Lost! Surviving in the Wilderness

Lost! Surviving in the Wilderness

by Zachary Chastain


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The wilderness is all around us and even when we immerse ourselves in the stuff of civilization-computers, cell phones, restaurants, malls, video games, and so on-we don't have to wander far to meet the wilderness. The people in this book faced wilderness survival situations when they went for a hike and ran into unexpected trouble, when they went skiing and encountered bad weather, or when their plane crashed in the mountains.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781422204535
Publisher: Mason Crest Publishers
Publication date: 01/28/2009
Series: Survivors Series: Ordinary People, Extraordinary Circumstances
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 12 - 15 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction 6

1 Wilderness and Human Life 9

2 The Science of Staying Warm 23

3 Lost in the Mountains 51

4 Lost in the Woods 73

5 Staying Healthy in the Wilderness 95

6 What Does It Take to Survive? 111

Further Reading 122

For More Information 123

Bibliography 125

Index 126

Picture Credits 127

About the Author and the Consultant 128

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