With over 16 weeks on the Globe and Mail bestseller list, Survive! is the ultimate insider’s guide to survival. From the sun-scorched sands of the Kalahari to the snake-infested jungles of the Amazon, Les Stroud has survived it all. The creator, producer and host of the hit television show Survivorman shares his field-tested expertise in this no-nonsense look at the real world of survival.
FIRE: primary and last-ditch methods for starting a fire WATER: how to find water anywhere, including how to get it from a stone SHELTER: the 5 Ws of building a shelter: Water, Wigglies, Wood, Weather and avoiding Widowmakers (falling trees) FOOD: the top three edible plants and creatures for every region SIGNALLING: how to get noticed quickly, using tried-and-true methods and the latest technologies SKILLS: how to use what you’ve got on hand to make snares, traps, tools and clothing DANGERS: avoiding predators large and small and defending yourself against them