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Ray Mears Outdoor Survival Handbook - Signed Copy

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Ray Mears Outdoor Survival Handbook - Signed Copy


  EAN 9780091878863
Weight: 330 g         22 reviews
Ray Mears Outdoor Survival Handbook was first published in 1992. Due to huge public demand it was reprinted in 2001, and remains a bestseller. When it was originally published, it was the first comprehensive guide based solely on bushcraft and survival tips.

The Outdoor Survival Handbook is a book of discovery, explaining the everyday skills you need to live in and enjoy the natural world without violating it. Season-by-season, this unique, fully-illustrated guide describes the resources available in the wild and how to use them.

Clear step-by-step instructions and diagrams show how to master all kinds of techniques and projects, including how to:
  • Construct a warm, waterproof natural shelter at any time of the year
  • Build a good fire in all weathers
  • Track and identify animals
  • Orienteer, using map, compass and natural navigation aids
  • Make tools and equipment from natural materials – pots, baskets, ropes and much more

Packed with practical tips, insights into nature and respect for traditional knowledge, this is a book for families, groups and individual hikers and climbers – for everyone who enjoys the outdoor life.

  • Dimensions: 23.2 x 15.3 cm
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 240
  • Author: Ray Mears
  • ISBN: 0091878861
  • Publisher: Ebury Press


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Product Reviews

Ray Mears Outdoor Survival Handbook - Signed Copy is rated 5/5 based on 22 customer reviews.

All of our product reviews are from customers with verified purchases.

Overall Rating:


  1 of 22

  This book is full of detail and drawings about everything, such as equipment, tools, variety of plants, animals and their tracks, bushcraft technical skills etc. It is easy to understand. Such a good book about outdoor survival, not only in Europe region, but in Asia region too. Highly recommended.  

  Filimon Undang
17th October, 2018

Rated: 5/5

  2 of 22

  Great book, my son loved it. It covers all the things he wanted to start learning about and it is signed as well. Great buy.  

  Nicholas Andrews
8th January, 2018

Rated: 5/5

  3 of 22

  Great read, packed with info  

  Murray Watt
27th December, 2017

Rated: 5/5

  4 of 22

  What I need and very good to improve my Bushcraft skills.  

18th September, 2017

Rated: 5/5

  5 of 22

  Super book, lots of nice information.  

  Kim Morten Lovaas Braten
27th April, 2017

Rated: 5/5

  6 of 22

  Older, but still inspirational book.  

  Jiri Chytil
2nd October, 2016

Rated: 5/5

  7 of 22

  I'm a real fan of Ray Mears and it is very special to receive his book on bushcraft personally signed by Ray himself. The book includes all the information advertised about it and more. Having had the book only a few short weeks, I've been able to try several bushcraft techniques at my home. The book has provided me with a new appreciation of nature and a way to feel a true part of the environment. I highly recommend this book to anyone wishing to learn more about the native habitat all around us.  

  Dale Braun
5th July, 2016

Rated: 5/5

  8 of 22

  Been looking for a book on survival techniques and this book fits the bill perfectly. Information is broken down into the four seasons which opens your eyes to the variations across the year. Great book for novice and experienced outdoor folk.  

19th April, 2016

Rated: 5/5

  9 of 22

  Just received my signed copy. It is a real no-nonsense book with clear illustrations and although it contains no colour photographs, the overall quality of its content is not compromised. If you are a novice to the subject, start with this book!  

  Stefaan Gregoir
19th November, 2015

Rated: 5/5

  10 of 22

  This is a great book - very informative and makes good reading. There are so many helpful tips, enabling us to enjoy the countryside fully and making use of the natural products we have all around us. We live in a wonderful world with so many natural resources at our fingertips - we just need to take a step back from technology and retrace our footprints so that we can regain some of the skills our ancestors had - this books helps usto do this. Susan Cole.  

  Susan Cole
25th December, 2014

Rated: 5/5

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The book is hand-signed by Ray Mears.

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