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Out on the Land by Ray Mears and Lars Falt - Signed Copy

Ray Mears Bushcraft

Out on the Land by Ray Mears and Lars Falt - Signed Copy

£22.50

Brand: Ray Mears Bushcraft
  EAN 9781472924995
Weight: 1700 g         34 reviews
Out on the Land: Bushcraft Skills from the Northern Forest is a celebration of the history and culture of the northern wilderness - the largest forest on the planet - written by two world-renowned experts on bushcraft and survival skills, Ray Mears and Lars Fält.

"Fifty years into my life journey I realise that while I love remote, wild places and the peoples I meet there, it is in forests that I find the greatest joy. Of all the forests that I have explored, it is the great Boreal forest that calls to me most. Here is a landscape where bush knowledge really counts and where experience counts even more. This book has been thirty years in the making." - Ray Mears
Out on the Land is an absorbing exploration of, and tribute to, the circumpolar Boreal forest of the North: its landscape; its people and their cultures and skills; the wilderness that embodies it; its immense beauty. The book is vast in scope and covers every aspect of being in the wilderness in both winter and summer, revealing the age-old traditions and techniques that are used in this region, and how to carry them out yourself.

In Out on the Land, Ray and Lars share their wealth of knowledge on the clothing, equipment, cooking techniques and survival skills that are used to live comfortably in this awe-inspiring yet formidable region of our planet, via detailed chapters accompanied by breath-taking and beautiful photography, all taken by the authors themselves. Also included are case studies of early explorers, as well as modern-day adventurers who found themselves stranded in the forest and forced to devise a way to survive.

So much more than a bushcraft manual, Out on the Land goes deeper, to the traditions and cultures that originally gave us these skills, as well as focusing on the detail itself. Ray and Lars' practical advice is wound around a deep love for the forest, and respect and admiration for the people who live there. Through their work in their respective countries, Ray and Lars are both acknowledged authorities on bushcraft and survival skills, and for more than twenty years have worked together teaching survival in Arctic Lapland, some 200 km north of the Arctic Circle.

Details:
  • Authors: Ray Mears and Lars Fält
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 304
  • Dimensions: 270 x 220 mm
  • Full-colour photographs throughout
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781472924995

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Product Reviews

Out on the Land by Ray Mears and Lars Falt - Signed Copy is rated 5/5 based on 34 customer reviews.

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  1 of 34

  I was able to attend Ray's evening 'lecture' in November 2017 at The Liverpool Philharmonic and a wonderful and entertaining evening it was. His marvelous comprehensive book 'Out on the Land' is superbly presented and so informative, it truly helps to put his lecture into perspective. If you are really interested in what Ray does and in the lore of nature and the backwoods, then purchase this book. It is a fabulous coffee table book, which will reveal a lot more of our world, both natural and ancient.  

  Duncan Snell (Southport; Uk)
4th December, 2017

Rated: 5/5

  2 of 34

  Great read and very informative. I haven't actually finished it yet but am already looking forward to re-reading it.  

  Stuart Fear
6th October, 2017

Rated: 5/5

  3 of 34

  Very, very happy indeed. Thank you for the quick delivery of this outstanding book. The fact that it is signed makes it all the more special for a Ray Mears admirer. Thank you Ray Mears, thank you Lars Falt, thank you Woodlore team.  

  Seth Colin
25th September, 2017

Rated: 5/5

  4 of 34

  Great book! Probably the one of the best I have bought.  

  Per Andreasson
18th September, 2017

Rated: 5/5

  5 of 34

  Product as expected my partner loves the book thanks  

  Kate Severdova
13th March, 2017

Rated: 5/5

  6 of 34

  I absolutely love this book. It's packed full with bushcraft knowledge and inspiration. The book covers a lot of aspects of bushcraft and I love how the native people of the Boreal forest are highlighted. The reader also receives helpful tips on what to look for when buying certain gear and this is very helpful since there's a lot of choices out there (different materials etc). I live in Sweden and could have bought it from a local merchant but then it would not have been signed by Ray Mears. Of course I spent extra money on getting it shipped here just for that. This is a great buy.  

  Erik Nilsson
12th March, 2017

Rated: 5/5

  7 of 34

  Bought Ray and Lars' book Out on the Land. Superb production values. Fascinating read. Very much an instructional book. Dense. Full colour. Delighted with it and thoroughly recommend but a coffee table book rather than a field guide.  

  Richie Conroy
3rd March, 2017

Rated: 5/5

  8 of 34

  This book is very well put together with lots of great outdoor information for your adventures. Very nicely illustrated. You won't be disappointed as this information can be used anywhere in the world in your travels.  

  Trunord Compass Gg Satre Usa
24th February, 2017

Rated: 5/5

  9 of 34

  Just what you'd expect from Ray - brilliant! Informative, clear pictures - can't praise it enough.  

  Denise Ruffell
4th January, 2017

Rated: 5/5

  10 of 34

  The book exceeded all my expectations. Flawless shipping as always. Arrived in time for Christmas. A resource to be treasured for many years.  

  Jeff H
30th December, 2016

Rated: 5/5




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