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
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 8 months ago by Deonne
This was a really great book to read. I think anyone interested in this will enjoy it. It is definitely a keeper.Published 10 months ago by J. BECK
This is a very interesting information reference book that should have and it is very valuable tool information and you might like it.Published 11 months ago by D. Shaw
very detailed with photos and very easy to follow and understand for everyone. It is a fairly easy read; not too hard.Published 12 months ago by mustangfury
It's around here somewhere. Started reading and got interrupted by house redecoration. Would love to be abole to memorize a lot of the material..Published 14 months ago by DogLuver
lacked deepness , specifity . really my espcetatiojn was to be a more didactic piece , with real photos , didactic grafics . Read morePublished 16 months ago by alfredo della savia