Book - Survival - The Survival Handbook: Essential Skills for Outdoor Adventure
From planning an expedition, to packing essential kits, to discovering what
to do on a trail, The Survival Handbook is an invaluable tool when you're in the
Among a myriad of outdoor skills, it teaches readers how to make shelters, find water, and spot, catch, and cook wild food. And if there's an emergency, it shows which essential first-aid techniques to use when, how to mount a rescue, and even how to get yourself found. Now in Paperback!
Paperback: 320 pages
Publisher: DK ADULT; 2 edition (February 20, 2012)
About The Author Colin Towell:
After joining the Royal Navy in 1977, Colin 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 and USA Army, Navy, 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 Escape) School in Brunswick Maine.
Colin has seen service in the Falklands, Germany, USA, Bosnia and Northern Ireland in addition to serving a tour with the Army Intelligence Corps. He still serves as a Royal Navy Reserve Chief Instructor with the UK Defence SERE (Survival, Evasion, Resistance & Extraction) Training Organisation, providing survival training for both instructors and students.
He provided the survival training, equipment, and rescue team for Sir Richard Branson's balloon global circumnavigation attempts, and also trials, evaluates and instructs in the use of specialised survival equipment, both in the UK and abroad.
Colin's first book, The Survival Handbook: Essential Skills for Outdoor Adventure by DK Publishing.
The American version of the book has been officially licensed by the Boy Scouts Association of America.