How to Stay Alive in the Woods

Author: Bradford Angier
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal
ISBN: 9781603762861
Release Date: 2012-03-20
Genre: Sports & Recreation

HOW TO STAY ALIVE IN THE WOODS is a practical, readable-and potentially indispensable-manual for anyone venturing into the great outdoors. Broken down into four essential sections, Sustenance, Warmth, Orientation and Safety, this enlightening guide reveals how to catch game without a gun, what plants to eat (full-color illustrations of these make identification simple), how to build a warm shelter, make clothing, protect yourself and signal for help. Detailed illustrations and expanded instructions, newly commissioned for this deluxe edition, offer crucial information at a glance, making How to Stay Alive in the Woods truly a lifesaver.

The Walking Dead The Official Cookbook and Survival Guide

Author: Lauren Wilson
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781683831792
Release Date: 2017-10-10
Genre: Cooking

Based on the hit AMC television series, this cookbook is packed with lifesaving tips and unique recipes inspired by The Walking Dead. The Walking Dead: The Official Cookbook and Survival Guide details the skills and recipes you need to survive (while avoiding being eaten) during a walker apocalypse. Inspired by the hit AMC television series, the book features recipes for meals featured on the show, plus food and drinks inspired by key characters and locations, along with expert information on foraging, hunting wild game, and outdoor cooking. Featuring familiar treats like Carl’s pudding, Carol Peletier’s baked goods, and Hershel’s spaghetti, this is the ultimate gift for fans and walker-wary survivalists alike.

How to Survive in the Woods

Author: Colvin Tonya Nyakundi
Publisher: Mendon Cottage Books
ISBN: 9781311852946
Release Date:
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Table of Contents Introduction Who Needs to Know How to Survive in the Woods What You Need In Order To Survive Deadly Animals to Avoid What to Do During the Day and Night Conclusion Author Bio Publisher Introduction The beautiful scenery and fresh and breathtaking views of forests makes them some of the best places to visit. There are countless number of attractive plant and animal species in forests and therefore most people are tempted to go deeper and deeper into the woods. When venturing into the forest, you might find yourself lost within a few hours of entering it. Unless you know your way out of the forest, you’ll be forced to spend a few days in the forest while waiting for help or trying to figure out how to get out. This means that the only way you can be alive and healthy when help arrives is by knowing how to survive in the forest. Unlike deserts and dry areas, forests are characterized by heavy rains and mud throughout the year. In Polar Regions, temperatures in the forest are always extremely low and may freeze you to death. With these harsh conditions, it is normally verydifficult to move around while in a forest. It is therefore up to you to make sure that you know how to survive in the woods while looking for your way out. Unlike in inhabited areas, it is quite difficult to send out a distress signal while in the middle of the forest. Calling for help might also be impossible because of poor or no cellphone network coverage in most parts of the forest. If you’re keen on coming out of the woods alive, you must never avoid knowing how to survive in it. The book “How to survive in the Woods” is equipped with everything you need to know in order to survive in the woods. Inside the book you’ll find step by step guidelines on what to do and what not to do so as to stay alive and healthy in the woods. By reading this book, you’ll know how to prepare for an excursion into the woods and also how to make sure that you don’t get lost in the forest. In case you get lost, the tips listed in this book will help you know how to find your way back home or call for help. By reading this book, you’ll also get to know where to get food and water while in the woods. This means that you won’t die of starvation if you read this book before going anywhere near a forest. Enjoy reading the book “How to survive in the Woods!!!”

How to Eat in the Woods

Author: Bradford Angier
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal
ISBN: 9780316353557
Release Date: 2016-03-15
Genre: Sports & Recreation

A comprehensive, practical, and reliable guide to finding food in the woods and living off the land, by respected wilderness survivalists. With text by wilderness survivalists, the information in How to Eat in the Woods is tried, trusted, and true. One of the most complete books written on the subject, this portable guide includes essential information on how to track, trap, kill, and prepare various types of animals; select bait, land fish, and clean and cook the catch; recognize edible plants, fruits, berries, and nuts; locate bird eggs; catch edible insects; and find potable water. Also included is information on building a fire and preparing food without utensils.

