The Ultimate Guide to Scouting and Fieldcraft
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|Format: ||Paperback, 256 pages|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 27 May 2010|
Bear Grylls shares the secrets of his years of fieldcraft in the ultimate guide to how to live outdoors. Learn about- Hidden Dangers - What to look out for; the pitfalls that the seasoned field professional would know to avoid, because danger rarely announces its presence. Bear s Secret Scouting Tips - Advice that only someone who has spent extended periods of time living in the wild can offer lessons learnt the hard way! Real-life Camp-Fire Stories - Short tales, mostly from Special Forces soldiers and past and present explorers, which illustrate the importance of learning from others mistakes and good fortunes! Training Exercises - Ways of getting your skills up to scratch before going out into the field. Train hard, fight easy. Improvising in the Field - Sometimes you don t have the right tools with you. What to do when this happens necessity is the mother of all invention! It's all here, from how to pack the right gear for a trip into the wild, how to read a map properly and how to navigate the natural way. What to eat and how to build a fire to cook it. The only other thing you will need is this book!
The complete guide to living in the wild from the ultimate survival expert
About the Author
Bear Grylls served for three years with the British Special Forces - 21 SAS. He is a world-record-breaking adventurer, a bestselling author and one of the world's most sought-after motivational speakers. Bear's prime-time adventure tv series reaches over a bilion viewers worldwide in over 150 countries. He was recently awarded an honorary commission as a Lieutenant-Commander in the Royal Navy for his endeavours with both adventure and charity. He is married to Shara and they have three sons, Jesse, Marmaduke and Huckleberry.
Channel 4 Books, a division of Transworld Publishers|
23.5 x 17 x 2.3 centimetres (0.47 kg)|
15+ years |