Bushcraft 101 A Field Guide To The Art Of Wilderness Survival

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Bushcraft 101

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Editor: Simon and Schuster
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The ultimate resource for experiencing the backcountry! Written by survivalist expert Dave Canterbury, Bushcraft 101 gets you ready for your next backcountry trip with advice on making the most of your time outdoors. Based on the 5Cs of Survivability--cutting tools, covering, combustion devices, containers, and cordages--this valuable guide offers only the most important survival skills to help you craft resources from your surroundings and truly experience the beauty and thrill of the wilderness. Inside, you'll also discover detailed information on: Choosing the right items for your kit. Manufacturing needed tools and supplies. Collecting and cooking food. Protecting yourself from the elements. With Canterbury's guidance, you'll not only prepare yourself for any climate and situation, you'll also learn how to use the art of bushcraft to reconnect with nature in ways you've never imagined.

Advanced Bushcraft

Advanced Bushcraft Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Dave Canterbury
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1440587973
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Trek deeper into the wilderness with New York Times bestselling author Dave Canterbury! In this valuable guide, survivalist Dave Canterbury goes beyond bushcraft basics to teach you how to survive in the backcountry with little or no equipment. Using the foundation you learned in Bushcraft 101, Canterbury shows you how to completely immerse yourself in the wilderness with advanced bushcraft and woodcraft techniques. He covers crucial survival skills like tracking to help you get even closer to wildlife, crafting medicines from plants, and navigating without the use of a map or compass. He also offers ways to improvise and save money on bushcraft essentials like fire-starting tools and packs. With Canterbury's expert advice and guidance, you will learn how to forgo your equipment, make use of your surroundings, and truly enjoy the wilderness. Whether you're eager to learn more after your first real outdoor adventure or have been exploring the backcountry for years, Advanced Bushcraft will help you take your self-reliance and wilderness experience to the next level.

The Bushcraft Field Guide to Trapping, Gathering, and Cooking in the Wild

The Bushcraft Field Guide to Trapping, Gathering, and Cooking in the Wild Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Dave Canterbury
Editor: Simon and Schuster
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The Bushcraft Field Guide to Trapping, Gathering, and Cooking in the Wild by Dave Canterbury Summary

What to eat, where to find it, and how to cook it! Renowned outdoors expert and New York Times bestselling author Dave Canterbury provides you with all you need to know about packing, trapping, and preparing food for your treks and wilderness travels. Whether you're headed out for a day hike or a weeklong expedition, you'll find everything you need to survive--and eat well--out in the wild. Canterbury makes certain you're set by not only teaching you how to hunt and gather, but also giving you recipes to make while on the trail. Complete with illustrations to accompany his instructions and a full-color photo guide of plants to forage and those to avoid, this is the go-to reference to keep in your pack. The Bushcraft Field Guide to Trapping, Gathering, and Cooking in the Wild helps you achieve the full outdoor experience. With it, you'll be prepared to set off on your trip and enjoy living off the land.

Bushcraft Illustrated

Bushcraft Illustrated Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Dave Canterbury
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1507209061
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“An appealing coffee table book.” —The Wall Street Journal From Dave Canterbury—wilderness expert, New York Times bestselling author, and YouTube sensation—comes a fully illustrated guide to everything you need to know to hone your bushcraft, or wilderness survival skills, from types of shelter, to useful tools, to edible plants—and much more! Before you venture into the wilderness, learn exactly what you need to bring and what you need to know with this ultimate outdoor reference guide, by survivalist expert Dave Canterbury. Filled with more than 300 illustrations, Bushcraft Illustrated showcases the necessary tools and skills for an awesome outdoor adventure, including such as: Packs: Learn the different types and how to craft and pack your own. Cordage: Essential knot knowledge for outdoor survival. Firecraft: How to start a fire with a variety of materials. Trapping: Tips for catching small game. Plants: A catalog of edible plants to forage. …And much more! With its many helpful illustrations and detailed, easy-to-follow instructions, this illustrated Bushcraft guide is a must-have for the seasoned outdoor lover and adventure novice alike!

How to Stay Alive in the Woods

How to Stay Alive in the Woods Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Bradford Angier
Editor: Black Dog & Leventhal
ISBN: 1603762868
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HOW TO STAY ALIVE IN THE WOODS is a practical, readable-and potentially indispensable-manual for anyone venturing into the great outdoors. Broken down into four essential sections, Sustenance, Warmth, Orientation and Safety, this enlightening guide reveals how to catch game without a gun, what plants to eat (full-color illustrations of these make identification simple), how to build a warm shelter, make clothing, protect yourself and signal for help. Detailed illustrations and expanded instructions, newly commissioned for this deluxe edition, offer crucial information at a glance, making How to Stay Alive in the Woods truly a lifesaver.

