Researching Survival Skills 

A great way to learn about survival skills (technical, mental, and emotional) is to read real survival stories, primitive survival books and survival research.

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These resources have been of particular use to us:

deep survival
Deep Survival,
by Lawrence Gonzales
The Unthinkable: Who Survives When Disaster Strikes—And Why,
by Amanda Ripley
Miracle in the Andes,
by Nando Parado
Adrift: Seventy-six Days Lost at Sea,
by Steve Callahan
search for meaning
Man’s search for meaning,
by Viktor Frankl
survival psychology
Survival Psychology,
by John Leach
by Alfred Lansing
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The Sheltering Desert,
by Henno Martin

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