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  • Survival Kit Ideas

    Survival Kit IdeasThis booklet assists in developing the rationale in compiling a "survival" kit, specifically the 2 kg. kit. It requires a good read and is of no real use to you in the field.Written by Mors Kochanski ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • A Survival Kit Shelter, The Super Shelter and Some of It's Variants

    A Survival Kit Shelter, The Super Shelter and Some of It's VariantsThe topic of bush survival shelters can be extensive and complex. To some, shelter simply means a roof over one's head, a place to get in out of the rain or more generally, something that provides protection from the various discomforts imposed by the environment. This article covers the physics behind shelter design and useage and ... Read more

    $2.01 AUD

  • Guide to Making Fire without Matches

    Tips, Tactics, and Techniques for Starting a Fire in Any Situation

    Learn How to Start a Fire, Even When It Seems Impossible!Since the dawn of mankind, fire has been a staple of survival. Whether it is used to keep warm, cook food, or scare away predators, fire is an essential element, one that is almost impossible for humans to live without. But with society's current dependence on modern tools and technology, many persons would have no idea how to start a fire ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Bushcraft 101

    A Field Guide to the Art of Wilderness Survival

    Series series Bushcraft Survival Skills Series
    “With advice on not just getting along, but truly reconnecting with the great outdoors, Dave Canterbury’s treasure trove of world-renowned wisdom and experience comes to life within these pages.” —BustleA New York Times Bestseller in Sports and Travel!The ultimate resource for experiencing the backcountry!Written by survivalist expert Dave Canterbury, Bushcraft 101 gets you ready for your next ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Wavewalker: Breaking Free

    THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLERA TIMES BEST MEMOIR OF 2023‘Grippingly vivid and pacey’ THE TIMES‘A seven-year old girl on a seventy-foot yacht, for ten years, over fifty thousand miles of sailing’ SIMON WINCHESTER'An astonishing almost day-by-day account of [a] hazardous journey and its legacy’ TELEGRAPH‘This is a story of an epic chil... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • More Readings From One Man's Wilderness

    The Journals of Richard L. Proenneke

    Edited by John Branson ...
    Throughout history, many people have escaped to nature either permanently or temporarily to rest and recharge. Richard L. Proenneke, a modern-day Henry David Thoreau, is no exception. Proenneke built a cabin in Twin Lakes, Alaska in 1968 and began thirty years of personal growth, which he spent growing more connected to the wilderness in which he lived. This guide through Proenneke’s memories ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Touching the Void

    by Joe Simpson ...
    The 25th Anniversary ebook, now with more than 50 images. 'Touching the Void' is the tale of two mountaineer’s harrowing ordeal in the Peruvian Andes. In the summer of 1985, two young, headstrong mountaineers set off to conquer an unclimbed route. They had triumphantly reached the summit, when a horrific accident mid-descent forced one friend to leave another for dead. Ambition, morality, fear and ... Read more

    $9.48 AUD

  • Stanley Yelnats' Survival Guide to Camp Greenlake

    by Louis Sachar ...
    A very entertaining companion book to mega-bestseller HOLESImagine your misfortune if, like Stanley Yelnats, you found yourself the victim of a miscarriage of justice and interned in Camp Green Lake Correctional Institute. How would you survive?Thankfully, Louis Sachar has lent his knowledge and expertise to the subject and created this wonderful, quirky, and utterly essential guide to toughing it ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Happiness For Beginners

    Now a Netflix romantic comedy!

    AS SEEN ON NETFLIX - AN UPLIFTING ROMANTIC COMEDY FROM THE INTERNATIONALLY BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE BODYGUARDSometimes to find your way, you have to get really, really lost...Helen Carpenter has always lived her life as far from the edge as possible. Finding herself newly divorced and a little lost, Helen decides she needs a reset. So when her annoying younger brother convinces her to sign up for ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Way of St Francis

    Via di Francesco: From Florence to Assisi and Rome

    This guidebook describes the Way of St Francis a 550km month-long pilgrimage trail from Florence through Assisi to Rome. Split into 28 day stages, the walk begins in Florence and finishes in the Vatican City. Stages range from 8km to 30km with plenty to see, including ancient ruins, picturesque towns, national treasures, and stunning churches. This comprehensive guidebook fits in a jacket pocket ... Read more

    $31.99 AUD

  • The Cave

    The Inside Story of the Amazing Thai Cave Rescue

    by Liam Cochrane ...
    Twelve lost boys, their coach, and the heroes who rescued them.When the 12 young members of the Wild Boars soccer club walked into a Thai cave with their coach, they expected to be out by nightfall. A birthday cake waited in the fridge for one boy, another boy had a tutoring class. They had rope and torches but no food. Then a sudden monsoonal downpour flooded their route out. They were trapped - ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Mud, Sweat and Tears

    The Phenomenal Number One Bestseller

    by Bear Grylls ...
    'Well told, personable, fast-paced, and undoubtedly a fascinating read' Daily TelegraphGripping, moving and wildly exhilarating, Mud, Sweat and Tears is a must-read for adrenalin junkies and armchair adventurers alike.Bear Grylls is a man who has always sought the ultimate in adventure. Growing up on the Isle of Wight, he was taught by his father to sail and climb at an early age. As a teenager he ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Lost in Shangri-La: Escape from a Hidden World - A True Story

