The Survival Handbook in Association with the Royal Marines Commandos: Endurance Essentials for the Great Outdoors

Colin Towell

Published by Dorling Kindersley
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Synopsis: This work features the essential skills for outdoor adventure from the Royal Marines. Learn to stay alive with the Royal Marines. Want to know what to do if you met a bear in the woods, how to light a fire in the rain or what to do in shark-infested waters? Get the answers to these and many more questions with the ultimate guide to survival techniques as experienced by the Royal Marines. It helps you pick up survival basics, from staying fit, to planning your expedition and packing essential kit. It helps you discover what to do on a trail, from navigating and using pack animals to hiking or even skiing to your destination.In this work, you'll pick up wilderness techniques and learn to make shelters, find water, spot, catch and cook wild food. And when there's an emergency you'll be glad you learned how to mount a rescue, use essential first aid techniques and even how to get found. Learn survival techniques from the men who've been there, done it and survived. And take on the most testing challenges nature can throw at you.

About the Author: After joining the Royal Navy in 1977, Colin Towell qualified as a Combat Survival Instructor with 22 Regiment SAS, and has spent over 30 years teaching land, sea, desert, jungle, and cold-weather survival skills - as well as survival and conduct in captivity - to UK Army, Navy, Royal Marines, and Air Force personnel. He was the Royal Navy's Chief Survival Instructor and also served three years as Chief Instructor at the US Navy SERE (Survival, Evasion, Resistance, and Extraction) school. Colin saw service in the Falklands, Bosnia, Germany, USA, and Northern Ireland, and still serves as a Reserve Chief Instructor with the UK Defence SERE Training Organisation, training both instructors and students. He provided the survival training, equipment and rescue coordination for Sir Richard Branson's balloon global circumnavigation attempts, and also trials, evaluates, and instructs in the use of specialized survival equipment, both in the UK and abroad. www.colintowell-survival.com

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Book Description Dorling Kindersley. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1405322365 Learn to stay alive with The Survival Handbook from the Royal Marines Commandos, now in paperback. Want to know what to do if you meet a bear in the woods, how to light a fire in the rain or what to do in shark-infested waters? Get the answers to these and many more questions with the ultimate guide to survival techniques.Pick up survival basics, from staying fit, to planning your expedition and packing essential kit. Discover what to do on a trail, from navigating and using pack animals to hiking or even skiing to your destination. You'll pick up wilderness techniques and learn to make shelters, find water, spot, catch and even cook wild food.Learn survival techniques from those who've been there, done it and survived and take on the most testing challenges nature can throw at you with The Survival Handbook - this book could save your life. Bookseller Inventory # SKU1000018

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