Backpacker magazine’s Outdoor Survival brings you essential mind gear from the two most respected and reliable publishers of outdoor-related information. Perfect for pack or pocket, this book breaks down its subject into the essential topics, providing practical and portable information useful in the field. Full-color photos and illustrations complement concise, clear text, introducing you to basic and intermediate skills needed to safely and successfully get by in the outdoors.
- Learn how to properly preplan for a trip, build a shelter, start a fire, prevent hypo- or hyperthermia, navigate when lost—and, above all, how to avoid the common pitfalls that get you into a survival situation in the first place. The book also covers other important skills, including basic wilderness first aid.