Into the Wild

Author: Jon Krakauer
Publisher: Anchor
ISBN: 0307476863
Release Date: 2009-09-22
Genre: Travel

In April 1992 a young man from a well-to-do family hitchhiked to Alaska and walked alone into the wilderness north of Mt. McKinley. His name was Christopher Johnson McCandless. He had given $25,000 in savings to charity, abandoned his car and most of his possessions, burned all the cash in his wallet, and invented a new life for himself. Four months later, his decomposed body was found by a moose hunter. How McCandless came to die is the unforgettable story of Into the Wild. Immediately after graduating from college in 1991, McCandless had roamed through the West and Southwest on a vision quest like those made by his heroes Jack London and John Muir. In the Mojave Desert he abandoned his car, stripped it of its license plates, and burned all of his cash. He would give himself a new name, Alexander Supertramp, and , unencumbered by money and belongings, he would be free to wallow in the raw, unfiltered experiences that nature presented. Craving a blank spot on the map, McCandless simply threw the maps away. Leaving behind his desperate parents and sister, he vanished into the wild. Jon Krakauer constructs a clarifying prism through which he reassembles the disquieting facts of McCandless's short life. Admitting an interst that borders on obsession, he searches for the clues to the dries and desires that propelled McCandless. Digging deeply, he takes an inherently compelling mystery and unravels the larger riddles it holds: the profound pull of the American wilderness on our imagination; the allure of high-risk activities to young men of a certain cast of mind; the complex, charged bond between fathers and sons. When McCandless's innocent mistakes turn out to be irreversible and fatal, he becomes the stuff of tabloid headlines and is dismissed for his naiveté, pretensions, and hubris. He is said to have had a death wish but wanting to die is a very different thing from being compelled to look over the edge. Krakauer brings McCandless's uncompromising pilgrimage out of the shadows, and the peril, adversity , and renunciation sought by this enigmatic young man are illuminated with a rare understanding--and not an ounce of sentimentality. Mesmerizing, heartbreaking, Into the Wild is a tour de force. The power and luminosity of Jon Krakauer's stoytelling blaze through every page. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Hatchet

Author: Gary Paulsen
Publisher: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books
ISBN: 1416948341
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Headed for Canada to visit his father for the first time since his parents' divorce, thirteen-year-old Brian is the sole survivor of a plane crash, with only the clothes he has on and a hatchet to help him live in the wilderness.

My Side of the Mountain

Author:
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780141312422
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

A young boy relates his adventures during the year he spends living alone in the Catskill Mountains including his struggle for survival, his dependence on nature, his animal friends, and his ultimate realization that he needs human companionship.

98 6 Degrees

Author: Cody Lundin
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com
ISBN: 9781459620537
Release Date: 2011-05-16
Genre:

If you breathe and have a pulse, you NEED this book. -Cody Lundin Cody Lundin, director of the Aboriginal Living Skills School in Prescott, Arizona, shares his own brand of wilderness wisdom in this highly anticipated new book on commonsense, modern survival skills for the backcountry, the backyard, or the highway. It is the ultimate book on how to stay alive-based on the principal of keeping the body's core temperature at a lively 98.6 degrees. In his entertaining and informative style, Cody stresses that a human can live without food for weeks, and without water for about three days or so. But if the body's core temperature dips much below or above the 98.6 degree mark, a person can literally die within hours. It is a concept that many don't take seriously or even consider, but knowing what to do to maintain a safe core temperature when lost in a blizzard or in the desert could save your life. Lundin delivers the message with wit, rebellious humor, and plenty of backcountry expertise. Cody Lundin and his Aboriginal Living Skills School have been featured in dozens of national and international media sources, including Dateline NBC, CBS News, USA Today, The Donny and Marie Show, and CBC Radio One in Canada, as well as on the cover of Backpacker magazine. When not teaching for his own school, he is an adjunct faculty member at Yavapai College and a faculty member at the Ecosa Institute. Cody is the only person in Arizona licensed to catch fish with his hands, and lives in a passive solar earth home sixty miles from Prescott, Arizona.

The Zombie Survival Guide

Author: Max Brooks
Publisher: Broadway Books
ISBN: 9781400049622
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Humor

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.

Hatchet

Author: Gary Paulsen
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781442403321
Release Date: 2009-08-25
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Celebrate the thirtieth anniversary of the Newbery Honor–winning survival novel Hatchet with a pocket-sized edition perfect for travelers to take along on their own adventures. This special anniversary edition includes a new introduction and commentary by author Gary Paulsen, pen-and-ink illustrations by Drew Willis, and a water resistant cover. Hatchet has also been nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read. Thirteen-year-old Brian Robeson, haunted by his secret knowledge of his mother’s infidelity, is traveling by single-engine plane to visit his father for the first time since the divorce. When the plane crashes, killing the pilot, the sole survivor is Brian. He is alone in the Canadian wilderness with nothing but his clothing, a tattered windbreaker, and the hatchet his mother had given him as a present. At first consumed by despair and self-pity, Brian slowly learns survival skills—how to make a shelter for himself, how to hunt and fish and forage for food, how to make a fire—and even finds the courage to start over from scratch when a tornado ravages his campsite. When Brian is finally rescued after fifty-four days in the wild, he emerges from his ordeal with new patience and maturity, and a greater understanding of himself and his parents.

