Discover how to track and stalk any living thing in any environment, including woodland, marsh, jungle and desert. The reader will learn how to: Interpret animal, human and vehicle signs. Preserve night vision. Use time frames to eliminate misleading signs. Detect quarry when they backtrack or circle around. Understand how time and weather affect signs. Spot intentionally misleading signs. The skills of observation, memory and analysis that a tracker employs are essential t only for the military and law enforcement agencies but are also invaluable for search and rescue teams, scouts, youth leaders, outdoor pursuit teachers, bird-watchers, ramblers, farmers, livestock owners and game keepers.
Bob Carss spent 18 years with 22 Special Air Service, where he trained as a tracker and was the chief SAS tracking instructor. He met co-writer Stewart Birch and illustrator Roy Thomasson while the three of them were serving together in B Squadron 22 SAS. They all live in Hereford, where the SAS Regiment is based.