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 snaps off an armload of full-length dead spruce boughs, folds them over once, and quickly binds them with a flexible twig into something resembling a large twig football Photos below. He has acquired an international following and has instructed for both military and civilians in Canada, the US, the UK and Sweden. 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.

Bushcarft to receive how-to tutorials, notifications about new products and the latest gear reviews. I worked at it everynight after chores, and before supper.

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Bushcraft by Mors Kochanski. This trip plan should trigger rescue in the event of an emergency and will give reassurance that help is on the way! Philip Werner January 24, at 8: His mother named him “Morris” but, because of a misunderstanding due to her Polish buscraftthe midwife wrote “Mors” on the birth certificate. He’s a survival skills legend, and if you travel the north woods I highly recommend studying his writing and videos.


Bushcraft: Outdoor Skills and Wilderness Survival by Mors Kochanski

The knowledge that you can potentially live 40 days without food is somewhat comforting, although I have no desire to give it a try! He taught these survival skills morrs the Canadian Air Force, at the University of Alberta, as well as running his own private course Karamat Wilderness Ways. I keep it by my bedside, usually reading from it for a few minutes before I fall asleep.

I learned a lot and can probably adapt the lessons to my home region. Many filters will freeze in severe cold and chemicals won’t dissolve properly. Tobias Thomasson rated it liked it Jun 17, This daily journey was a significant part of his education and the foundation for a lifetime of interest in nature. His knowledge and passion for the outdoors and wilderness skills has made him one of my favorite mentors.

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This was one of the first survival books my Dad gae me. Apr 17, Ravi Desai rated it really liked it. Evan rated it it was amazing Jan 21, Good index, kcohanski pages and a col This book certainly does what it sets out to do. Quite N American focused. Sep 14, Grahamw rated it it was amazing.

In my old Boy Scout Troop, we always strived for “one-match fires,” and my brother and I have long carried on this tradition, even while enduring jeers from others of “just pour some gas on it” while we’re carefully working nushcraft our fire preparations. Some of the material on different kinds of trees dragged a bit in a through-reading although I’m sure it’d be useful in the wild.


Bushcraft: Outdoor Skills and Wilderness Survival

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.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. I’ve taken several of Mors’ classes, read all of his books, and watched his DVDs. Inform someone who is responsible about your trip route and your expected return. Jan 01, Tom rated it liked it. There’s also getting to be quite a few highly-skilled instructors who’ve learned and are now passing on Mors’ techniques. A quinzhee snow mound shelter can maintain an inside temperature just below freezing which may be 40 degrees warmer than the outside air!

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The book spends a lot omrs time explaining how to safely use an axe. 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: There are many survival books that cover survival in the mountains, desert, forest, ocean, jungle—you name it—all of which offer general advice.