New Wilderness Survival Book Released

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Wilderness survival author Gary L. Benton releases his new Survival Guide. This guide is not just for hunters, fishermen, or hikers, but for the whole family.

Wilderness survival author Gary L. Benton releases his new Survival Guide. This guide is not just for hunters, fishermen, or hikers, but for the whole family.

“This book has taken me years to write. It is primarily a collection of articles—many have been published previously in some of North America’s best outdoors publications (Modern Survival Magazine, Buck Masters, Big Game Hunt, Wonderful West Virginia Magazine, Back Home Magazine, Family Camping Magazine and others). In these articles, you will discover some great general family camping information.

“This survival and outdoors guide is for your enjoyment (and to get you thinking about nature). I have over forty years of wilderness outdoors experience and I have camped in various states and many different countries, as well as under some very extreme weather conditions. I have slept in the jungles in the Philippines Islands, the frozen arctic north of Alaska, and the blistering deserts of Arizona and New Mexico, so I feel my knowledge base is extensive.

“Some of my writing is just plain camping (even with the kids)—fun, fishing, hiking, or hunting information. We have added these articles to make the guide more enjoyable for those folks who may be looking for general wilderness information and want to share what they learn with a child.

“Simple Survival is for those families and individuals who wish to improve or learn emergency survival skills. I do not support radical survivalist movements in any way.”

A collection of articles—many published previously in some of North America’s best outdoors publications (Modern Survival Magazine, Buck Masters, Big Game Hunt, Wonderful West Virginia Magazine, Back Home Magazine, Family Camping Magazine and others).

Gary L. Benton is a retired United States Air Force Senior Master Sergeant. A graduate of a number of U.S. Air Force Survival Schools, including Arctic, Water (Sea and Ocean), Basic Mountain (General Survival), and Jungle survival schools, he taught parachuting techniques and survival skills to Air Force aircrew members as a Life Support Instructor for twelve years.

He has an Associates Degree in Search and Rescue and Survival Operations; a Bachelors Degree in Safety and Health; and a Masters Degree in Psychology near completion.

Sergeant Benton retired from the USAF in 1997 with over twenty-six years of active duty.

You will learn about the requirements for survival in almost any situation.

What Others Say About the Book

Tom Rose

Editor and Administrator, Modern Sportsman

“Gary Benton is a master wilderness survival expert; his writing is concise, easy to read, and offers something to everyone. Simple Survival is simply the one survival tool next to your compass that no outdoorsman should be without.”

Kevin Rider

Editor and Administrator, Modern Sportsman

“Survival, by nature, is a subject that demands simplicity. Simple Survival is required reading for anyone that has even a passing interest in the outdoors.”

Forrest Lee Horn

CAPTAIN, INF , USA (Retired/Disabled), Senior Associate, Paradigm Associates

“Readable, easy to search, and highly useful for all outdoorsman, Simple Survival is one of three books I would want with me on a deserted island.”

James L. Bruner

Editor, Water and Woods Magazine

"I can firmly resolve that this book is definitely worth adding to your arsenal of knowledge, as it could very well mean the difference between life and death.”

Andy Coleman

Owner, Ironclad Surplus, UK

“Simple Survival is straightforward, delightfully humourous, factual, trustworthy and most importantly, understandable - something that many survival guides available today fail to be. It is a pleasure to read a book with a serious subject and learn so much in a user-friendly way.”

John Egan

Owner, Survivalist Books, Australia

“Simple Survival is the freshest survival book to cross my desk in a decade. Gary has written one of the must-have books for anyone interested in the outdoors and I have no hesitation in recommending it.”

Lucia Hyde

Editor, Wonderful West Virginia Magazine

“Gary Benton combines sound survival advice with a fun and engaging style of writing. His Simple Survival is illuminating for both novice outdoor enthusiasts and experienced wilderness users.”

Mark E. Zlotkowski

Major, USAF, Retired

“I consider myself very lucky to have had Gary Benton as my egress/ejection and survival instructor when I was in the United States Air Force in the mid 1970is. I personally know of at least four people who survived to fly another day due to his training. The sign of a true survival professional is one who keeps you alive and this man does it! Gary is no armchair survival expert, but a real hands on individual and this guide can make a serious difference in a life and death situation.”

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