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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Your ability to think through challenging situations becomes murky, and your mental attitude and the all-important will to live crumble.

kochansmi You are connected as. Bushcraft by Mors Kochanski. Good index, about pages and a colour he is Canadian photo supplement. The Kochanski-style tinder bundle is a true life saver! It’s virtually impossible to participate in an online survival discussion without having Mors’ name and teachings come up, and more and more, I’m meeting people who’ve taken classes from or worked with Mors.

This book is filled with useful information for bushcraft camping. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Jan 04, JTrav rated it it was amazing. Derrick rated it it was amazing Jun 20, One of the best wilderness survival books I have ever read.

This contributed to an honourable discharge in his second year after failing too many subjects on the way to his Chemical Engineering degree. You might also want to check out: The Kochanski family immigrated to Canada from Poland in Rather than just throwing out a handful of interesting primitive techniques or pictures of mmors “survival” knives, I think it’s important to understand the objective: Definitely a great read. If you like books and love to build cool products, we may be looking for you.


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The later chapters are about the various trees found in norther forests and how their parts can be used to make various tools. Today, if a course or instructor has any solid foundation in modern survival skills or Bushcraft, the odds are that they are likely based on a teaching, a skill or idea that Mors had some input in developing — whether they know it or not.

In fact, narrowing this list down to 10 items was quite difficult, and I’m leaving out many important concepts. At the time, Tom was the senior civilian survival instructor at a Department of National Defence survival school.

Kochans,i filters will freeze in severe cold and chemicals won’t dissolve properly. To chow or not to chow, that is the question. Highly recommend this book. He lights the bundle while holding it at waist level, and the bundle quickly burns into a hot torch that is easily controlled and manipulated by hand, up off the cold, wet ground. He brought it back from a trip he took to Canada for work.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Did this book improve your bushcrafting skill? Arbor knot Canadian Jam knot.

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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 survive there. Jan 01, Tom rated it liked it. Feb 27, Rob Shurmer rated it really liked it Shelves: Mors was a Sea Cadet for three years. This book is more about kocanski in the wild than it is surviving. I worked at it everynight after chores, and before supper. Very highly recommended to all, from hikers to survivalists.


Bushcraft by Mors Kochanski. Depending on the outside bushcrzft and whether it’s a sunny day, the Super Bushcravt may even provide adequate warmth in the daytime from the sun’s rays. Mors does suggest carrying prunes or OXO soup cubes for short-term energy in your survival kit. Mors’ knowledge is exhaustive and his experience is beyond impressive.

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Still a good work for those who yearn to explore. Philip Werner January 23, at He has extensive and valuable chapters on knives, saws, and the axe.

Dec 17, Rory rated it it was amazing. This book is packed full of info. Jul 08, Mike Capanda rated bushcaft it was amazing. Dec 05, Koa Bbushcraft rated it it was amazing. Walter Underwood January 23, at Focuses on the northern forests of the world so all you guys in the southern hemisphere would do better with Ray Mears but for anyone in the north of the world this is a great book on the subject.