Anyone who has spent even a little time outdoors has come across strange tracks left by animals of people and wondered “what was here?” In this practical guide, former-SAS member Bob Carss shows how to track any moving thing, in any environment, and under nearly any circumstance. He begins by explaining common terms, such as a “top sign”, markings left above ankle height; “pointers”, signs that tell the general direction of the quarry; and a “conclusive sign,” markings that confirm the quarry’s presence. The difference between tracks left by quarry and false tracks are described, as well as how a pattern of signs builds into the tracking picture – the overall movement, direction, and motivation of the quarry. Included are tips on:
The SAS Guide to Tracking is a remarkable guide to developing a new awareness of the outdoors and is the perfect companion for naturalists, outdoorspeople, hunters, wildlife photographers, search-and-rescue teams, and law enforcement.
With a Foreword by John “Lofty” Wiseman, author of The SAS Survival Handbook
A good companion for a woodsman, or anyone that has a naturally inquisitive, intelligent mind.
At fist look it has a slight additional page count but as of now that is all I can really tell for content.
This is a great overview book on tracking, and more importantly a great book for teaching tracking.
This book is a wonderful gift for anyone loves the great gift. The information is priceless and is the best book I've found on the subjectPublished 3 months ago by Ingrid R Kavanagh
This is a great book that is a little more advanced than ' Tracking : A Blueprint for Learning How '.
A great resource in learning how to track.
The best book on tracking that I have read. I really don't feel the need to buy any others.
Written in a straight-forward manner without 'filler', this book explains... Read more
Disappointed by nearly every chapter. Perhaps written for Boy Scouts?
The expectation was to get some information I had never considered or had the experiences to learn myself... Read more
This book is so full of useful information I am almost overwhelmed by it. I planned to read it all through once then try to out some of what I retained into practice. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Deonne