Bushcraft Basics

Bushcraft Basics Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Leon Pantenburg
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1510751920
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Be ready for any emergency, at any time. Could you survive in the wilderness on your own? From clothing recommendations to picking the best firestarter, expert survival instructor Leon Pantenburg shares his immense knowledge of bushcraft and survivalist skills so that anyone—backpackers, preppers, city dwellers, and more—can be ready for a possible emergency. In Bushcraft Survival, Pantenburg delivers practical tips and anecdotes that cater to readers who are looking to improve their outdoor skills and prepare for every potential disaster. Drawing from his personal experience as an avid outdoorsman and years as a journalist, Pantenburg lays out easy-to-follow steps to prep for both short and long-term survival situations. As natural disasters become increasingly present and people continue to rely on reality television shows for survival tips, developing bushcraft abilities is becoming more and more important. In this thorough handbook, Pantenburg covers a wide range of topics, including: Developing a survival mindset Crafting survival kits Choosing clothing best suited to survival Picking materials and objects to help you survive Building a variety of shelters Deciding what survival tools you should pack and which you should leave at home Effectively make a fire using different techniques Filled with time-tested techniques and first-hand experience, Bushcraft Survival is the ideal book for those who want to step up their hiking or camping game, as well as those who are searching for relevant advice on emergency preparedness.

Outdoor Life: The Ultimate Bushcraft Survival Manual

Outdoor Life: The Ultimate Bushcraft Survival Manual Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Tim MacWelch,The Editors of Outdoor Life
Editor: Weldon Owen International
ISBN: 1681883171
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Outdoor Life: The Ultimate Bushcraft Survival Manual by Tim MacWelch,The Editors of Outdoor Life Summary

The ultimate guide to living in the wild from finding shelter and food to knowing the many uses for antlers, mud, animal fat and more. Imagine being dropped in the woods with little more than a knife, your wits, and the shirt on your back. You’d need more than luck to survive. You’d need the knowledge and skills covered in Ultimate Bushcraft Survival Manual. In this book, survival expert Tim MacWelch examines how primitive cultures around the world and throughout history have made their own shelter, weapons, tools, and more. He also shares clever, MacGuyver-style ideas for repurposing anything you might find in your pockets or pack. Whether your goal is to test yourself against nature, be prepared for any catastrophe, or learn more about traditional survival techniques, this is the book for you.

Wilderness Survival

Wilderness Survival Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Gregory J. Davenport
Editor: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 9780811744058
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Completely updated with information on keeping yourself safe and healthy in the wilderness. A comprehensive, well-organized, and user-friendly guide to staying alive in the backcountry.

Traditional Skills of the Mountain Men

Traditional Skills of the Mountain Men Pdf/ePub eBook Author: David Montgomery
Editor: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493035142
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Filled with valuable information for hobbyists, survival enthusiasts, family campers - and everyone who enjoys outdoor life, Traditional Skills of the Mountain Men is the essential illustrated guide to wilderness living and survival. How to make your own clothing, shelter, and equipment are all covered in step-by-step detail—through illustrations by the author himself. Learn how to make and use hunting tools and utensils, wild game traps, mountainman clothing, powder flasks and horns, tents, deer-horn jewelry, and much more. Wilderness survival skills are also covered, with instruction geared at both novice and expert. Learn how to trap wild game, tan hides, shoot with black powder, make a fire, and cook a hearty meal with only the barest of essentials.

