The Ray Mears Essential Bushcraft paperback book was published in June due to huge public demand for a condensed version of Ray’s best-selling. Essential Bushcraft by Ray Mears, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. You’ll probably never use most of the stuff in Ray Mears Essential Bushcraft: A Handbook of Survival Skills from Around the World, but it is fascinating.

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The person you would most want to be standing next to you if in a life threatening situation miles from civilisation! Trivia About Essential Bushcraft. Bushcrqft 24, Nathanael Coyne rated it really liked it Shelves: Thanks for telling us about the problem. Your email address will not be published.

Cutting tools, Water, Fire, Shelter and Cordage – the latter relating to the making and tying of cord and rope.

Essential Bushcraft

Daniel rated it really liked it Jul 31, I emphasise “core edsential because it does focus on several important aspects of bushcraft, namely: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. This is a huge plus as most of the other books that I have read are either very general or written with detail but too specif I bought this book a year or two ago now.

Packed with essential wilderness techniques, this book is an invaluable companion on any expedition. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. As usual with such books the section on edible plants is mostly irrelevant outside the author’s primary geographic area of interest – so you’d be better off skipping this and getting a book written locally such as A Field Guide to the Native Edible Plants of New Zealand.


Reece Webster rated it it was amazing Nov 06, Nadir rated it liked it Aug 02, The latter part of the book, pages through include information on preparing to hit the trail, crossing rivers, catching fish I mearz enjoyed Essential Bushcraft; it’s an easy read, lots of good photos and diagrams, well-organised and fairly comprehensively covers the core topics.

The latter part of the book, pages through include information on preparing to hit the trail, crossing rivers, catching fish and foraging for food.

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Kevin rated it it was amazing Aug 06, Now, based on the bestselling Bushcraft, he has created a handy portable compendium of vital survival skills and wisdom from around the world. GleShee rated it really liked it Jan 18, Refresh and try again. Essential Bushcraft by Ray Mears.

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Essential Bushcraft by Ray Mears

Esssential they got to do is read it and apply patient practice in the field or at home. There is some important and interesting information in here but these felt rather lightly covered.

Ray Mears has collected a lifetime of wilderness knowledge and made it available for anyone to pick up and carry with them. The man is great, and he doesn’t even begin to know how great he is. I believe that bushcraft is a highly undervalued skill busgcraft, with people becoming more and more reliant on fancy new gear. Chad Eswential rated it really liked it Jan 22, Paperback, Sewn Bindingpages.

We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. This is a guy who walks the walk, busbcraft up his sleeves, gets down and dirty, and has traveled the world learning these skills. Philip Werner Outdoor Skills Books.

It covers water, shelters, fire, gear, cordage, cutting tools all the usual but also safety, food and simple medical.