, brad Angier provides a harvest of handy, helpful hints about the necessities of life…where to look for the natural-growing supply of edible, unusual, taste-tickling plants, bushes, and fruit; make-shift but sure-fire ways to catch fish; easy ways to utensil-less cooking; building and using first to the best advantages; constructing off-beat shelters handily; best ways to conserve and use available clothing; what to do about finding your way; backwoods medicine for emergencies…and much more to satisfy man’s need to stay alive in the woods. For any kind of timber trek, pack Living Off the Country with other survival gear. Nature Magazine advises “if you’re planning any wilderness adventure, you would do well to get acquainted with the valuable information in this book.”

A Survival Guide for Life

How to Achieve Your Goals, Thrive in Adversity, and Grow in Character

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Author: Bear Grylls

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0062271970

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 288

View: 8731

From the world-famous survival expert,learn how to make everyday an unforgettable adventure Life in the outdoors teaches us invaluable lessons. Encountering the wild forces us to plan and execute goals, face danger, push our "limits," and sharpen our instincts. But our most important adventures don't always happen in nature's extremes. Living a purpose-driven, meaningful life can often be an even greater challenge. . . . In A Survival Guide for Life, Bear Grylls, globally renowned adventurer and television host, shares the hard-earned wisdom he's gained in the harshest environments on earth, from the summit of Mt. Everest to the boot camps of the British Special Forces: What are the most important skills to learn if you really want to achieve your maximum potential? How do you keep going when all the oddsare stacked against you? How can you motivate a team to follow youin spite of apparent risks? Filled with exclusive, never-before-told tales from Bear's globe-trekking expeditions, A Survival Guide for Life teaches every reader—no matter your age or experience—that we're all capable of living life more boldly, of achieving our most daring dreams, and of having more fun along the way. Here's to your own great adventure!

To My Sons

Lessons for the Wild Adventure Called Life

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Author: Bear Grylls

Publisher: David C Cook

ISBN: 0781408016

Category: Religion

Page: 128

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This humorously illustrated book is a collection of wisdom that renowned adventurer Bear Grylls wants to share with his sons about the risks, tumbles, and victories of a well-lived life. Mountain climber, world-record holder, and internationally known television personality Grylls knows a thing or two about adventure. The greatest adventure he's experienced, though, is raising his three boys. In To My Sons, Grylls shares the quotes, Scripture verses, and spiritual wisdom he has learned through the literal ups and downs of an exciting life. Featuring cartoons from well-known sketch artist Charlie Mackesy, this book is a poignant primer for boys and men of all ages.

How to Survive Anything

From Animal Attacks to the end of the world (and everything in between)

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Author: Tim MacWelch

Publisher: Weldon Owen

ISBN: 1681880016

Category: Reference

Page: 284

View: 506

When the tornado strikes, when the solar flares blaze, when the zombies rise . . . what are you going to do? So many possible disasters, so little time to prepare. The end could be coming any day now, and you’ve got to be ready for the everyday threats such as an earthquake or hurricane, as well as those “well I didn’t see that coming” eventualities like a meteor strike or a killer virus. This all-purpose A to Z guide lays out the survival situations we’re all likely to face . . . and a few you really probably won’t. How to Survive Anything deftly balances the survival basics that you really do need to know with the wild and crazy eventualities that you probably don’t. But, on the other hand, who do you want in your bunker? The guy who read up on coping with a total grid failure or the one who didn’t? Author Tim MacWelch lead survival classes and is th author of the bestselling Prepare for Anything Survival Manual and the Hunting and Gathering Survival Manual. He's the guy you want on you side when it all goes down, and having his book is the next best thing.

SEAL Survival Guide

A Navy SEAL's Secrets to Surviving Any Disaster

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Author: Cade Courtley

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1451690290

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 344

View: 5561

A former Navy SEAL provides step-by-step instructions in preparing oneself to survive any disaster, from earthquakes and shipwrecks to terrorist attacks, viral pandemics, and nuclear attack.

The Zombie Survival Guide

Complete Protection from the Living Dead

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Author: Max Brooks

Publisher: Broadway Books

ISBN: 1400049628

Category: Humor

Page: 254

View: 7440

An illustrated, comprehensive guide to surviving an attack by hordes of the predatory undead explains zombie physiology and behavior, the most effective weaponry and defense strategies, how to outfit one's home for a long siege, and how to survive in any territory or terrain. Original. 35,000 first printing.