The Book of Camp-Lore and Woodcraft

The Book of Camp-Lore and Woodcraft Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Daniel Carter Beard
Editor: Library of Alexandria
ISBN: 1465595953
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ÊAs a boy, the author dreamed of wonderful municipal playgrounds, of organizations giving the boys opportunity to camp in the open, of zoological and botanical gardens planned and adapted to the understanding of youth. His busy life as a civil engineer, surveyor, and work in the open gave him no opportunity to develop his dreams, but at the end of a five year tour of the United States and Canada, made over fifty years ago, he drifted into New York City and was shocked beyond expression by the almost total lack of breathing spaces for our boys, in the greatest of American cities. True, it then had Central Park; but fifty years ago Central Park was out among the goats, only to be reached by a long and tiresome horse car journey. This lamentable state of affairs caused the writer so much real pain and concern that he then and there inaugurated a personal crusade for the benefit of the boys, a crusade with the avowed object of winning for them the peoples' interest in the big outdoors. The most difficult part of his task was to convince the men of the swivel chairs that boys' leisure should be spent in the open; that the blue sky is the only proper roof for a normal boy's playground; also that the open spaces are the places where God intended young people to live, work and play. No great crusade, no great movement of any kind is one man's work, nevertheless, every successful movement must have one enthusiast in the front rank, one who knows the trail and comprehensively envisions the objectiveÑobjectum quod complexum. Others may and will join him, and occasionally spurt ahead of the leader, like the hare in the fable, but the enthusiast keeps right on just the same. Pray do not understand by this that the writer claims that he alone is responsible for this bloodless revolution. No, no, his propaganda work did however win for him the moral support of the editorial staff of St. Nicholas, Youth's Companion and Harpers. Later he was openly backed and encouraged by such distinguished sportsmen as President Roosevelt, his chief forester Governor Pinchot, and his Chief of Staff Major General Bell. While the stalwart men of the Camp Fire Club of America worked hand and glove with him, all similar organizations failed not in voicing their approval. Furthermore he was always helped by his loyal friends of the daily press. Many famous writers lent their influence, all working consciously or unconsciously to help the great cause of boyhood.

Survival Wisdom & Know How

Survival Wisdom & Know How Pdf/ePub eBook Author: The Editors of Stackpole Books
Editor: Black Dog & Leventhal
ISBN: 1603762736
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Survival Wisdom is a large-scale practical guide, jam-packed with information on every aspect of outdoor life and adventure. Survival Wisdom & Know-How is the most complete, all-in-one volume on every aspect of outdoor adventure and survival ever, from orienteering to campfire cooking to ice climbing and beyond. Culled from dozens of respected books from Stackpole, the industry's leader in outdoor adventure, this massive collection of wilderness know-how leaves absolutely nothing to chance when it comes to surviving and thriving in the wilderness—and appreciating every minute of it. Topics include Building Outdoor Shelter, Tracking Animals, Winter Camping, Tying Knots, Orienteering, Reading the Weather, Identifying Edible Plants and Berries, Surviving in the Desert, Bird Watching, Fishing and Ice Fishing, Hunting and Trapping, Canoeing, Kayaking, and White Water Rafting, First Aid, Wild Animals, Cookery, and much more. Useful illustrations and photos throughout make it easy to browse and use. With contributions by the experts at the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) as well as the editors of Stackpole's Discover Nature series, Survival Wisdom & Know-How is the definitive, must-have reference for the great outdoors.

Survive!

Survive! Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Les Stroud
Editor: Harper Collins
ISBN: 1443418447
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You’re alone in the forest on a fine autumn day with nothing but a multitool. You’re stuck there for a week. Should you be more worried about finding a source of uncontaminated water or about a bear that might be in the area? Neither, says Les Stroud. The bear will most likely avoid you, and dehydration will affect you faster than parasites in untreated water. Your bigger worry should be shelter—the daytime might be nice, but it’s likely going to be cold at night. And that’s just the beginning. The concept of Survivorman is simple: left in a remote location, Les must survive for seven days on his own without food, water or equipment. Now, he shares his expert knowledge in Survive!, a fully illustrated guide based on his experiences on six continents and filled with field-tested advice. Many books on survival are culled from Second World War–era training techniques that are out-of-date or just plain wrong. Survive! debunks these dated myths, exploring basic and advanced tactics that show you how to cope in any survival situation. Brought to life with Les’s own anecdotes and the tales of others, Survive! is the perfect manual for anyone -- from beginner to armchair traveller to seasoned explorer -- who wants to meet nature’s dangers with confidence. As Les writes, “If you believe you can make it through the bad times, and you are not intimidated by the forces of nature, you will markedly increase your chances of survival.” SURVIVE! includes detailed information on the following: preparing for survival, mentally and physically fire-making techniques basic survival kit components finding, collecting and making water sources of food types of shelter

The Survival Handbook

The Survival Handbook Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Colin Towell
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 0744024064
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Take on the toughest challenges that nature can throw at you with the ultimate visual guide to camping, wilderness, and outdoor survival skills. Written by Colin Towell, an ex-SAS Combat Survival Instructor, The Survival Handbook is bursting with survival tips, manual skills, camping essentials, and advice on how to improvise, survive, and get found - on land or at sea. Combining proven, no-nonsense military survival skills with ingenious bushcraft techniques, specially commissioned illustrations, and accessible step-by-step instructions show you how to survive in the wild. Learn how to plan your expedition, how to make a fire, and how to build a shelter and everything you need to know about wild food and natural dangers. Revel in inspirational real-life survival stories and be prepared for every outdoor situation. From survival basics, such as finding water and catching fish, to extreme survival situations including being adrift at sea or lost in the jungle, The Survival Handbook will steer you through life's toughest adventures in the world's harshest climates. Whether you are preparing for a camping trip or going further afield, The Survival Handbook is a perfect guide to the great outdoors in a handy size to pack.

