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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         33 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 33 customer reviews.

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

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  1 of 33

  Purchased this for my grandson who loves the outdoors, I am reading it through myself first and finding it very well written and very informative, I'm sure my grandson will enjoy this book and its contents. Plus the fact that it is signed as he is a great fan of Ray Mears. Recommended.  

  Paul Fellows
25th April, 2022

Rated: 5/5

  2 of 33

  Fabulous book - really well explained and laid out. Despite how long ago this was first published, it doesn't show its age in its practicality.  

4th February, 2022

Rated: 5/5

  3 of 33

  Very useful reference for bushcraft and survival  

  Leigh Andersen
11th January, 2022

Rated: 5/5

  4 of 33

  Amazing book. Thank you so much for sharing your experiences with us. Hugs from Rio de Janeiro/Brazil. Bigknife Adventure Club.  

  Emerson Facão
31st August, 2021

Rated: 5/5

  5 of 33

  Bought for my son who is looking forward to better weather so he can get out 'wild camping' again and put some of the contents of the book to good use.  

  G Bathgate
23rd January, 2021

Rated: 5/5

  6 of 33

  Very underrated. Brilliant book with excellent sketches and seasonal info. A must buy.  

  Gavin Henry
20th January, 2021

Rated: 5/5

  7 of 33

  Having been a huge fan of Mr Mears for many years, and with a collection of his books, I decided to purchase the Survival Handbook as a Christmas gift for a very dear friend. He was very pleased.  

  Dylan Wyn Parry
26th December, 2019

Rated: 5/5

  8 of 33

  Arrived very promptly in nice sturdy padded envelope. Bought as gift for a friend's son - I think he'll love it, it's great that it's signed (although a personalised 'to' option would have been even better!) and I'm actually a little bit envious :-)  

12th July, 2019

Rated: 5/5

  9 of 33

  Great book, thanks very much for the prompt and efficient service, inspires me to learn more.  

  Rik Cowlard
14th January, 2019

Rated: 5/5

  10 of 33

  An awesome book and a perfect Christmas present. You can never go wrong with Ray's books.  

  Reza Etemad
13th December, 2018

Rated: 5/5

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The book is hand-signed by Ray Mears.

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