SAS Survival Handbook

Author: John Wiseman
Publisher: Collins
ISBN: 0007595867
Release Date: 2014-11-03
Genre: Outdoor life

The ultimate guide to survival, this edition now includes the most essential urban survival tips for today, supplementing the fully updated original, bestselling handbook. With an added and up-to-date section on Urban Survival, ex-SAS survival expert John "Lofty" Wiseman classic guidance on how to survive on land, at sea, trekking in mountainous, desert or arctic regions, or in the midst of an unforeseen disaster, is now more thorough than ever. Including updated sections on mobile phones, mobile video and the internet, this new edition will be the only survival handbook you'll ever need. NEW CONTENTS INCLUDE: How to Save the Planet Poison and Chemical Hazards in the City Safety in the Office Terrorism and Self Defence

The Ladies Book of Etiquette and Manual of Politeness

Author: Florence Hartley
Publisher:
ISBN: NYPL:33433061705780
Release Date: 1872
Genre: Etiquette

The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, And Manual of Politeness: A Complete Handbook for the Use of the by Florence Hartley, first published in 1872, is a rare manuscript, the original residing in one of the great libraries of the world. This book is a reproduction of that original, which has been scanned and cleaned by state-of-the-art publishing tools for better readability and enhanced appreciation. Restoration Editors' mission is to bring long out of print manuscripts back to life. Some smudges, annotations or unclear text may still exist, due to permanent damage to the original work. We believe the literary significance of the text justifies offering this reproduction, allowing a new generation to appreciate it.

How to Live in the Woods on Pennies a Day

Author: Bradford Angier
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 9780811766319
Release Date: 2017-09-15
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Bradford Angier did it, and now shows how anyone—even today—can find free or cheap land, build a home, find food, preserve it, keep warm, find employment, and even get a mail-order education out where the land is beautiful, game and fish abound, and man can reduce life to its essentials or live in great comfort on nature’s credit card. Striking out for the northland is easy with this realistic look at the pros and cons of wilderness living and advice on where to write for specifics on transportation, local weather conditions, homesteading, and career opportunities. For a week or for years, food—and electric bills—are never a problem with instructions on building underground, running-stream, or river bank refrigerators. The food cache stays full with details on: Building a smoke house Making jerky, covered-wagon style Curing meat with salt and spices Curing bear hams and bacon Making wild game sausage Using bayberries for seasoning, candles, soap Building a log cabin is simple enough when a skilled woodsman explains how to: Peel, season, and preserve logs Lay out the floor plan Prepare the foundation Use pioneer ways of leveling, squaring Lift logs easily Make doors, windows, floor, roof Do the caulking and chinking Make basic furniture

The Willpower Instinct

Author: Kelly McGonigal
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101553732
Release Date: 2011-12-29
Genre: Psychology

Based on Stanford University psychologist Kelly McGonigal's wildly popular course "The Science of Willpower," The Willpower Instinct is the first book to explain the new science of self-control and how it can be harnessed to improve our health, happiness, and productivity. Informed by the latest research and combining cutting-edge insights from psychology, economics, neuroscience, and medicine, The Willpower Instinct explains exactly what willpower is, how it works, and why it matters. For example, readers will learn: Willpower is a mind-body response, not a virtue. It is a biological function that can be improved through mindfulness, exercise, nutrition, and sleep. Willpower is not an unlimited resource. Too much self-control can actually be bad for your health. Temptation and stress hijack the brain's systems of self-control, but the brain can be trained for greater willpower Guilt and shame over your setbacks lead to giving in again, but self-forgiveness and self-compassion boost self-control. Giving up control is sometimes the only way to gain self-control. Willpower failures are contagious—you can catch the desire to overspend or overeat from your friends­­—but you can also catch self-control from the right role models. In the groundbreaking tradition of Getting Things Done, The Willpower Instinct combines life-changing prescriptive advice and complementary exercises to help readers with goals ranging from losing weight to more patient parenting, less procrastination, better health, and greater productivity at work.