Prepper's Long-Term Survival Guide

Prepper's Long-Term Survival Guide Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jim Cobb
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1612433189
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Prepare your home and family for any life-threatening catastrophe with this step-by-step survivalist guide filled with techniques, strategies, and DIY projects from a lifelong prepping expert The preparation you make for a hurricane, earthquake or other short-term disaster will not keep you alive in the event of widespread social collapse caused by pandemic, failure of the grid or other long-term crises. Government pamphlets and other prepping books tell you how to hold out through an emergency until services are restored. This book teaches you how to survive when nothing returns to normal for weeks, months or even years, including: Practical water collection for drinking and hygiene Storing, growing, hunting and foraging for food First aid and medical treatments when there’s no doctor Techniques and tactics for fortifying and defending your home Community-building strategies for creating a new society

The Pendleton Field Guide to Camping

The Pendleton Field Guide to Camping Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Pendleton Woolen Mills
Editor: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 145217699X
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From the beloved American heritage brand, The Pendleton Field Guide to Camping is a helpful companion for outdoor enthusiasts and weekend adventurers. Organized into three sections, this handbook offers practical advice on where to go camping, how to go camping, and how to enjoy it once you're there. The Pendleton Field Guide to Camping begins with a brief overview of the best parks and trails in the United States. The second section contains camp essentials—what to pack and how to plan your camping trip—and the final section contains a series of how-tos. • Entries include a brief history of national parks, packing lists, and step-by-step tutorials for starting a fire, pitching a tent, and brewing a cup of coffee in the wilderness. • Filled with tried-and-true advice, illustrations, and informative text • An inviting and instructive tool for anyone who wants to explore the great outdoors Whether you're an avid outdoorsperson, a weekend explorer, or an aspirational adventurer, this handbook will inspire you to pack a bag and spend some time in the wilderness. For over 150 years, Pendleton Woolen Mills has been one of America's most beloved heritage brands. Known for their woolen blankets and clothing, their products are revered by those who love the great outdoors. • An inviting and instructive tool for those who want to start sleeping under the stars • Great book for Pendleton fans, outdoorsy types, and longtime campers and first-timers alike • Add it to the shelf with books like Bushcraft 101: A Field Guide to the Art of Wilderness Survival by Dave Canterbury, Norwegian Wood: Chopping, Stacking, and Drying Wood the Scandinavian Way by Lars Mytting, and How to Stay Alive in the Woods: A Complete Guide to Food, Shelter and Self-Preservation Anywhere by Bradford Angier

Surviving the Wild

Surviving the Wild Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Joshua Enyart
Editor: Mango Media Inc.
ISBN: 1642505447
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The Ultimate Wilderness Survival Guide “If you are serious about survival, this book is required reading.” ―Alan Kay, winner of Alone, season 1 (History Channel) and coauthor of Decline and Decay: Strategies for Surviving the Coming Unpleasantness #1 Bestseller in Caving & Spelunking and Hiking & Camping Instructional Former Special Forces Operator and Instructor, Joshua Enyart, provides essential skills and a step-by-step wilderness survival strategy in his debut bushcraft book, Surviving the Wild. A bushcraft survival and field guide. If you found yourself suddenly thrust into the wild without any modern conveniences like electricity, running water, wi-fi, or Google—would you know what to do? In a pandemic induced post-apocalypse, do you know what your first priority should be? If your caving, camping, or hiking adventure goes haywire, how would you ensure your survival? Written by a former Army Ranger and Green Beret, this survival book provides crucial information alongside a logical, systems-based approach to survival and preparedness. Navigation, tools, first aid, and other survival strategies for the outdoors. Consider this your essential survival guidebook to making it in the wild. With it you’ll learn how to outmaneuver immediate threats, find shelter and nutrition, and navigate to where you want to go. Part first aid book, part survival handbook, Surviving the Wild contains chapters of information on making the most of minimal supplies, finding safe water, and above all—survival! Look inside and you’ll find: • A foreword from bestselling bushcraft author Dave Canterbury • Survival medicine and edible plant identification • Instructions on how to build a fire, catch game, make a shelter, and more! If you enjoyed survival books like Bushcraft 101, SAS Survival Handbook, How to Stay Alive in the Woods, or The Prepper's Medical Handbook, then you’ll love Surviving the Wild.

