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The Ultimate Survival Manual (Outdoor Life Extreme Edition)

Modern Day Survival | Avoid Diseases | Quarantine Tips

SURVIVE MODERN DANGERS AS TAUGHT BY SPECIAL FORCES EXPERT RICH JOHNSON

In a world awash with natural and manmade disasters, anticipation and preparation are crucial to your survival chances. Survival guru and American Special forces expert Rich Johnson walks you through 350 pages of practical and crucial skills and scenarios that could help save you and your family.

 Packaged in a durable, wipe-clean flexicover with metallic corner-guards, this practical manual withstands heavy-duty use indoors and out.

  • Overcome Modern Dangers. Learn how to avoid airborne diseases, clean chemical spills and treat poisoning victims.
  • Read Real-Life Survival Stories. Concrete examples of how survival skills helped in true crisis situations such as home invasions, Cartel abductions, snowstorms, hurricanes, and wildfires.
  • Learn basic survival skills. Detailed instructions on how to make a bow and arrow, the CORRECT way to don a gas mask and how you can harvest Aspirin from tree bark.
  • Gain advanced survival skills. Develop your expertise with guides on how to generate your own power, build a quarantine room, start a car with a screwdriver and crucial advice on decontaminating yourself, your home and your family.
  • Tips from an American Expert. Rich Johnson is a former special forces soldier, instructor to the US Coast Guard and contributor to Outdoor Life magazine. Having spent over two years living in the wild with his wife and adolescent children, Rich offers advice that is both expert and practical.

Tip 041: Live through a Grizzly Encounter
 
If a grizzly’s mauling you, cuss yourself for getting in that fix. But do it quietly, because you’re supposed to be playing dead, and corpses don’t talk. The griz probably doesn’t want to eat you, but you’ve interrupted her routine (it’s most likely a female protecting cubs). And now you’re going to have to pay.
 
TAKE YOUR MAULING The best thing you can do to avoid injury or death is to shield yourself by going face-down on the ground with your backpack (let’s hope you’re wearing one) protecting your back. Cover your head and neck with your hands and play dead; it’s your best chance of not becoming dead for real.
 
KEEP QUIET Expect to be batted around, perhaps bitten a few times, and maybe clawed. Stay quiet if you can, which is a tall order when a bear has one of your body parts in her mouth.
 
WAIT IT OUT When the bear decides you are no longer a threat or an annoyance, she’ll probably huff and wander away. Stay still until she’s long gone.
 

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