How to Stay Alive

The Ultimate Survival Guide for Any Situation

Author: Bear Grylls

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 0062857126

Category: Reference

Page: 448

View: 6562

In the spirit of the multi-million copy bestselling SAS Survival Handbook comes the ultimate survival guide for the 21st century, from world-famous adventurer and former SAS soldier Bear Grylls. For more than a decade, Bear Grylls has introduced TV viewers to the most dramatic wilderness survival situations, through his hit shows such as Man Vs. Wild. Now, with How to Stay Alive, Bear brings readers inside the wide variety of vital survival tactics he utilizes all the time, from basic everyday skills like avoiding blisters, to once-in-a-lifetime events like surviving a kidnapping. Opening with the basic survival skills—assembling your survival kit, making a fire, building a shelter—and then moving on to more specific survival events, such as escapes, dealing with harsh terrain, and medical emergencies, Grylls is a sure guide for any type of disaster situation. Along the way we learn how to: survive in a life raft; land a helicopter in an emergency; treat hypothermia and frostbite; escape from quicksand; and numerous other essential, fascinating tips. For serious outdoorspeople, weekend warriors, and even couch potatoes looking for a vicarious thrill, How to Stay Alive is an invaluable guide. Featuring numerous illustrations and diagrams throughout to accompany the text, How to Stay Alive will be the definitive outdoor survival tome for years to come.

How to Stay Alive

The Ultimate Survival Guide for Any Situation

Author: BEAR. GRYLLS

Publisher: Bantam Press

ISBN: 9780593080535

Category:

Page: N.A

View: 8862

The ultimate survival guide from the world's leading survival expert. Nobody knows survival like Bear Grylls. There is a barely a terrain he hasn't conquered or an extreme environment he hasn't experienced. Over the years -- from his time in 21 SAS, through his extraordinary expeditions climbing up (and solo-flying over) Everest, sailing through the famed and feared Northwest Passage, crossing the world's oceans and taking part in expeditions through the toughest conditions each of the seven continents can throw at a human -- Bear has accumulated an astonishing wealth of survival knowledge. Now, for the first time, he is putting all his expertise into one book. How To Stay Alive will teach you: - How to make fire - How to navigate - How to administer first-aid - How to survive a bear attack - How to drive off-road - How to fly a plane in an emergency - How to escape a burning building - How to survive in extreme conditions And 100 other essential skills to survive the modern world.

How to Stay Alive

The Ultimate Survival Guide for Any Situation

Author: Bear Grylls

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1448127254

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 448

View: 8148

The ultimate survival guide from the world’s leading survival expert. Nobody knows survival like Bear Grylls. There is a barely a terrain he hasn’t conquered or an extreme environment he hasn’t experienced. Over the years — from his time in 21 SAS, through to his extraordinary expeditions climbing (and paragliding over) Everest, travelling through the Arctic's treacherous Northwest Passage, crossing the world’s oceans and taking part in adventures to the toughest corners of each of the seven continents — Bear has accumulated an astonishing wealth of survival knowledge. Now, for the first time, he is putting all his expertise into one book. How To Stay Alive will teach you: - How to survive a bear attack - How to fly a plane in an emergency - How to make fire from virtually nothing - How to drive off-road - How to navigate using the stars - How to administer first-aid - How to escape a burning building - How to survive the most extreme conditions And dozens of other essential skills to survive the modern world.

How to Stay Alive in the Woods

A Complete Guide to Food, Shelter, and Self-Preservation That Makes Starvation in the Wilderness Next to Impossible

Author: Bradford Angier

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 0684831015

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 288

View: 5944

Practical advice for campers and hikers who must find food, water, warmth and shelter when lost or stranded

