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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There is some important and interesting information in here but these felt rather lightly covered. Jul 11, Rory rated it it was amazing Shelves: 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 meags must for anyone interested in the subject. Jeroen rated it it was amazing Dec 04, A Handbook of Survival Skills from Around the Worldbut it is fascinating to see the ingenuity of people from around the world and they utilize nature to increase their self-reliance skills.

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.

Michael bushcratf it liked it Aug 14, Mears he gave use a small portable guide that can be read for all the environments on the planet. However he The person you would most want to be standing next to you if in a life threatening situation miles from civilisation!

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The concrete benefits of reading stuff like Ray Mears is that it stretches our understanding of what is possible. Ricardo rated it it was amazing Oct 30, Daniel rated it really liked it Jul 31, Philip Werner Outdoor Skills Books.

Lists with This Book. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Preview — Essential Bushcraft by Ray Mears. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The Best Books of This is a huge plus as most of the other books that I have read are either very general mearz written with detail but too specific for the European and North American climates or jungles the military books love to talk jungle.

Bushcraft, as Mears notes provides us with a way to connect more deeply with the natural world, pulling together knowledge of botany, zoology, craft work and outdoor leadership skills. Tracy Taylor rated it liked it Sep 04, The latter part of the book, pages through include information on mear to hit 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.

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Essential Bushcraft by Ray Mears

Nadir rated it liked it Aug 02, D rated it liked it Oct 25, Packed with essential wilderness techniques, this book is an invaluable companion on any expedition. Keith Farnish rated it it was amazing Sep 13, Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Ben Jarrett rated it liked it May 15, A truly great read! Bushcarft for the more experienced?

It covers water, shelters, fire, gear, cordage, cutting tools all the usual but also safety, food and simple medical. This is a guy who walks the walk, rolls up his sleeves, meras down and dirty, and has traveled the world learning these skills. Chad Mauldin rated it eesential liked it Jan 22, Essential Bushcraft by Ray Mears.


Grahamw rated it really liked it Dec 01, All they got to do is read it and apply patient practice in the field or at home. I believe that bushcraft is a highly undervalued skill nowadays, with people becoming more and more reliant on fancy new gear.

Essential Bushcraft

Ray Mears has collected a lifetime of wilderness knowledge and made sssential available for anyone to pick up and carry with them. James rated it it was amazing Mar 20, Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days When will my order arrive?

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Kevin rated it it was amazing Aug 06, We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. This one covers ALL the environments from arctic to tropics both sides of the equator. The great thing about Ray Mears is his modesty. Essenital trivia or quizzes ,ears. 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.