How to Survive on a Deserted Island

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Author: Tim O'Shei,Al Siebert

Publisher: Capstone

ISBN: 1429622822

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 4347

"Describes tips on how to survive on a deserted island"--Provided by publisher.

Man vs. Wild

Survival Techniques from the Most Dangerous Places on Earth

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Author: Bear Grylls

Publisher: Hyperion

ISBN: 9781401322939

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 256

View: 8815

In Man vs. Wild, Bear Grylls demonstrates all manner of survival techniques when faced with nature's extremes--from crossing piranha-infested rivers to fighting off grizzly bears. He shows us how, armed with the correct know-how and a determination to stay alive, all of us have the potential to beat the elements in even the bleakest of situations. Bear Grylls is the ultimate modern-day adventurer. He spent three years with the British Special Forces (21 SAS), only leaving when a near-fatal parachuting accident broke his back in three places. Just two years later, Grylls followed his childhood dream and became one of the youngest climbers ever to reach the summit of Mount Everest. He is the host of the Discovery Channel series Man vs. Wild, where viewers tune in to watch Grylls show what it takes to find your way out of the most inhospitable places on earth with little more than the clothes on your back. Now, in his book, he shows his millions of fans worldwide how to do what he does in an utterly entertaining crash course in surviving every kind of hard ecosystem--mountain, sub-zero terrain, jungle, desert, and the sea. Grylls takes readers on a journey to the corners of the earth and recreates disaster scenarios such as being stranded on a desert island or lost in the snowy Arctic. Perfect for armchair adventurers and extreme sports buffs alike, Man vs. Wild is destined to become a classic in adventure literature. Prepare to learn how to ...Snack on maggotsDig yourself a shelter from the snowSuck the fluid from fish eyeballsSkin a snake and eat itUse your own urine to cool yourself downLive without your cell phone "When disaster strikes and we find ourselves alone in an unknown and hostile environment, why do some people survive and others perish Almost all of the most extraordinary tales of survival seem to involve an indefinable Ingredient X, which can only be understood as having its source in that mysterious entity, the `human spirit.'" --Bear Grylls, Man vs. Wild

When All Hell Breaks Loose

Stuff You Need to Survive When Disaster Strikes

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Author: Cody Lundin

Publisher: Gibbs Smith

ISBN: 9781423611585

Category: Self-Help

Page: 450

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Survival expert Cody Lundin's new book, When All Hell Breaks Loose: Stuff You Need To Survive When Disaster Strikes is what every family needs to prepare and educate themselves about survival psychology and the skills necessary to negotiate a disaster whether you are at home, in the office, or in your car.

SAS Survival Handbook, Third Edition

The Ultimate Guide to Surviving Anywhere

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Author: John 'Lofty' Wiseman

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0062386719

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 672

View: 5630

The ultimate guide to surviving anywhere, now updated with more than 100 pages of additional material, including a new chapter on urban survival "A classic outdoor manual [that] addresses every conceivable disaster scenario. Don’t leave home without it”--Outside magazine Revised to reflect the latest in survival knowledge and technology, and covering new topics such as urban survival and terrorism, the multimillion-copy worldwide bestseller SAS Survival Handbook by John "Lofty" Wiseman is the definitive resource for all campers, hikers, and outdoor adventurers. From basic campcraft and navigation to fear management and strategies for coping with any type of disaster, this complete course includes: Being prepared: Understanding basic survival skills, like reading the weather, and preparation essentials, such as a pocket survival kit. Making camp: Finding the best location, constructing the appropriate shelter, organizing camp, staying warm, and creating tools. Food: What to eat, what to avoid, where to find it, and how to prepare it. First aid: A comprehensive course in emergency/wilderness medicine, including how to maximize survival in any climate or when injured. Disaster survival: How to react in the face of natural disasters and hostile situations—and how to survive if all services and supplies are cut off. Self-defense: Arming yourself with basic hand-to-hand combat techniques. Security: Protecting your family and property from intrusion, break-ins, and theft. Climate & terrain: Overcoming any location, from the tropics to the poles, from the desert to the mountains and sea.

How to Stay Alive

The Ultimate Survival Guide for Any Situation

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Author: BEAR. GRYLLS GRYLLS (BEAR.)

