Whether you are planning a day-hike or a long winter expedition, this book will teach you what you need to know to safely enjoy your time outdoors in cold weather, on snow and ice. Through initial planning and preparation to navigating in the wilderness, handling outdoor tools or dealing with emergencies, herein lies a wealth of practical knowledge and survival skills for both the novice and the seasoned traveler. Written in a clear, informative style and accompanied by some wonderful illustrations, you will find planning an outdoor trip all the easier for having read it.
Lars Fält is a world renowned survival and bushcraft expert, and has written a number of best-selling books on these topics. The knowledge and experience he has gained as the founder of the Swedish Armed Forces Survival Unit, together with working closely with indigenous peoples the world over, has been shared in a readable and entertaining way.