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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He warns against the danger of “loving something to death” — not being willing to cull individuals to save the species.

I was in the right place at the right time for certain doors to open. He hopes his programmes have encouraged us to become more environmentally minded, but reckons we have to become more hard-headed in our approach to conservation. The book is an unvarnished account of what he insists is an accidental career as a TV presenter. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Working out in the woods, Ray and his canoe-building expert start by chopping down a tree. It’s a terrible loss, and Ray Mears’ passion for it will hopefully re-ignite, or ignite, that passion in others.

Have one to sell? He also bushcgaft with the Shoshone, a Native American tribe who promise to even show Ray a thing or two about the ancient art of bushcraft. Loading comments… Trouble loading? The only objection I have to what I’ve seen him do is that some of the things are crazy — leaping off cliffs into water when you don’t know what’s in it. Ray Mears Extreme Survival – Series 3 [].

Sweden, of all places — proving bhshcraft does have more to offer than a utopian model of democracy, and girls who haunt our most juvenile and fevered dreams.


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You don’t go trekking through the desert like in Lawrence of Arabia. You at the back? He shows us how our Stone Age ancestors used their skills to hunt down food and survive despite having the odds against them. In this same episode, he shows us just how in love with nature he is; how busucraft cares for its well-being, and feels we are in a relationship with it.

They show off their incredible bow-making skills, and demonstrate the importance of bushcraft to their daily lives. Is he trying to tell us something with the memoir? It so eloquently shows that trees are living creatures, susceptible to many of the buschraft dangers as us. Ray Mears – Bushcraft – Series 1 []. Being alone means there are fewer disturbances, so you see more. He worked in the City briefly, but chafed at the constraints and started running bushcraft courses and developing a career as a photographer of the natural world instead.

But it was neither of those things. ITV simply asked me to make some wildlife programmes. He explains how 60 years ago, it bushcrqft have been peculiar not to know how to build a canoe.

Instead, he read voraciously and taught himself about bushcraft, seeking out experts and badgering them to pass their skills on to him. You half expect a triceratops to nose its way through the leaves.

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About Ray Mears’ Bushcraft

What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? All the traditional techniques are shown. You can imagine how thrilled Ray is to meet with such exemplars of the skill of bushcrfat in nature.

Not over the top, get a good sense that Ray really cares for the wilderness.

Fifty next year, he has decided to mark the occasion by writing his autobiography, which is not the expected tale of derring-do but the unlikely story of an only child born in suburban south London who became obsessed by wild places and devoted his life to them.


And the extras are superb. Rayy thought of this word ‘survival’ as aggressive, militaristic and rather stupid if you ask me.

Please try again later. In Four Seasons, Ray Mears takes us through British countryside and shows us how indescribably beautiful it is whatever the weather. No other programme has made that quite so abundantly clear. It mearss a very difficult thing to do, but, being in television, people don’t trust you. It teaches you spirit and determination. He may look like a jolly meears butcher, but Ray Mears is basically a real-life Rambo, only without the Vietnam flasbhbacks.

Show 25 25 50 All. F rankly, I have been brought here under false pretences. At this point, he lovingly creates a plug to prevent the tree from bleeding to death, and to prevent infection. But, in a sea of utter wonderfulness, two episodes stand out in particular. Somehow this has been transmuted into an hour with Mears at his publishers in central London, in an anonymous office on the 14th floor.

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I wanted to show that this knowledge was healthy, and I think I’ve been able to achieve that. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Mears dislikes the term “survivalism” and balks at vushcraft calling him a “survival expert”. It’s hard to imagine him wrestling an alligator, or even a labrador. All of the episodes on series 2 are wonderful. If it wasn’t for Ray Mears, most of us would have a very hazy view of bushcraft by which we mean, we wouldn’t know what the sod it was.