A Survival Guide for Life

How to Achieve Your Goals, Thrive in Adversity, and Grow in Character

Author: Bear Grylls

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0062271970

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 288

View: 1871

From the world-famous survival expert,learn how to make everyday an unforgettable adventure Life in the outdoors teaches us invaluable lessons. Encountering the wild forces us to plan and execute goals, face danger, push our "limits," and sharpen our instincts. But our most important adventures don't always happen in nature's extremes. Living a purpose-driven, meaningful life can often be an even greater challenge. . . . In A Survival Guide for Life, Bear Grylls, globally renowned adventurer and television host, shares the hard-earned wisdom he's gained in the harshest environments on earth, from the summit of Mt. Everest to the boot camps of the British Special Forces: What are the most important skills to learn if you really want to achieve your maximum potential? How do you keep going when all the oddsare stacked against you? How can you motivate a team to follow youin spite of apparent risks? Filled with exclusive, never-before-told tales from Bear's globe-trekking expeditions, A Survival Guide for Life teaches every reader—no matter your age or experience—that we're all capable of living life more boldly, of achieving our most daring dreams, and of having more fun along the way. Here's to your own great adventure!

SAS Survival Handbook, Third Edition

The Ultimate Guide to Surviving Anywhere

Author: John 'Lofty' Wiseman

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0062386719

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 672

View: 5391

The ultimate guide to surviving anywhere, now updated with more than 100 pages of additional material, including a new chapter on urban survival "A classic outdoor manual [that] addresses every conceivable disaster scenario. Don’t leave home without it”--Outside magazine Revised to reflect the latest in survival knowledge and technology, and covering new topics such as urban survival and terrorism, the multimillion-copy worldwide bestseller SAS Survival Handbook by John "Lofty" Wiseman is the definitive resource for all campers, hikers, and outdoor adventurers. From basic campcraft and navigation to fear management and strategies for coping with any type of disaster, this complete course includes: Being prepared: Understanding basic survival skills, like reading the weather, and preparation essentials, such as a pocket survival kit. Making camp: Finding the best location, constructing the appropriate shelter, organizing camp, staying warm, and creating tools. Food: What to eat, what to avoid, where to find it, and how to prepare it. First aid: A comprehensive course in emergency/wilderness medicine, including how to maximize survival in any climate or when injured. Disaster survival: How to react in the face of natural disasters and hostile situations—and how to survive if all services and supplies are cut off. Self-defense: Arming yourself with basic hand-to-hand combat techniques. Security: Protecting your family and property from intrusion, break-ins, and theft. Climate & terrain: Overcoming any location, from the tropics to the poles, from the desert to the mountains and sea.

SEAL Survival Guide

A Navy SEAL's Secrets to Surviving Any Disaster

Author: Cade Courtley

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1451690290

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 344

View: 5640

A former Navy SEAL provides step-by-step instructions in preparing oneself to survive any disaster, from earthquakes and shipwrecks to terrorist attacks, viral pandemics, and nuclear attack.

When All Hell Breaks Loose

Stuff You Need to Survive When Disaster Strikes

Author: Cody Lundin

Publisher: Gibbs Smith

ISBN: 9781423611585

Category: Self-Help

Page: 450

View: 9437

Survival expert Cody Lundin's new book, When All Hell Breaks Loose: Stuff You Need To Survive When Disaster Strikes is what every family needs to prepare and educate themselves about survival psychology and the skills necessary to negotiate a disaster whether you are at home, in the office, or in your car.

Ultimate Survival Guide for Kids

Author: Rob Colson

Publisher: Firefly Books

ISBN: 9781770856196

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 96

View: 5199

The first three chapters in this book--Animal Dangers, Natural Dangers, and Human Hazards--describe what to do in a total of 24 specific emergencies. The fourth chapter, Basic Survival Skills, has 14 important tips on emergency preparedness and survival skills. Each crisis is summarized on a double-page spread with 1-2-3 what-to-do checklists, "Fast Facts", "Life Savers", "Did You Know", and "If You" sidebars, and margin notes. The book's eye-catching design features brilliant full-bleed color and dynamic action photographs. The life-threatening scenarios include: Animal Dangers What to do if you are bitten by a snake How to escape from a bear What to do if you are chased by bees Natural Dangers How to survive a hurricane How to avoid being struck by lightning What to do if you are caught in a food Human Hazards How to escape from water in a car How to escape from a burning building How to avoid being crushed in a crowd The Survival Skills include: Planning a trip Using a penknife Finding food Making a shelter Making a fire Tying knots. Children like to feel in control. Knowing what to do in the case of an emergency increases the chance of survival and it also reduces fear. Even if readers never venture beyond the front door, they will enjoy Ultimate Survival Guide for Kids.