Crisis Preparedness Handbook, 3rd Edition

Crisis Preparedness Handbook, 3rd Edition Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Patricia Spigarelli Aston,Jack A. Spigarelli
Editor: Cross-Current Publishing
ISBN: 0936348070
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Crisis Preparedness Handbook, 3rd Edition by Patricia Spigarelli Aston,Jack A. Spigarelli Summary

The crises of 2020 impacted every single one of us. Were you prepared? Are you prepared for the next crisis? This new, updated third edition gives you the tools you need to ensure safety and survival so you can be prepared for any disaster that comes your way. You’ll learn how to: ✓ Identify your crisis risk ✓ Create a customized preparedness plan ✓ Design a basic food-storage system that’s ideal for you ✓ Safely store water and fuel ✓ Tackle sanitation issues and communications breakdowns ✓ Protect your home and family This book also gives you unique benefits you won’t see in other preparedness books, such as: ✓ 5 Things You Can Do Now—Quick-start ideas in each chapter to get you going ✓ Quick Checks—Checklists that help you evaluate options ✓ Worksheets—Planning tools to optimize your preparedness plan ✓ Resource Section—Reviews of unique products that help you prepare ✓ Personally Speaking—Patricia’s tips, insights, and survival life-lessons You’ll love Crisis Preparedness Handbook because it gives you everything you need to confidently handle any crisis and feel the peace that comes with being prepared. Get it now.

Wilderness Adventure Camp

Wilderness Adventure Camp Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Frank Grindrod
Editor: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1635861535
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Whether in the rugged backcountry or a suburban backyard, kids can experience the sense of personal independence and self-confidence that come from outdoor proficiency, while also developing a deeper connection to and understanding of the natural world. With this skills-based book, kids learn essential safety and survival tips and bushcraft that they need to have a safe wilderness experience. Led by outdoor leader Frank Grindrod of Earthwork Programs, every turn of the page takes kids on another stage of the journey. They learn how to pack for the outdoors, navigate using a map and a compass, choose and set up a campsite, handle and use a knife properly, build a fire, tie different types of knots, make a lean-to out of sticks and leaves, and cook over an open fire. This guide teaches more than just outdoor know-how; it fosters appreciation for the natural world and pride in knowing how to use its resources as a tool for survival and adventure.

Lost and Stranded

Lost and Stranded Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Sprinkle Timothy
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1510727728
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For anyone who spends time in the backcountry, understanding not only what sorts of dangers you can run into out there but also exactly what those risks can do to you is part of being a smart, well informed outdoor traveler. In Lost and Stranded, author Timothy Sprinkle breaks down the perils that can befall hikers, hunters, and other outdoor enthusiasts. There are animal encounters, weather events (lightning strikes), parasites (giardia), biting insects (bees/wasps), winter hazards (avalanches), natural disasters (forest fires), hypothermia, dehydration, disorientation, and much, much more to worry about. Although these risks are generally well known, what’s less understood by many adventurers is what exactly happens to you when, say, you become malnourished in the backcountry. What does it feel like? How does the condition progress? How long do you generally have before the body shuts down? What helps or hurts when you’re fighting for survival? Lost and Stranded will answer these questions and many more by taking an inside look at more than two dozen outdoor hazards. Each one will include a narrative section that dramatizes the experience of a certain situation based on real-world events. From there, information from expert sources—medical doctors, first responders, wildlife experts, and others—will fill in the details around exactly how each scenario plays out on the ground, followed by suggestions on how to avoid or survive each risk factor, making this book is a vital resource for outdoor travelers.

Bracing for the Apocalypse

Bracing for the Apocalypse Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Anna Maria Bounds
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1351846337
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Bracing for the Apocalypse by Anna Maria Bounds Summary

Increasing American fear about terrorism, environmental catastrophes, pandemics, and economic crises has fueled interest in "prepping": confronting disaster by mastering survivalist skills. This trend of self-reliance is not merely evidence of the American belief in the power of the individual; rather, this pragmatic shift away from expecting government aid during a disaster reflects a weakened belief in the bond between government and its citizens during a time of crisis. This ethnographic study explores the rise of the urban preppers' subculture in New York City, shedding light on the distinctive approach of city dwellers in preparing for disaster. With attention to the role of factors such as class, race, gender and one’s expectations of government, it shows that how one imagines Doomsday affects how one prepares for it. Drawing on participant observation, the author explores preppers’ views on the central question of whether to "bug out" or "hunker down" in the event of disaster, and examines the ways in which the prepper economy increases revenue by targeting concerns over developing skills, building networks, securing equipment and arranging a safe locale. A rich qualitative study, Bracing for the Apocalypse will appeal to scholars of sociology and anthropology with interests in urban studies, ethnography and subcultures.