    An utterly gripping non-fiction adventure narrative, 'Lost in Shangri-La' is an untold true story of war, anthropology, survival, discovery, heroism, and a near-impossible rescue mission.Three months before the end of World War II, a U.S. Army plane flying over New Guinea’s Baliem Valley crashed in uncharted mountains inhabited by a Stone Age tribe. Nineteen passengers and crew were killed and two ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • How to Survive a Pandemic: Life Lessons for Coping with COVID-19

    by John Hudson ...
    Life-changing moments can happen at any time and anywhere - not just in the extreme world. But life-changing moments can also happen more gradually and, as we've seen with the current pandemic, it can be no less of a shock when the realization comes. Accepting this and taking responsibility increases your ability to tolerate hardship and to restart your perseverance engine. This is the key to your ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD

  • SAS Survival Handbook: The Definitive Survival Guide

    The original and best survival guide for any situation in every climate. Now with added techniques for handling Urban dangers, the ‘SAS Survival Handbook’ is the complete companion for adventurers everywhere.The original and best survival guide for any situation in every climate is back. Now with added techniques for handling Urban dangers, the SAS Survival Handbook is the complete companion for ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • K2

    Life and Death on the World's Most Dangerous Mountain

    **A thrilling chronicle of the tragedy-ridden history of climbing the world's most difficult and unpredictable mountain, by the bestselling authors of The Mountain and No Shortcuts to the Top“Gripping . . . reveals a good deal about the rarefied noble-gonzo world of high-altitude mountaineering.”—The New York Times**Ed Viesturs, one of the world's premier high-altitude mountaineers, explores the ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • Jungle (Movie Tie-In Edition)

    A Harrowing True Story of Survival in the Amazon

    Four travelers meet in Bolivia and set off into the heart of the Amazon rainforest, but what begins as a dream adventure quickly deteriorates into a dangerous nightmare, and after weeks of wandering in the dense undergrowth, the four backpackers split up into two groups. But when a terrible rafting accident separates him from his partner, Yossi is forced to survive for weeks alone against one of ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Adrift: A True Story of Love, Loss and Survival at Sea

    THE HEART-STOPPING MEMOIR, NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING SHAILENE WOODLEY AND SAM CLAFLIN, AND DIRECTED BY BALTASAR KORMAKUR (EVEREST)A compelling, at times devastating, ultimately inspiring account of how much can go wrong on the ocean and how, miraculously, one woman conquered her own fears.‘An inspirational and empowering read’ Shailene WoodleyYoung and in love, their lives ahead of them, ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Outback Survival

    by Bob Cooper ...
    Outback Survival is a timeless, practical run down on everything you need to know to survive in the outback.Bob Cooper's incredible bushcraft skills have been developed through more than 25 years of experience in Australia's harsh outback. He has picked up tools of survival from the experiences of living with traditional Aboriginal communities, instructing with Special Forces Units, lecturing with ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Miracle In The Andes

    72 Days on the Mountain and My Long Trek Home

    by Nando Parrado ...
    The true story of the 1972 Andes plane crash and rescue dramatised in Netflix's Society of the SnowIn October 1972, Nando Parrado and his rugby club teammates were on a flight from Uruguay to Chile when their plane crashed into a mountain. Miraculously, many of the passengers survived but Nando's mother and sister died and he was unconscious for three days.Stranded more than 11,000 feet up in the ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Last Flight

    A Novel

    by Greg Liefer ...
    Set against the harsh beauty of Alaska, a veteran helicopter pilot is torn between ending his own embattled life and rescuing survivors from a mountain plane crash.Last Flight is the heroic story of Gil Connor, a senior Army helicopter pilot and aging Vietnam vet, as he struggles with an impending terminal illness and the desire to pull off one last daring rescue. Connor finds himself in a ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

  • The Push

    A Climber's Journey of Endurance, Risk and Going Beyond Limits to Climb the Dawn Wall

    THE STORY BEHIND THE HARDEST CLIMB IN HISTORY & ACCLAIMED DOCUMENTARY 'DAWN WALL''Heart-stopping, absorbing' Daily Mail'The most daring free climber on the planet' The Times__________In 2015, climber Tommy Caldwell took on the hardest challenge of his life, spending 19 days freeclimbing Yosemite's vertical, 3000-foot Dawn Wall - regarded as the most difficult climb in history and a route nobo... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Annapurna

    The First Conquest of an 8000-Metre Peak

    WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY JOE SIMPSONIn 1950, no mountain higher than 8,000 meters had ever been climbed. Maurice Herzog and other members of the French Alpine Club resolved to try. This is the enthralling story of the first conquest of Annapurna and the harrowing descent. With breathtaking courage and grit manifest on every page, Annapurna is one of the greatest adventure stories ever told.As well ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Things I Learned from Falling

    The must-read true story

    by Claire Nelson ...
    An inspirational and gripping first-person account of determination, adversity and survival against the odds.'What a story; never heard a story like that before' - Chris Evans'Uplifting and brave' - Stylist'A riveting account of loneliness, anxiety and survival' - Cosmopolitan**'A vibrantly physical book' - the Guardian'Claire Nelson relives a life-changing... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD