Essential Bushcraft

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Hodder & Stoughton, 2003 - Wilderness survival - 240 pages
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Ray Mears is well known to millions of television viewers through his acclaimed series Tracks, Ray Mears World of Survival and Ray Mears Extreme Survival. Now, based on the bestselling Bushcraft, he has created a handy portable compendium of vital survival skills and wisdom from around the world. Packed with essential wilderness techniques, this book is an invaluable companion on any expedition.

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User Review  - Nathanael (Boehm) Coyne - Goodreads

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. I emphasise "core topics" because it does ... Read full review

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User Review  - James O'carroll - Goodreads

A must-have for anybody who is interested in the outdoors. Ray Mears has collected a lifetime of wilderness knowledge and made it available for anyone to pick up and carry with them. This book will get you started along a path towards becoming really comfortable in the wild places. Read full review

About the author (2003)

Born in 1964, Ray Mears has travelled the world studying and teaching the art of survival. As well as his TV and writing work, in 1983 he founded Woodlore, a school of wilderness bushcraft and survival, which can contacted at

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