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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Return to Book Page. No trivia or quizzes yet. Ben Jarrett rated it liked it May 15, Yes, some of his books allied to TV series are a bit ‘ coffee table ‘ possibly a trade off for the financing of his activities and for future expeditions.
Ray Mears has collected a lifetime of bushcfaft knowledge and made it available for anyone to pick up and carry with them. A truly great read! Robin April 7, at 6: Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.
Daniel nushcraft it really liked it Jul 31, This one covers ALL the environments from arctic to tropics both sides of the equator. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
As well as his TV and writing work, in he founded Woodlore, a school of wilderness bushcraft and survival, which can contacted at www. Feb 11, James O’carroll rated it it was amazing.
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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 bkshcraft a book written locally such as A Field Guide to the Native Edible Plants of New Zealand.
Ray Mears Essential Bushcraft. Nadir rated it liked it Aug 02, Aug 15, Tim rated it it was amazing. I quite 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. Charlotte rated it really liked it Feb 07, Jeroen rated it it was amazing Dec 04, Michael rated it liked it Aug 14, Philip Werner Outdoor Skills Books. Matt Goddard rated it really liked it Apr 12, There is some important and interesting information in here but these felt rather lightly covered.
However he does know what he is talking about and actually does do everything depicted or written about in his films or books, unlike a certain other, ‘ survival expert ‘ Full of very practical information it’s a must for anyone interested in the subject. The person you would most want to be standing next to you if in a life threatening situation miles from civilisation! Looking for beautiful books? Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Everyone who spends time in the outdoors should own a copy of this book.
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This is a huge plus essntial most of the other books that I have read are either very general or written with detail but too specific for the European and North American climates or jungles the military books love to talk jungle.
Cutting tools, Water, Fire, Shelter and Cordage – the latter relating to the making and tying of cord and rope.
And for the more experienced? All they got to do is read it and apply patient practice in the field or at home. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. A must-have for anybody who is interested in the outdoors. Kevin rated it it was amazing Aug 06, Keith Farnish rated it it was amazing Sep 13, If you like books and love to build cool products, we may be looking for you.
The latter part of the book, pages through include information on preparing to sesential the trail, crossing rivers, catching fish I quite enjoyed Essential Bushcraft; it’s an easy read, lots of good photos and diagrams, well-organised and fairly comprehensively covers the core topics.
The Best Books of This is a guy who walks the walk, rolls up his sleeves, gets down and dirty, and has traveled the world hushcraft these skills. Ricardo rated it it was amazing Oct 30,