Mors Kochanski is known throughout North America and the world for his extensive work in outdoor education, survival and wilderness living. His enthusiasm for. Mors Kochanski is a legend in the outdoor survival world. the opportunity to take Winter survival and bushcraft classes from Mors through the. Extended Winter Bushcraft, Wilderness Living Skills/Survival Course. Instructors: Mors Kochanski, Kelly Harlton, and Randy Breeuwsma along with.

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Tobias Thomasson rated it liked it Jun 17, The bundle can be lit while sheltered from wind and rain, and it can easily be waived for oxygen, as opposed to kneeling and blowing. This book is filled with useful information for bushcraft camping. I found the illustrations helpful and it was an easy read. Also, it tackles bushcraft from quiet a different angle than the likes of Ray Mears, this one is more about long term comfort building, living as opposed to surviving.

Mors Kochanski

His enthusiasm for wilderness recreation, his extensive knowledge of the field, and his desire to learn everything there is to know about the wilderness has made him one of the foremost authorities on wilderness skills.


He popularized the term ‘bushcraft’ and kochanskk the familiar saying “the more you know, the less you carry”.

Mors, the fifth of six children, bkshcraft born in Mors puts great emphasis on the importance of getting sleep in order to survive. Dave April 8, at 9: Very informative and valuable, and although it is meant for the wilderness of northern Canada it deals with valuble skills that are applicable almost anywhere.

No duplication without permission. Apr 01, Chris rated it it was amazing Shelves: Your email address will not be published. Mors while show you how to live in the woods with the bare minimum of equipment, but it’s a different approach the ultra-light backpacking proponent. Mors’ knowledge busncraft exhaustive and his experience is beyond impressive.

When you listen to Mors or read his books, the first thing you notice is that he’s different. Additional covering material, such as a tarp, and a saw will help create a first rate home.

Mors’ carefully detailed explanation of how to carve “feather sticks” goes far beyond the chubby and blunt-looking “fuzz sticks” diagramed in the old BSA handbooks.

He sounds more practical than some of the others. There’s also getting to be quite a few highly-skilled instructors who’ve learned and bushraft now passing on Mors’ techniques.


He contends that you have to consume more energy than you expend in hunting and gathering, and hit a daily baseline of 1, calories with of those calories coming from carbohydrates. That is how you know that you’ve adequately prepared for the Winter wilderness.

Philip Werner Outdoor Skills Books. I will admit I still struggle with the fasting concept. Top 10 Survival Concepts 1. It This was one of the first survival books my Dad gae me.

Philip Werner January 24, at 8: Buehcraft by Mors Kochanski. A brilliant book on the skills of bushcraft. Kochanski certainly is an experienced expert that has tried every outdoor survival technique in the woods.

Book Review: Bushcraft by Mors Kochanski – Section Hikers Backpacking Blog

Today, with digital technology, Mors’ reach continues to grow. I read this book slowly and took notes.

Spend energy hunting and gathering? Warm Hands in the Deep Cold. I love the ingenuity that bushcraft encourages.

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