Outdoor Survival: A Guide to Staying Safe Outside

Outdoor Survival

You need one vital tool to stay alive in a dangerous situation: good information! So forget everything you think you’ve learned from your favorite survival shows on TV and the movies. Outdoor Suvival by Benjamin Sobieck skips the gimmicks and parlor tricks. It is a straightforward guide for the everyday person―who most likely won’t have perfect conditions or expensive gear. 

In most real-world situations, sitting tight and waiting for rescue is the best strategy. This guide covers everything that happens until help arrives. Learn some easy rules to remember, like 3-3-3 and S.T.O.P.―and why shelter, fire, and water are top priorities. Discover time-tested techniques for making yourself easier to find. Topics in this Adventure Skills Guide include everything from building a shelter and making a fire to surviving in a vehicle and administering first aid. Outdoor Survival provides the information you need in the simplest of terms. It’s conveniently sized to keep in your glove box, backpack, or back pocket. 

Remember: You will survive, you will get home, and you will have a great story. The key is to use good information to keep you safe and alive.

Outdoor Survival

About the author of Outdoor SurvivalBenjamin Sobieck is a former editor of Living Ready, a magazine dedicated to practical survival and preparedness.

He is presently an editor for BLADE, the world’s foremost knife publication, and its related books and annual BLADE Show. He’s the author of The Writer’s Guide to Weapons (Writer’s Digest Books), which features a foreword by David Morrell, creator of Rambo. Benjamin also writes fiction, most notably found at Wattpad, where his thrillers have racked up 1.5 million reads. 

When not writing, he likes to entertain his entrepreneurial streak. He’s the creator of The Writer’s Glove®, which is used in 40 countries. Benjamin calls Minnesota home, where he lives with his wife and two children.

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Liliane Opsomer
  • Annie Long

    This book has a great cover–makes me want to pick it up. Building an outdoor shelter appeals to the child in me, but given the emergent state of our world, you just never know when you might need to make a lean-to!

    August 14, 2019 at 3:46 pm

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