I don’t know why but people tend to take everything in writing much more seriously. That was just a thought, let’s talk business. Do you like to take trips to the wild? Are you always pumped full of adrenaline and like adventure? Well, getting lost is an adventure too and it is on my bucket list.
Wilderness Survival Books
From one adventure seeker to another, I don’t think we all analyze and realize the risks that can come with getting lost in the wilderness. If you want to come out of it alive, then what you need most is skill and courage. But I am not expert. If I got lost in the wild, chances are I will be taking selfies and thinking of how cool my friends are going to think I am.
No adventure is worth it if you aren’t going to make it back in one piece but with knowledge comes power and if you know what to do and how to make it through, it will be one hell of a story to tell. So without further ado, here are some wilderness survival books that we all need to read:
Like I mentioned above that the basic tool of survival is courage, this is a book, By Laurence Gonzalez, is dedicated on psychology of people who make it through the wilderness. The author focuses on what and how the small percentage of survivors does which the majority fail to do.
What you need second most is basic skill. Panic is not the answer. You need to alert and ready to come up with solutions. This book is the ultimate guide and will teach you how to make it through the wilderness, make shelter, what to do about snake bites and also includes real-life stories of survivors.
Written by Les Stroud, this book focuses on let’s call it extra ordinary measures that you need to take like drinking contaminated water. He also covers the basic skills you need to survive to the wild that every explorer must learn before he starts exploring.
There are tons of other wilderness survival books. Read them, they are experts for a reason. Also, keep your heart strong and be ready for anything that my come your way. And yes, don’t let the fear of getting lost stop you!