The holidays are just a few weeks away and it is often a time urban 4WD owners take their cars out into the country and desert regions.

But a recent tragedy in the Simpson desert where one man died of thirst, and another is recovering in hospital after their four-wheel-drive got bogged is a reminder of how important it is to have survival skills before you head out.

Bob Cooper is an outback survival expert who teaches courses and has written about surviving our harsh outback.

Interview with Bob Cooper

by ABC.net.au | November 08, 2012

Source: ABC.net.au
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