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By Michael Bane

during this landmark publication, the 1st of its type in outside literature, writer Michael Bane examines own protection within the open air. He describes a dating among expertise, instinct, and worry that, whilst totally understood, can either increase our courting with the wild and support retain us safe. path secure grew out of Bane's certain historical past, which as well as vast time within the backcountry, contains the martial arts, firearms pageant and coaching, a stint as a "guest terrorist" at toes. Benning working simulations opposed to police SWAT groups and ten years within the high-risk activities arena.
Bane has climbed 20,000 foot mountains, explored flooded caves as one of many small variety of qualified cave divers on the planet, climbed frozen waterfalls, raced mountain motorcycles downhill at speeds of greater than 60 miles in step with hour, skydived, para-sailed, scuba dived to the darkish global at depths of three hundred or extra ft, bicycled throughout dying Valley in July and the Iditarod path in Alaska in February, pitched kayaks off 3-story waterfalls and different breath-taking adventures. these adventures have been chronicled in one more landmark booklet, OVER the sting, which triggered the Wall highway magazine to exclaim, "How did Michael Bane turn into the George Plimpton from Hell?" Bane has been featured in media worldwide telling his story.
"My 'checkered' occupation has allowed me to convey a few unique pondering to the complete factor of private defense," says Bane, who's the manufacturer and Host of the hit open air CHANNEL sequence the simplest safeguard and capturing GALLERY. "Mindset is our most vital instrument in own safety, and path secure is aimed toward supporting you recognize and use that tool."
An vital point of path secure is that its info is offered. "A lot of instances the data you want to stay secure within the again state or perhaps on your houses is hidden in jargon, nonsense buzz phrases or vague journals," says Bane. "My target was once to take real-life classes and current them in an easy-to-understand, logical format."
Perhaps crucial lesson of path secure is a greater understanding of the realm round you not just makes you more secure, yet complements your delight in that global. "I dwell within the Rocky Mountains," says Bane, "and each day i am surprised on the richness it has to supply somebody. path secure is helping you include that richness whereas knowing the dangers. To me, that is the contrary of fear."

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