WILDERNESS SURVIVAL, 2ND ED.
Author: Gregory J. Davenport
Publisher: STACKPOLE BOOKS, Feb 2006
Covers the 5 basic elements of survival--personal protection, signaling, finding food & water, travel, & health. 15 B&W photos, 100 illus; 5.5x8.5 inches, 192 pgs.
* Completly updated with information on keeping yourself safe and healthy in the wilderness
* A comprehensive, well-organized, and user-friendly guide to staying alive in the backcountry
With concise explanations and detailed illustrations, survival expert Gregory Davenport covers the five basic elements of survival--personal protection, signaling, finding food and water, travel, and health--providing the reader with complete information on how to stay calm and alive until rescue arrives.
WHAT THE EXPERTS ARE SAYING:
"A must-read for anyone who goes outdoors. Informative and captivating. It covers the principles of survival better than any book I have read." --Capt. Scott O'Grady, Survivor--Bosnia
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Gregory Davenport is the author of Wilderness Living (0-8117-2993-1) and the series Greg Davenport's Books for the Wilderness. A former USAF Survival Instructor, he is the founding member of Simply Survival, a wilderness education program based in Stevenson, Washington. He has consulted or appeared on 48 Hours, BBC, NBC Nightly News, CBS News, ABC PrimeTime Thursday, and Outdoor Life Network.