Publisher: Corgi

ISBN: 9780552168793

Category:

Page: 320

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The ultimate survival guide from the world's leading survival expert. Nobody knows survival like Bear Grylls. There is a barely a terrain he hasn't conquered or an extreme environment he hasn't experienced. Over the years -- from his time in 21 SAS, through to his extraordinary expeditions climbing (and paragliding over) Everest, travelling through the Arctic's treacherous Northwest Passage, crossing the world's oceans and taking part in expeditions to the toughest corners of each of the seven continents -- Bear has accumulated an astonishing wealth of survival knowledge. Now, for the first time, he is putting all his expertise into one book. How To Stay Alive will teach you: - How to survive a bear attack - How to fly a plane in an emergency - How to make fire from virtually nothing - How to drive off-road - How to navigate using the stars - How to administer first-aid - How to escape a burning building - How to survive the most extreme conditions And dozens of other essential skills to survive the modern world.

SAS Survival Guide 2E (Collins Gem)

For any climate, for any situation

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Author: John 'Lofty' Wiseman

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0061992860

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 384

View: 9205

Includes new case studies and survival scenarios The experts' survival techniques, based on John 'Lofty' Wiseman's 26 years in the SAS Practical, easy-to-follow advice with diagrams and color illustrations *Visit the Apple iTunes store to be fully equipped with the SAS Survival Guide iPhone App.

The Ultimate Survival Manual (Outdoor Life Extreme Edition)

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Author: Rich Johnson

Publisher: Weldon Owen

ISBN: 9781681880433

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 272

View: 1898

Get ready, get set, SURVIVE! This updated and extreme edition of the popular, bestselling 2012 title is what you need if you want to protect your family, save yourself, and prevail over any danger. With the most up-to-date tips and the expert advice from the professionals at Outdoor Life magazine, The Ultimate Survival Manual is your comprehensive guide to surviving everything. With high-quality design, intricate detail, and a durable flexicover—this manual is the perfect gift! You're lost in the woods without food or water. Confronted by an armed assailant in the dead of night. Forced to outrun a deadly tornado. Don't worry - The Ultimate Survival Manual has you covered. Rich Johnson and the experts at Outdoor Life are the people that have been there and survived that; with the revised Ultimate Survival Manual they bring you all the information you need to do the same. Out in the Wild From navigating with a compass, to fending off a cougar, to prevailing over pirates, learn to survive in the forests, deserts, and oceans like an expert outdoorsman. During a Disaster Whether it's a towering tsunami or a blazing wildfire, bad things happen every day. Know what to do when the going gets tough. In an Urban Crisis Arm yourself with the latest self-defense moves, weapon tips, and home-protection tactics, plus crucial strategies for handling bad guys and bad situations at home and abroad. This revised and expanded edition ventures farther into deeper, scarier, and stranger places in search of the ultimate survival information. Packed with the hands (and feet, and teeth) –on tips, this go-to-survival guide will help you prevail over the worst that the world has to offer.

The Wilderness Survival Guide

The Practical Skills You Need for the Great Outdoors

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Author: Joe O'Leary

Publisher: Watkins Media Limited

ISBN: 1780282354

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 244

View: 8684

A realistic approach to survival training and bushcraft from one of the country's top survival skills teachers - learn the techniques and confidence to fend for yourself in any situation.

Safe: How to stay safe in a dangerous world

Survival techniques for everyday life from an SAS hero

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Author: Chris Ryan

Publisher: Coronet

ISBN: 9781473664340

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 304

View: 2367

In 2016, Chris Ryan's family was targeted by a terrorist cell. He didn't know who they were, or where they might strike. All he knew was that he wanted to keep his family safe. In SAFE, Chris Ryan has compiled all the personal security expertise he acquired during his time serving with the Regiment - he was awarded the military medal for his quick-thinking and survival instincts. He reveals the skills that kept him safe working undercover in Northern Ireland, on the dangerous streets of central Africa and in the war zones of the Middle East. He explains how civilians can employ these techniques to keep themselves: · Safe on the streets and in their vehicles · Safe in a fight or in the midst of a terror incident · Safe on aircraft or in hostage situations · Safe from cyber attacks · Safe in riots · Safe from sexual predators and much more. Chris Ryan analyses real-life incidents, such as the Manchester Arena bombing, the London Bridge terror attack and the Tunisian beach shootings, and explains how ordinary people should act if they find themselves in similar scenarios. And he reveals fascinating stories, never before told, about life in the Regiment and the dangers faced by SAS soldiers. In a world of ever-present, ever-changing threats, this is a book that will empower you to take personal responsibility for your own security.

How to Survive on a Desert Island

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Author: Jim Pipe

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 1448880297

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 6119

Being stranded on a desert island is a relatively common theme in tales. However, this book teaches readers what to do if they are ever actually in such a situation. Informative text and real life stories demonstrate how to survive being trapped on an island in the middle of the ocean.