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Bushcraft is a survival television series hosted by Ray Mears. The series airs on the BBC in United Kingdom, it also shown on Discovery Channel in the United. The official YouTube channel for British Bushcraft and survival expert Ray Mears and his company Woodlore, the School of Wilderness Bushcraft. Essential Bushcraft [Ray Mears] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Ray Mears is well known to millions of television viewers through his.

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The book is an unvarnished account of what he insists is an accidental career as a TV presenter. Write a customer review. This was a present for a friend who enjoyed it. Delivery and Returns see our delivery rates and policies thinking of returning an item? The series also sees Ray visit Tanzania where he meets with the Hadza people, of whom there are fewer than 1, in the world.

The product i have purchased is everything i expected it to be and compliant with the advertisement relating to the goods being sold. All Regions Number of discs: That’s one of the things I really object to in television — this constant rhetoric that wild places are inherently dangerous.

I maers in the right place at the right time for certain doors to open.

F rankly, I have been brought here under false pretences. Just an axe and a crook knife, along with birch bark, cedar and roots for cord. Not in Britain, mind, but in South America. The most affecting part of the book is the section dealing with the death from breast cancer in of his first wife, Rachel, which left him angry, bitter and confused.


In early March, he fashions a shank and a funnel, and sticks it in a Birch tree in order to gather its sap overnight. The thinking mans Bear Grylls returns, more survival and history, entertaining and factual. You get to a point where you can look out bjshcraft enjoy the view because you’re not having to climb the ladder so hard.

Everyone thought of this word ‘survival’ as aggressive, militaristic and rather stupid if you ask me.

Ray Mears’ Bushcraft – Wikipedia

He bushcrzft his programmes have encouraged us to become more environmentally minded, but reckons we have to become more hard-headed in our approach to conservation. But bushcraft IS actually in widespread use in one modern European nation.

There is a brief storm, with hail the size of pennies, and even that in no way detracts from its inherent feeling of stillness.

But it was neither of those things. It’s perhaps a little peculiar to feel a sense of national pride regarding our countryside, but I defy anyone not to when looking at the episode’s soaring, budhcraft aerial shots of all parts of Britain, during all seasons. Credit offered by NewDay Ltd, over 18s only, subject to status. Fifty must be a watershed in the deer-skinning, alligator-wrestling business. See our Returns Policy. Other Sellers on Amazon.


Showing of 23 reviews. He explains how 60 years ago, it would have been peculiar not to know how to build a canoe. Ray Mears Extreme Survival – Series 3 []. They show off their incredible bow-making skills, and demonstrate the importance of bushcraft to their daily lives.

About Ray Mears’ Bushcraft

His company Woodlore has been going for more than 30 years, and he is as much entrepreneur as environmentalist — he a sideline selling outdoor clothes and equipment online.

He is friendly, podgy, earnest. But, in a sea of utter wonderfulness, two episodes stand out in particular. He meets with Pinnock Smith, a native Algonquin who is bushdraft expert in making Birch bark canoes. The fact that he bushcrft an only child was significant.

It does meaars a whole bucket-full, no less! It’s a terrible loss, and Ray Mears’ passion for it will hopefully re-ignite, or ignite, that passion in others. Ray Mears Ultimate Survival Guide: He remarried inhas a teenage stepson, and continues to combine TV work with books and, his original pursuit, teaching bushcraft.

Amazon Business Service for business customers. There are no complaints, though. He did a lot of judo as a teenager under the tutelage of a gnarled, stoical second world war veteran, and imbibed its philosophy.