7th out of 31 books — 18 voters
Ray Mears Outdoor Survival Handbook: A Guide to the Materials in the Wild and How To Use them for Food, Warmth, Shelter and Navigation
by Ray Mears
Ray Mears' Outdoor Survival Handbook is a book of discovery, explaining the everyday skills you need to live in and enjoy the natural world. Season by season, this unique, fully illustrated guide describes the resources and materials available in the wild and how to use them. Whether you want to spend a day, a week or a month out of doors, Ray Mears' Outdoor Survival Handb...more
Paperback, 240 pages
Published April 19th 2001 by Ebury Press
(first published June 15th 1993)
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Apr 04, 2008 Alexander rated it 4 of 5 stars · review of another edition Recommends it for: bushcraft fans, outdoor fans, survivalists
Ray Mears is an undisputed master of bushcraft. This book is a condensed season by season manual of skills useful to those living out in the wilds. Whether it's the instruction of useful knots, how to braid your own cordage, or start a fire, this book is an extremely useful guide. If you like this, check out the various BBC series that Mears has been involved in.