Extreme Survival by Marshall Corwin (Paperback)

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  • Publisher:Skyhorse
  • Publication Date:2010
  • Pages:216
  • Subject:Survival
  • Product Type:Book


Should you take a raincoat to the Andes? In the Desert, does sand really get everywhere? Ho do you Poo in the Arctic??

Extreme Survival is the essential guide for what you absolutely need to know before you visit out-of-the-way places. It's an entertaining and unusual guide to surviving and enjoying extreme conditions. A definitive, indispensable companion for any adventure traveler. It offers solid advice on fitness, protection against disease, packing, proper clothing, and finding drinking water, but it offers much more. Learn how to:

  • Fight off a polar bear
  • Build a snow shelter
  • Stop mosquitoes from biting
  • Safely remove leeches from you body
  • Escape an avalanche
  • Camp on the side of a mountain
  • Survive a rhino charge
  • Where else will you find practical advice for surviving the Arctic, the Andes, the Amazon, deserts, and jungles? Aimed at every traveler thinking ahead into real wilderness, Extreme Survival has advice on where to go, who to go with, and what to take, and how to make sure you come back in one piece.

    Marshall Corwin is an Emmy Award-winning British television producer and produces the multi-award winning BBC TV series Serious Survival. In addition, he has written and co-written several children's books and was series producer for the children's news program Newsround.

    Bruce Parry is a TV host and adventurer. He was involved in the BBC and Discovery Channel documentary Going Tribal and led a group of children to Namibia's Skeleton Coast on the BBC show Serious Desert.


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