SAS Survival Guide: The Ultimate Guide to Surviving Anywhere

Narrated by: Colin Mace
Length: 10 hrs and 55 mins
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The multimillion copy best seller

The ultimate guide to surviving anywhere

The SAS Survival Guide is an essential companion for adventurers everywhere. From making camp and finding food in the wild to security and self-defence in the streets, be prepared on land or sea. SAS legend John ‘Lofty’ Wiseman’s unrivalled guide will teach you:

Preparation - Understanding and assembling latest, most resilient, kit.

Navigation - Skills, technologies and techniques to get you through unfamiliar terrain.

Food and Health - Finding resources in your environment, feeding yourself, healing yourself and avoiding disease.

Safety and Security - Recognising dangerous situations, defending yourself and saving others.

Disaster Survival - Dealing with unstable environmental conditions: what to do in the face of flash flooding or fast-spreading fire.

©2019 John ‘Lofty’ Wiseman (P)2019 HarperCollins Publishers Limited
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Must read for the outdoor enthusiast!!

Not only a great read for those interested in learning the art of self reliance but an excellent book that connects us to use the resources provided to us by the natural world. Not only are the techniques use, but I have utilized them to teach others in the art and have provided me with skills I use when I hit the trails. We often dont make the connection between the products on the shelves and all the plants that they come from. You will never look at the natural world the same again, you will begin to see tools, food and medicine all around you!

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  • Stian
  • 07-26-19

Not well suited for audio

This is a book full of good tips, which will surely be applicable if you ever find yourself in a survival situation. However, as there’s lots of lists and short tips and tricks, the book is not really suited for audiobook adaptation. I will probably buy it again as an ebook at some point, so I can enjoy it better.

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  • James C.
  • 04-28-19

Not ideal as an audiobook without its diagrams

Lots of good information, but it's heavily dependent on accompanying diagrams (eg. edible plant identification, knots, trap-making, map reading) which make it useless as a standalone audiobook.

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  • Jonathan H
  • 04-12-20

Extremely boring narrator, completely monotone

I wish I didn't buy this, not because the content is inadequate but the narrator was very boring to listen to. He was consistently monotone throughout and made the listen extremely unsatisfying. Additionally in terms of the content, if you're looking for survival tips in times of conflict or uncertainty I wouldn't suggest this book. The author advises contacting police and mountain rescue services and alerting authorities of your location which is not exactly "surviving anywhere". I'm sure there is a lot that is useful however I am quite disappointed most with the monotone voice. Sorry to offend the reader but I have to be honest.

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  • Nugget
  • 12-29-19

must have

great book
very handy piece of kit
even better is that it was free
thank audible