The Ultimate Sh*t Hits the Fan Survival Guide: How to Live Through Any Catastrophe

The Ultimate Sh*t Hits the Fan Survival Guide: How to Live Through Any Catastrophe

by Len McDougall


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The world is changing before our very eyes. Today we deal with serious social, political, economic, and environmental issues that affect our everyday lives. With this change we must adapt, and by adapt we mean be prepared to survive when things go south and society crumbles.

Len McDougall has spent his entire life—almost sixty years—learning the nuts and bolts of staying alive under adverse conditions. And now more than ever will we need to take his lessons seriously, as understanding what to expect and how to adapt will increase the odds for survival.

The Ultimate Sh*t Hits the Fan Survival Guide is just that. Featuring methods that have been personally tested through hard, field-proven experiences, you will learn everything needed to survive when things fall apart and you’re left to fend for yourself.

Included in this book are many lessons on survival, including:

The best method of starting a fire.
Obtaining portable water from any body of water or stream without using tools, fire, or chemicals.
The simplest method for catching a meal.
Surviving in possible combat, whether through weapon training or hand-to-hand.
And so much more.
Times are indeed changing, and it’s now a necessity to be prepared for whatever obstacles may come your way. The Ultimate Sh*t Hits the Fan Survival Guide is just that; a collection of tips, tricks, lessons, and knowledge from a professional survivalist that will make sure you will not only survive, but thrive when catastrophe strikes.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781510712867
Publisher: Skyhorse
Publication date: 07/25/2017
Pages: 368
Sales rank: 642,628
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Len McDougall is a field guide and wildlife tracker in Michigan’s north woods, where he teaches survival classes and tests outdoor products. He has written for Field & Stream and published several books, including The Self-Reliance Manifesto, The Complete Tracker, The Encyclopedia of Tracks and Scats, The Field & Stream Wilderness Survival Handbook, and Practical Outdoor Survival.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Philosophies of Survival 1

Chapter 2 The Not-Naked Ape 14

Chapter 3 Navigation 73

Chapter 4 Fire 91

Chapter 5 Survival Stash 108

Chapter 6 Shelter in a Storm 115

Chapter 7 Sustenance 127

Chapter 8 Fishing 160

Chapter 9 Meat Hunting 176

Chapter 10 Survival Tracking 196

Chapter 11 Survival Guns 208

Chapter 12 Other Hunting Weapons 234

Chapter 13 Traps and Snares 239

Chapter 14 Live-Giving Water 246

Chapter 15 Breath of Life 264

Chapter 16 Electrical Power for Survival 272

Chapter 17 Defense of Life 277

Chapter 18 Dressing for Successful Survival 294

Chapter 19 Snowshoeing and Survival 303

Chapter 20 Emergency Medical Procedures 308

Chapter 21 Building a Survival Kit 333

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