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The Art of Tracking


208 Pages, 5.5 x 8.5

Formats: Cloth

Cloth, $39.95 (US $39.95) (CA $51.95)

Publication Date: February 2017

ISBN 9780719810763

Rights: US & CA

Robert Hale (Feb 2017)

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An invaluable tracking book for search and rescue teams, outdoor pursuit teachers, livestock owners and gamekeepers, and all outdoor enthusiasts

Manhunter is the ultimate guide to tracking skills in both wild and urban environments. Written by an experienced tracker, the book looks at the qualities and skills you need to track successfully, the different methods involved, the psychology of tracking, and strategies to deal with counter-tracking techniques. Covering Combat Tracking, Hunter Force, Tactical Tracking, Counter IED, Border Patrol, Police Search, Search and Rescue, and Surveillance, Manhunter will help hone the tracking skills needed to find anyone on any terrain or in any weather conditions.

Author Biography

Ian Maxwell is one of a handful of people who is a Level 3 Combat and Tactical Tracking Instructor. He has tracked people in most countries in the world and has spent time tracking with the U.S. Border Patrol and U.S. special forces. He has trained British police officers, New Mexico state troopers, Canadian Forces, Kenyan and Tanzanian armed rangers, and members of special forces from around the world. He has also provided information for forensic psychologists and is a registered expert witness. Ian has presented several television programs on tracking, including his own series Max's Big Tracks and Big Cat Track.