Desert Survival Tips, Tricks, & Skills

Whether you are heading to the Grand Canyon or you live in a city like Phoenix, Vegas, or Houston, Desert Survival Tips, Tricks, & Skills can help you prepare for life in the Land of Little Water. Filled with pragma…

Whether you are heading to the Grand Canyon or you live in a city like Phoenix, Vegas, or Houston, Desert Survival Tips, Tricks, & Skills can help you prepare for life in the Land of Little Water. Filled with pragmatic, field-tested skills and tips from the authors 27 years of teaching survival skills in the deserts of North America.

Topics Include :
How to cope with heat stress and methods for acclimating your body to extreme heat.
How to use geologic and geographic information to obtain water in seemingly arid regions.
Current research on scorpion stings and snakebites along with treatment methods.
Equipping your vehicle for off-road travel and the leading causes of breakdowns in the heat.
Desert shelters for coping with both the heat and the cold.
Improvised signaling devices.
Desert specific survival gear and garb for helping you to beat the heat on your next trek.

Contains over 30 detailed photos and informative sidebars. This book is the second in the Practical Survival Series.

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