Archive for the ‘Survival Psychology’ Category

What Would Peter Do?

Posted on March 12th, 2012 by Peter


I judged his age to be about twenty-eight or nine as he entered the room and approached me at the conclusion of one of my seminars in Portland, Oregon some years ago. The attendees had left the room  and I thought it a bit odd that someone would come in after all of the seminars […]

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Near Misses

Posted on January 23rd, 2012 by Peter

There have been many times in my life, and I suspect in yours, that something has happened where your life was placed in danger but you managed to avoid a catastrophe by sheer luck.  Perhaps, just in the nick of time, you realized what was about to happen and you stepped back from the brink […]

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Peter Kummerfeldt: My Top 20 Survival Books

Posted on January 3rd, 2012 by Peter


Posted on January 2nd, 2012 by Leon in Leon’s Blog Survival expert Peter Kummerfeldt wrote my go-to book on wilderness survival “Surviving a Wilderness Emergency.” He is also my friend and an expert source when I have questions about wilderness survival. So when Peter published his list of reading favorites, I paid attention. Here are […]

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Survival Myths and Misconceptions

Posted on September 20th, 2011 by Peter


Much of the information available to people who want to learn more about survival and surviving is based on material that is outdated and in some cases totally incorrect. Unfortunately the early outdoor writers created a problem for those of us interested in learning how to survive a wilderness emergency today.  Techniques and procedures that […]

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