Best Survival Books


Best Survival Books

best survival books

Survival has so many aspects. Surviving outdoors in different weather conditions alone could take months or years to learn about, experience, and master.

Learning about what foods in the wild to eat or not eat can save your life, easily. Having and knowing how to use the right tools and items to survive is imperative.

Packing your first aid kit correctly can make a minor scrape or burn stay minor, instead of festering and infecting, causing larger issues. You can watch videos and read articles online, but it’s always best to have a physical reference to refer to. This is why we decided to make a list of the best survival books to have on hand, read, and learn.

Outdoor Survival Skills by Larry Dean Olsen

This book is full of important smaller details such as how to make string, and the bigger things such as seeking shelter.

When All Hell Breaks Loose by Cody Lundin

This disaster survival guide tells you how to deal with a dead body – and I’m not sure if any other book truly covers that much. Find some ways to deal with very unique and unusual survival situations in this book.

Peterson’s Field Guide to Edible Wild Plants by Lee Allen Peterson

The difference between a berry that could cause diarrhea and dehydrate you and a berry that is perfectly safe to eat is an important distinction to know. This book is a must have reference guide!

The Outward Bound Wilderness First-Aid Handbook by Jeffrey Isaac, PA-C

First-Aid is knowledge that is a must-have in any survival situation. Toxins, dental problems, small injuries, and many others are covered in this handbook. It’s easy to understand, making it even better.

What’s your favorite survival book? Did you enjoy our list of best survival books? Let us know in the comments!


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