Testing the ability to survive unaided in the outdoors is becoming increasingly popular. This book approaches the subject for the ordinary reader who has an interest in adventure travel and in self-sufficiency. It explains how to prepare for a trip into the wilderness anywhere in the world and how to be safe once there.
Garth Hattingh, author of New Holland's bestselling Top Climbs of the World as well as the successful Climber's Handbook and the new Extreme Rock and Ice, is not only an expert climber, but also a diver, caver, mountain-rescue team member and former commando. He knows how to live in the bush - and how to get out again safely. Dr Lance Michell is a medical trauma specialist with extensive experience in the field of survival medicine gained as the official medical consultant for a mountain rescue club.