The Unofficial Hunger Games Wilderness Survival Guide
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Put the Odds in Your Favor!
Train like a Tribute before you enter the Arena using this wilderness survival guide--you don't have to live in Panem to put these survival skills to use. Experience the adventure of life in District 12 by learning and practicing the survival skills used by Katniss, Peeta, Gale and their friends.
Some of the survival skills you'll learn:
- Building temporary shelters to protect from rain, cold, wind and sun.
- Finding and purifying water--even when there are no streams or lakes nearby.
- Building and using fire for cooking, signaling, warmth and making tools.
- Identifying and cooking wild edible plants.
- Building Gale's famous twitch-up snares.
- Peeta's camouflage techniques.
- Katniss's hunting and stalking skills.
- Making your own survival bow and arrows and other tools.
- The materials you need to create a forage bag like Katniss's.
- Survival first aid.
- Navigation tips and tricks for travel, rescue and evasion.
Detailed photos and step-by-step instructions will help you master each skill. The real-life skills found in The Unofficial Hunger Games Wilderness Survival Guide will help you in any wilderness or disaster survival situation. Start your training today.
you to burn large logs that can be very difficult to use in other, more compact fire lays. Log cabin fire lay LOG CABIN The log cabin fire lay makes an excellent signal fire. I’ll bet that this is the exact fire lay that Katniss and Rue build when luring the Careers away from the Cornucopia. When constructed properly, this fire lights and rages very quickly. After the walls are constructed, the inside is filled with flammable tinder and small pieces of kindling. I discuss how to use this fire
two weeks made it very easy to peel off the inner bark in long, pliable strips. I coiled these strips up to dry for later use. Inner bark fibers being stripped from a cedar tree Peeling inner bark from long-soaked outer bark The bark from willow and mulberry saplings is very easy to peel up in spring and summer. It becomes more difficult to peel in winter months. I simply make a slice near the bottom and peel the outer and inner bark layers up as far as they will go. Then, I scrub off the
CHAPTER FIVE Tools of a Survivor: Katniss’s Forage Bag Survival Knife Cordage Containers Fishing Kit Fire-Starting Tools Summary CHAPTER SIX Beyond the Fence: Survival Hunting & Gathering Creek’s Three Rules of Wild Edible Plants Wild Edible Plants of District 12: The Eastern Woodlands Hunting, Trapping, and Fishing in District 12: The Eastern Woodlands Katniss and Gale’s Hunting & Trapping Tools After the Hunt Summary CHAPTER SEVEN Survival First Aid: Healing Basics from
following chapters I will detail many of the skills you can use in the arena and in real-life survival situations. I start with the Core Four for a reason. If you are ever in a survival situation, these are the four areas that typically need to be addressed first to keep you alive! CHAPTER TWO Survival Shelter: Mother Nature Is The Ultimate Gamemaker There is nothing that Seneca Crane or any of the Capitol’s Gamemakers could conjure up to compete with what Mother Nature has already unleashed
let’s go over survival sheltering basics. Cliff ledge protected Choosing Your Shelter In a survival situation, there are five elements to consider when choosing your shelter location and design. Planning is paramount. Here’s some valuable advice I learned early in my survival-skills career: don’t rush. Rushing leads to foolish mistakes that you will most certainly regret later. A rookie mistake in the shelter department could easily cost you your life, and that’s a fact many people have