will to live by les stroud

8 Keys to Survival

Keep it Simple and Survive!™: 8 Keys to Survival, Part 2

Even the best prepared outdoors person can find themselves in difficult straits sometimes, a true survival event. If you backpack, raft, climb, ski, snowboard, mountain bike, sail, fish, hunt, snowmobile or just love to go on day hikes it can happen and does, every season of every year. Review Part one of this article on survival: Your ability to deal with a survival event is maturing. You have been acquiring  knowledge, practicing specific skills, gaining experience, and adding tools to your survival kit …

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Book review: Will to Live by Les Stroud

Any time “Man vs. Wild” is mentioned, some stalwart soul will say, “Les Stroud is a real survival man.  Bear Grylls is just a poser.”  Well, recently I read Mr. Stroud’s most recent book, Will to Live, and while it neither confirms or denies his superiority over any other survival expert, it’s entertaining with dozens of helpful survival tips. The format of the book centers around real-life survival stories, most of them already well-known.  As Les recounts the stories, he …

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