Mors Kochanski is a Polish Canadian bushcraft and wilderness survival instructor , naturalist, and author. He has acquired an international following and has. But there are so many outdoor skills that I am unfamiliar with covered in Mors Kochanski’s classic “Bushcraft”, that I could easily spend the rest of my life. Mors Kochanski is a legend in the outdoor survival world. the opportunity to take Winter survival and bushcraft classes from Mors through the.

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He is an expert in his environment, the boreal forest, and he provides highly detailed instruction and specifc advice, so you can actually kochasnki there. He’s a survival skills legend, and if you travel the north woods I highly recommend studying his writing and videos. He has taught bushcraft and survival skills in the mountains and forests of Alberta for more than 30 years. I once took a two hour class on knife craft from Kochanski.

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Inhe was approached to write a book on survival and wilderness skills for the Canadian boreal forests which was originally titled Northern Bushcraft. This daily journey mots a significant part of his education and the foundation for a lifetime of interest in nature. The knowledge that you can potentially live 40 days without food is somewhat comforting, although I have no desire to give it a try!

Eventually, the publishers later shortened the title to Bushcraft.

He took particular interest in two books:. I’ve learned a lot from Mors. Preview — Bushcraft by Mors Kochanski. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. After years of canoeing through countless miles of lakes and rivers, I put together a must-have set of knives for canoe camping—check it out! Mar 16, David Bailey rated it really liked it Shelves: He is well known for saying, “The more you know, the less you carry.


Covering firecraft, axecraft, knifecraft, sawcraft, bindcraft, and sheltercraft, Kochanski provides a wealth of information and rich illustrations about each kochansku along with a variety of applications that you can practice on your own. Today, with digital technology, Mors’ reach continues to grow. And, if have the chance to learn from him in person, do it!

Mors is a great mave in Bushcraft and this book provide a good insight into his knowledge. I keep it by my bedside, usually reading from it for a few minutes before I fall asleep.

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This contributed to an honourable discharge in his second year after failing too many subjects on the way to his Chemical Engineering degree. It This was one of the first survival books my Dad gae me. Rather than just throwing out a handful of interesting primitive techniques or pictures of cool “survival” knives, I think it’s important to understand the objective: Interesting material on survival at northern latitudes.

Your ability to think through challenging situations becomes murky, and your mental attitude and the all-important will to live crumble. At the same time, he met his friend and mentor, Tom Roycraft. Additional covering material, such as a tarp, and a saw will help create a first rate home.

With clear instructions, extensive use of diagrams and a color photo supplement, this comprehensive reference includes all the practical skills and knowledge essential for you to survive and enjoy the wilderness: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. However, kofhanski doing a Winter survival course with Mors, I realized my fire-lighting skills had actually been pretty basic.


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The later chapters are about kodhanski various trees found in norther forests and how their parts can be used to make various tools. You need a minimal amount of gear in your survival kit to construct mirs Super Shelter: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. It took me over a week to cut it down.

I like this book. Thanks for telling us about the problem. This is the Bushcraft bible. After his departure from university, Mors resolved to become a specialist in outdoor subjects focused on wilderness living skills and the lifestyles of native peoples. In fact, narrowing this list down to 10 items was quite difficult, and I’m leaving out many important concepts. This book certainly does what it sets out to do. We hope our adventures—and misadventures—inspire you to morx in the world around you.

Lots of great illustrations by the author!

Mors Kochanski is a legend in the outdoor survival world. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Northern Bushcraft is pretty much one of the only books on wilderness skills published after s I consult. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. I will admit I still struggle with the fasting concept.

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