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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This is the Bushcraft bible. Anyone interested in learning primitive skills.

Top 10 Survival Concepts I learned from Mors Kochanski — Bull Moose Patrol

Recommended to Paul by: Using a lifetime of in-the-woods learning, he teaches people the intricate details of practical survival skills he’s adopted or developed for his boreal forest environment. Evan Koehler rated it really liked it Apr 05, In fact, narrowing this list down to 10 items was quite difficult, and I’m leaving out many important concepts.

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Spend energy hunting and gathering? It is handbook sized and ready for your next trip!

Book Review: Bushcraft by Mors Kochanski – Section Hikers Backpacking Blog

His disclaimer was that he could only teach us a tiny bit of information on the topic in that time limit, and that his full instructions on the subject would typically require three or four days, instructing 8 hours a day. He was hospitalized for five weeks during his studies, predominantly due to a case of the mumps.


At the same time, he met his friend and mentor, Tom Roycraft. Ask a question about this product. Mar 16, David Bailey rated it really liked it Shelves: Mors’ goal is to teach you how to survive in severe cold, and that requires real tools capable of doing real work with minimum effort.

I’d assumed it would make sense to eat whatever small amount is available e. Authors draws great diagrams.

The kichanski spends a lot of time explaining how to safely use an axe. Mors, now 28 years of age, offered his services. 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. Extensive descriptions and diagraming on dozens of ways to start a fire to cook and keep warm, building shelters, as well as others exceptional tips.

Views Read Edit View history. The knowledge that you can potentially live 40 days without food is somewhat comforting, although I have no desire to give it a try!

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Mors taught flint and steel fire lighting, use of the bow drill, hand drill, and how to source and locate numerous natural tinders and fire materials. Want to Read saving…. We value your input. Again, this is a great book with superbly done line drawings and diagrams which adequately illustrate the author’s point. That’s really just the beginning of the fireworks show.


Bull Moose Patrol

With those concepts in mind, here are the top 10 survival techniques I learned from Mors Kochanski. Mors while show you how kichanski live in the woods with the bare minimum of equipment, but it’s a different approach the ultra-light backpacking proponent.

Spending the Winter nights sleeping in a lean-to in front of a long log fire and learning from Mors in the frozen deep northwoods was fantastic!

Mors has a different view. You are connected as. Return to Book Page. I like this book. He bushcrart particular interest in two books:. The book deals with fire and shelter craft as well as the use of knives, saws, and axes in the wild and the uses of conifers, birches, shrubs and moose.

Tobias Thomasson rated it liked it Jun 17, This was one of the first survival books my Dad gae me. Chad Nech rated it it was amazing Jan 09, I reccomend it to anyone that would rather participate in nature than simply pass through it.

If you can’t consume that many calories, you’re better off letting your body go into fasting mode. April Learn how and when to remove this template message.

I’ve spent several nights sleeping in Super Shelters in northern Minnesota during the Winter and will attest that they can be quite comfy.