The Outdoor Survival Handbook is written by Ray Mears, a well-known bushcraft survival expert who has written many books on the subject.

The book is arranged according to season with an introduction at the beginning of each section: Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter.

The book manages to cover plenty of topics such as: tracking, shelter, food, basketry, fire making,cordage and many other topics to get your teeth into. It is an all round survival book and will help you find, build and eat things which you are generallray told not to do! This book tells you how to do all those things in a safe way and it is perfect just to carry around when you are exploring the wilderness.