Providing essential guidance for a myriad of circumstances and skill levels, this virtually indestructible series of pocket guides includes tips and tricks for exploring the outdoors as well as preparing for natural disasters. From studying wildlife and diverse environments to sound advice for hunting and boating enthusiasts, this collection is ideal for the everyday adventurer. Unlike bulky guidebooks, these waterproof, travel-size companions are perfect for navigating the wilderness, built to endure day hikes, fishing expeditions, and camping trips for years to come. Using a step-by-step approach, this essential guide explains how to assemble survival essentials while out in the backwoods. Fundamental topics, including finding personal protection in the form of clothing, shelter, and fire; signaling for help; foraging for water and food; navigating without a compass; and administering emergency first aid, are addressed within this practical and potentially life-saving resource, making it a must-have for any excursion into the wild.