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Author Paajanen, Terri.

Title A Complete Guide to Surviving in the Wilderness: Everything You Need to Know to Stay Alive and Get Rescued [Hoopla electronic resource].

Imprint [United States] : Atlantic Publishing Group : Made available through hoopla, 2012.
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Summary Have you ever wondered if you have what it takes to survive in the wilderness? You aren't the only one. Shows like Man vs. Wild and Survivor are popular for a reason - we all love adventure. Whether you are an outdoor enthusiast or a first-time hiker, many potential dangers lurk in the wilderness. By reading A Complete Guide to Surviving in the Wilderness, you are taking the first step toward making it out of any potentially harmful wilderness situation alive. We've gathered information from the best survival manuals and have spoken to numerous experts to give you the tools you will need to become a real-life survivor. Because an emergency in the wilderness presents its own set of unique circumstances and challenges, it's imperative you know how to help yourself and others. You will learn how to assess your surroundings, stay calm, develop a plan of action, and ultimately do what it takes to make it through whatever situation you may find yourself in. You will take an in-depth look into building shelter, foraging and identifying food that is safe to eat, purifying water, avoiding poisonous plants, animals, and other potential hazards, and many more valuable skills that might just save your life. There is also detailed information on first aid, climate-specific conditions to know and look out for, navigation, and much more. This complete guide explains what you need to know in detail so you can worry about more important things - such as your next adventure. Atlantic Publishing is a small, independent publishing company based in Ocala, Florida. Founded over twenty years ago in the company president's garage, Atlantic Publishing has grown to become a renowned resource for non-fiction books. Today, over 450 titles are in print covering subjects such as small business, healthy living, management, finance, careers, and real estate. Atlantic Publishing prides itself on producing award winning, high-quality manuals that give readers up-to-date, pertinent information, real-world examples, and case studies with expert advice. Every book has resources, contact information, and web sites of the products or companies discussed. This Atlantic Publishing eBook was professionally written, edited, fact checked, proofed and designed. You receive the same content as the print version of this book. Over the years our books have won dozens of book awards for content, cover design and interior design including the prestigious Benjamin Franklin award for excellence in publishing. We are proud of the high quality of our books and hope you will enjoy this eBook version.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject Wilderness survival.
Survival.
Electronic books.
Added Author hoopla digital.
ISBN 9781601388391 (electronic bk.)
160138839X (electronic bk.)
Music No. MWT11385297
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