Mors Kochanski is known throughout North America and the world for his extensive work in outdoor education, survival and wilderness living. His enthusiasm for. Mors Kochanski is a legend in the outdoor survival world. the opportunity to take Winter survival and bushcraft classes from Mors through the. Extended Winter Bushcraft, Wilderness Living Skills/Survival Course. Instructors: Mors Kochanski, Kelly Harlton, and Randy Breeuwsma along with.

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Evan rated it it was amazing Jan 21, Thanks for telling us about the problem. Good index, about pages and a colour he is Canadian photo supplement. Once lit, you lay down lengthwise next to the fire and it will keep you warm while you sleep.

Bushcraft: Outdoor Skills and Wilderness Survival by Mors Kochanski

Knots can be tricky, but knowing the right one to use, and how to use it can make a world of difference in the wild. And, if have the chance to learn from him in person, do it! At the time, Tom was the senior civilian survival instructor at a Department of National Defence survival school. The book spends a lot of time explaining how to safely use an axe.

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This book is packed full of info. Fast and conserve energy? In the cold northwoods, sleep will be very difficult to obtain without understanding other survival skills and principles. Great book for people who are already skilled in the outdoors but want to perfect the art of “living with less,” specifically, the art of bushcraft, or living bushcrqft very little man-made gear.

Once you understand the Super Shelter design principles, they’re reasonably quick to construct, making them arguably one of the best survival shelter options available in the northwoods. You might also want to check out: Mors’ goal kpchanski to teach you how to survive in severe cold, and that requires real tools capable of doing real work with minimum effort.


See 1 question about Bushcraft…. Eventually, the publishers later shortened the title to Bushcrat. Material on knives, axes, shelters, fires, etc. This book certainly does what it sets out to do. I reccomend it to anyone that would rather participate in nature than simply pass through it. Ray Mears is another good option; I have his book on bushcraft, too, and like this one, it is excellent. Apr 01, Chris rated it it was amazing Shelves: It This was one of the first survival books my Dad gae me.

The Kochanski-style tinder oochanski is a true life saver! From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. I worked at it everynight after chores, and before supper. I keep it by my bedside, usually reading from it for a few minutes before I fall asleep. No trivia or quizzes yet.

After I had studied it enough I asked my Dad to point out a tree that I could fell cut down. The later chapters are about the various trees found in norther forests and how their parts can be used to make various tools. Learn how to tie a bowline and use it on your next outdoor adventure!

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Lots of great illustrations by the author! Derrick rated it it was amazing Jun 20, Mors introduced this trade-off to me. The book deals with fire and shelter bushcrart as well as the use of knives, saws, and axes in the wild and the uses of conifers, birches, shrubs and moose. Paperbackpages. He sounds more practical than some of ,ochanski others. Freed from his farm chores, Mors made the public library his second home. The book became a Canadian bestseller.


Bentbrook GC January 23, at 7: There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Mors has a different view.

HIs affable personality and approachable teaching style make his courses even more enjoyable. Definitely a great read.

I learned a lot and can probably kocchanski the lessons to my home region. Definately a must read for every serious wilderness traveller. Survival and wilderness skills instructor and author.

Interesting material on survival at northern latitudes. He has spent a lifetime testing and refining survival techniques in the northern wilderness, as well as advanced bushcraft skills that can allow one to live comfortably in the wilderness with the materials they find in the woods around them.

Bushcraft: Outdoor Skills and Wilderness Survival

Mors Kochanski is known throughout North America and the world for his extensive work in outdoor education, survival and wilderness living. Jan 01, Tom rated it liked it. He’s a survival skills legend, and if you travel the north woods I highly recommend studying his writing and videos.

If you are interested in bushcraft survival then this book is a must read. Mors’ carefully detailed explanation of how to carve “feather sticks” goes far beyond the chubby and blunt-looking “fuzz sticks” diagramed in the old BSA handbooks.

Having read it, I also now realize how dangerous an axe is in untrained hands and the need for hands-on instruction.