Find out more about How to Stay Alive in the Woods by Bradford Angier at Simon & Schuster. Read book reviews & excerpts, watch author videos & more. The Hardcover of the How to Stay Alive in the Woods: A Complete Guide to Food, Shelter and Self-Preservation Anywhere by Bradford Angier. Bradford Angier (May 13, – March 3, ) was a wilderness survivalist and proponent of back to earth living. He authored more than 35 books on how to survive in the wild and how to Doctor (); How to Stay Alive in the Woods: A Complete Guide to Food, Shelter and Self-Preservation That Makes Starvation in .

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At this time he had become popular with the back-to-earth movement and was sought out by many people wishing to emulate his lifestyle. While I am not a survival expert, and more research should be done by the reader or the author whom wishes to write a survival bookI have been taught that leeches should be left alone bdadford finished, simply because causing the leech stress could cause it to vomit harmful bacteria into your bloodstream.

I used to lug this around with me in case of disaster. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Oct 02, Matt rated it liked it. There were no references made saty White’s book or even footnotes included which stated the text’s source.

Tiny, concise sections that focus very specifically on the subject at hand by extension, this means lots of natural stopping points! Return to Book Page. This is a fantastic gift book that I bought as part of a gift package of “manly” stuff for my nephew.

How to stay alive in the woods Bradford Angier

About the Author Bradford Angier – was a wilderness survivalist and the author of numerous best-selling books on nature, survival, and living off the land.


How to Stay Alive in the Woods is perhaps on of the most comprehensive and best-explained survival books available. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. A concise and precise guide to food and shelter without all the to do about traps and combat that come in the SAS and Army field manuals.

Really need to try out that resuscitation technique. As for the rating, there are a few reasons this book did not get five stars from me. Would recommend to the casual or serious hiker or outdoorsperson. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Still, an excellent book. Want to Read saving…. Don’t have a Kindle? Read more Read less. I’m sure there could be much more added to a survival guide, and that not everything perfectly advisable will be remembered and written down.

They typically look like leaves sunken in the water, but can be seen moving much unlike a leaf if they detect prey. Get to Know Us. Better than the Bible for a sense of security and cure for insomnia.

Who feels strongly enough about a book to write a review and then can only muster up one sentence?

Easy to follow, slim enough to fit in a backpack with water-resistant cover and pages. A practical, readable and indispensable guide for anyone venturing into the wilderness, aangier is a book that should be in every survival kit.

Best to avoid them entirely if it can be done. I would also recommend reading your guides ahead stqy time, just purchasing books and putting them in survival packs isn’t enough, what if in an emergency you open the book and realize it leaves you wanting? Aug 14, Jen rated it really liked it. When regarding snakes the section titles them as ‘Poisonous Snake Bites’, and then mentions ‘removing poison’, but near the end then refers to it as venom.


I’m not sure that I’ve learned anything in the skill department but I do enjoy reading this to people to make them laugh. I watch a lot of survival shows so it’s good to know that this stuff actually works when I see it on screen and I can reference parts of the book to what I have seen on TV.

How to Stay Alive in the Woods: A Complete Guide to Food, Shelter and Self-Preservation Anywhere

If you grew up hunting, fishing, and camping this is worthless. You don’t have to read it in order. Probably very practical in an emergency situation, but otherwise it was so dry. Refresh and try again. I’ve had a copy for years and have referred to it off and on — while I don’t ever want to have to test any of what the book offers, there are certain comforts one can take from it in terms of survival.

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How to stay alive in the woods

I have to say, sty an avid woodsman myself, I actually found myself learning quite a lot! The book was obviously written in a different age, which adds a certain charm – and some decidedly non-p. That was something I was willing to forgive being that it was easy enough to tell what word they were going for, but added on with the other issues I had, I couldn’t leave this out.

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