Every year, more than 40,000 people climb Mount Kilimanjaro. Millions head for the great outdoors every weekend, and the concept of the Great Outdoors has never been more popular. If you are one of them, would you know what to do if you got stranded or hurt? 'How to Survive Outdoors' gives essential, practical advice for situations that aren't in any way implausible. It starts with ten life-saving tips, then outlines the crucial components - water, food, shelter and so on. It covers scenarios any one of us could encounter, including plane crashes and sinkings.
Jason Polley is a journalist and writer based in the Scottish Highlands who has travelled from the Amazon to the Sahara and the Arctic Circle. He is trained in Survival Skills, and was taught the art of tracking by Ray Mears.