The Ultimate Survival Manual (Outdoor Life Extreme Edition)

Author: Rich Johnson

Publisher: Weldon Owen

ISBN: 9781681880433

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 272

View: 1674

Get ready, get set, SURVIVE! This updated and extreme edition of the popular, bestselling 2012 title is what you need if you want to protect your family, save yourself, and prevail over any danger. With the most up-to-date tips and the expert advice from the professionals at Outdoor Life magazine, The Ultimate Survival Manual is your comprehensive guide to surviving everything. With high-quality design, intricate detail, and a durable flexicover—this manual is the perfect gift! You're lost in the woods without food or water. Confronted by an armed assailant in the dead of night. Forced to outrun a deadly tornado. Don't worry - The Ultimate Survival Manual has you covered. Rich Johnson and the experts at Outdoor Life are the people that have been there and survived that; with the revised Ultimate Survival Manual they bring you all the information you need to do the same. Out in the Wild From navigating with a compass, to fending off a cougar, to prevailing over pirates, learn to survive in the forests, deserts, and oceans like an expert outdoorsman. During a Disaster Whether it's a towering tsunami or a blazing wildfire, bad things happen every day. Know what to do when the going gets tough. In an Urban Crisis Arm yourself with the latest self-defense moves, weapon tips, and home-protection tactics, plus crucial strategies for handling bad guys and bad situations at home and abroad. This revised and expanded edition ventures farther into deeper, scarier, and stranger places in search of the ultimate survival information. Packed with the hands (and feet, and teeth) –on tips, this go-to-survival guide will help you prevail over the worst that the world has to offer.

To My Sons

Lessons for the Wild Adventure Called Life

Author: Bear Grylls

Publisher: David C Cook

ISBN: 0781408016

Category: Religion

Page: 128

View: 867

This humorously illustrated book is a collection of wisdom that renowned adventurer Bear Grylls wants to share with his sons about the risks, tumbles, and victories of a well-lived life. Mountain climber, world-record holder, and internationally known television personality Grylls knows a thing or two about adventure. The greatest adventure he's experienced, though, is raising his three boys. In To My Sons, Grylls shares the quotes, Scripture verses, and spiritual wisdom he has learned through the literal ups and downs of an exciting life. Featuring cartoons from well-known sketch artist Charlie Mackesy, this book is a poignant primer for boys and men of all ages.

How to Stay Alive

The Ultimate Survival Guide for Any Situation

Author: BEAR. GRYLLS GRYLLS (BEAR.)

Publisher: Corgi

ISBN: 9780552168793

Category:

Page: 320

View: 2359

The ultimate survival guide from the world's leading survival expert. Nobody knows survival like Bear Grylls. There is a barely a terrain he hasn't conquered or an extreme environment he hasn't experienced. Over the years -- from his time in 21 SAS, through to his extraordinary expeditions climbing (and paragliding over) Everest, travelling through the Arctic's treacherous Northwest Passage, crossing the world's oceans and taking part in expeditions to the toughest corners of each of the seven continents -- Bear has accumulated an astonishing wealth of survival knowledge. Now, for the first time, he is putting all his expertise into one book. How To Stay Alive will teach you: - How to survive a bear attack - How to fly a plane in an emergency - How to make fire from virtually nothing - How to drive off-road - How to navigate using the stars - How to administer first-aid - How to escape a burning building - How to survive the most extreme conditions And dozens of other essential skills to survive the modern world.

Your Life - Train for it

Author: Bear Grylls,Natalie Summers

Publisher: Bantam Press

ISBN: 9780593074190

Category: Exercise

Page: 208

View: 4790

Bear Grylls is fitter, stronger and readier than ever to take on the challenges of the wild, thanks to a revolutionary new fitness program. And at the heart of Bear's personal training regime are fast-paced, dynamic workouts that can be done anywhere by anyone - men and women, young and old - in just 30 minutes or less! Select your workout: choose from Kettlebell Resistance training, Bodyweight workouts or Primal Power stretch sessions. Try one of Bear's epic Hero workouts for his ultimate challenge of all three disciplines combined ... Learn the moves: select your express workout based on the time you have available - be it 3 minutes or 30 - and then, as Bear says, 'It's time to get BG fit!' Train hard but eat natural: follow Bear's simple and straightforward advice on fueling your body for maximum success and sustained health benefits. Train more efficiently with fast and achievable results - a fitter, stronger, healthier you is just around the corner. Go on, it's your life - train for it!

The Zombie Survival Guide

Complete Protection from the Living Dead

Author: Max Brooks

Publisher: Broadway Books

ISBN: 1400049628

Category: Humor

Page: 254

View: 8641

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.

SAS Survival Handbook

The Ultimate Guide to Surviving Anywhere

Author: John Wiseman

Publisher: Collins

ISBN: 9780007595860

Category: Outdoor life

Page: 672

View: 1381

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

Safe: How to stay safe in a dangerous world

Survival techniques for everyday life from an SAS hero

Author: Chris Ryan

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1473664330

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 304

View: 3769

In today's increasingly hostile climate people are anxious about how to keep themselves safe. Chris Ryan served in the SAS for seven years and in several war zones throughout the world. During this time he was the Regiment's top striker and in 1991 during the infamous Bravo Two Zero mission behind Iraqi lines he was the only member of the team to evade capture and fight his way to safety, for which he was awarded the Military Medal - his CO said he had 'made Regiment history'. He is the author of bestselling fiction based on his own experiences and is an expert in dangerous situations. Here he tells you how to keep yourself and your family safe from the perils of modern urban life. He leads you through a variety of situations including what to do if: - You are walking down the street and think you are being followed - You find yourself confronted by a threatening group of people or a gang - You find yourself caught in the middle of a riot - You hear gunfire or explosions in a crowed place (e.g. shopping centre) - You hear on the radio that Russia has launched nuclear missiles that will land in the centre of London in two hours.

The Ultimate Survival Guide to Being a Girl

On Love, Body Image, School, and Making It Through Life

Author: Christina De Witte

Publisher: Running Press Kids

ISBN: 076249042X

Category: Young Adult Nonfiction

Page: 240

View: 4872

Addressing the struggles of young girls everywhere, this hilariously relatable comic guide to life provides real advice and encourages a new generation of teen girls to find confidence and embrace individuality. With friends, love, social media, body image, and more--navigating young adulthood can seem impossible. The Ultimate Survival Guide to Being a Girl provides humorous and highly relatable guidelines for all of the struggles young girls face, presented in author Christina De Witte's signature comic style and told from the point of view of her lovable Instagram and Internet character, Chrostin. A Hyperbole and a Half for the young adult audience, the book includes comics and hands-on advice about serious issues like mental health and self-care, and also deals with questions on every young girl's mind, like "Can you survive on pizza alone?" Quirky, hilarious, and sincere, The Ultimate Survival Guide to Being a Girl empowers young women to challenge society's unrealistic standards of beauty and embrace their individuality. This is sure to be a favorite for teen girls. Table of Contents Chapter One: Mental Stuff Chapter Two: The Beauty of the Human Booty Chapter Three: On Food Comas and Food Babies Chapter Four: Fashion No-No or Fashion Guru? Chapter Five: Friends and Family Business Chapter Six: Love Is Beautiful/Sucks Chapter Seven: School and Work, Work, Work, Work, Work Chapter Eight: The Internet of Things Chapter Nine: Society vs. Me Chapter Ten: United in Diversity

How to Survive on a Desert Island

Author: Jim Pipe

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 1448880297

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 9422

Being stranded on a desert island is a relatively common theme in tales. However, this book teaches readers what to do if they are ever actually in such a situation. Informative text and real life stories demonstrate how to survive being trapped on an island in the middle of the ocean.