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Survive! Ultimate Edition

by (author) Les Stroud

Initial publish date
Oct 2009
Adventure, Camping, Outdoor Skills, Survival & Emergency Preparedness
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Oct 2009
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With over 16 weeks on the Globe and Mail bestseller list, Survive! is the ultimate insider’s guide to survival. Now with over 175 colour photographs throughout, Survive! The Ultimate Edition also includes an exclusive DVD that features newly remastered versions of rarely seen Survivorman episodes. From the sun-scorched sands of the Kalahari to the snake-infested jungles of the Amazon, Les stroud has survived it all. Here, in a special collector’s edition, the creator, producer and host of the hit television show Survivorman shares his field-tested expertise in this no-nonsense look at the real world of survival.

• FIRE: primary and last-ditch methods for starting a fire
• WATER: how to find water anywhere, including how to get it from a stone
• SHELTER: the 5 Ws of building a shelter: Water, Wigglies, Wood, Weather and avoiding Widowmakers (falling trees)
• FOOD: the top three edible plants and creatures for every region
• SIGNALLING: how to get noticed quickly, using tried-and-true methods and the latest technologies
• SKILLS: how to use what you’ve got on hand to make snares, traps, tools and clothing
• DANGERS: avoiding predators large and small and defending yourself against them

About the author

LES STROUD is the author of Survive! and Will To Live. An expert survivalist, Les is also a filmmaker, a singer-songwriter and the creator of the television shows Survivorman and Beyond Survival. A member of the prestigious Explorers Club, he has produced, hosted and appeared in many television specials, including Shark Week, Surviving Alaska and Off the Grid With Les Stroud. Visit him online at or on Facebook, or follow him on Twitter @reallesstroud.

LAURA BOMBIER is an award-winning photographer whose work has appeared in magazines such as Canadian Geographic, Cottage Life and Canadian Living, as well as the books Survive! and Will to Live. Laura travels extensively, shooting still photography for all episodes of Survivorman and Beyond Survival. Visit her online at

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