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15 Best Survival Books To Master The Art Of Survival
There are a lot of wilderness survival books out there on the market right now and each author approaches the subject a little differently. Some are text-heavy, full of personal stories and reminiscing while others are bare bones descriptions with lots of diagrams. They can range from being very specific in what topics they cover to being all encompassing guidebooks for wilderness survival. Everyone wants something slightly different from a book, but here are five of my personal favorites:. This book is massive. It is definitely not a field guide. What it lacks in portability it makes up for with loads of information about all things wilderness related.
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I would die immediately. - Survival books are one of my all time favorite investments. Books became the most dependable method of storing and sharing information for centuries.
Books you can learn from, and live by. The problem is that there are a ton of books about survival but lots of them are, well, junk. I refuse to stuff this thing with unnecessary entries just to make a number. Survival comes in many flavors — Desert, Woodland, Jungle, Mountain, you name it. In an effort to avoid information overload, we have listed in no particular order our favorite 7 survival books — that is, of course, in our opinion. Former USAF Survival Instructor Gregory Davenport discuss in detail his five basic survival elements — finding food and water, personal protection, signaling, health and travel.
Add to Bag. Taken on and doctored by a Native American Penobscot and his grandson, Matt repays his new friends by teaching the grandson to read. An important book about friendship, cultural differences, and overcoming prejudice, this historical novel stands the test of time. The Long Winter , by Laura Ingalls Wilder This Newbery Honor classic details both the never-ending Winter of and in the wilds of South Dakota, and how the Ingalls family manages to survive for nearly seven months in epic conditions. My Side of the Mountain , by Jean Craighead George This award-winner chronicles the gripping story of year-old runaway, Sam Gribley, who leaves New York City for the Catskill Mountains, where he lives off the land in a hollow tree with a pet falcon and a weasel. A must-read for all restless tweens. Karana remarkably teaches herself how to survive by constructing weapons and tools, befriending a feral dog, and building a whale-bone shelter before eventually, and somewhat reluctantly, returning to civilization.