Book title: The Outdoor Survival Bible
Authors: Rob Beattie
Publisher: Random House Struik
Cape Town, South Africa 2012
ISBN 9781432300838 / ISBN 978-1-4323-0083-8
Softcover, 16x21 cm, 192 pages, throughout illustrations
Whether you are venturing into the great outdoors for the first time or are an accomplished hiker, and whether you are travelling alone or as part of a group, The Outdoor Survival Bible will provide essential support for your trip. It contains a wealth of advice and information, instructions, techniques and diagrams, to ensure a safe, enjoyable experience on land or at sea. Each chapter shows you how to prepare for, or deal with, a specific situation, including how to cope with bad weather, travel in the dark, and negotiate difficult terrain, what to do if you lose your bearings, and how to navigate without the aid of a map or compass. On top a host of tips for dealing with illness and injuries both major and minor and advice where to forage for food and how to collect and purify water in all types of environment.