Watching today's reality TV shows can give and teach you a wealth of information on outdoor survival. Discovery Channel has many survival shows on like, Man vs. Wild and Dual Survival just to name a couple. Watching National Geographic, History and Animal Planet shows will give you a lot of information also, and just by jotting down a few notes and tips as you watch these shows, could give you enough information to write your own short survival guide. To get even more information about outdoor survival is to go on the internet or go to your locale library.
Practice survival techniques when you go on outdoor adventures. This makes for a more enjoyable real life outdoor survival trip and a great learning experience as an outdoors man. Even though you may take all your outdoor gear with you, try pretending that your in a survival situation and do things the hard way.