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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They clearly hold each other in enormously high esteem; they recognise each other’s integrity and enthusiasm and by the end of it, they have clearly been through something together, and it’s genuinely heart-warming. One person found this helpful. He worked in the City briefly, but bhshcraft at the constraints and started running bushcraft courses and developing a career as a photographer of the natural world instead.

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F rankly, I have been brought here under false pretences. His company Woodlore has been going for more than 30 years, and he is as much entrepreneur as environmentalist — he a sideline selling outdoor clothes and equipment online.

Not everybody is suited to travelling on their own, but I’m happy to listen to my internal voice. Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest. The great survival guru is at his most enlightening in his landmark show Ray Mears’ Bushcraft. Pinnock talks about his peoples’ history, and how they are fast losing much of their culture. What really stands out with this episode are his absolute pride in British nature, and his absolute respect for it.

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.


They are creating it on the bank of a lake, on lush grass, surrounded by lush trees, with bird song, and the sound of gentle waves in the background and it’s nothing short of inspirational. He warns against the danger of “loving something to death” — not being willing to cull individuals to save the species.

People now don’t trust what they see on television. He shows us how our Stone Age ancestors used their skills to hunt down food and survive despite having the odds against them. Ray shows just why bushcrraft is so important to their culture, and even manages to find time to make some traditional, cavemannish skiis and go on a dog sled journey into a very cold landscape indeed.

Ray Mears Ultimate Survival Guide: He mentions a magnificent beech tree in Ashdown forest, close bushcraaft where he lives in Sussex, which needed pollarding.

He may look like a jolly local butcher, but Ray Mears is basically a real-life Rray, only without the Vietnam flasbhbacks. You learn there’s always somebody bigger than you who can beat you, so there’s a degree of humility. Big journeys start with little journeys in the parks and common land, your confidence grows, and as your confidence grows the trails grow longer.

All of the episodes on series 2 are wonderful. Filmed on location, they’ll have you itching to make a cedar match-box.

A lovely part of it is seeing the friendship develop between Ray and Pinnock. People always say there’s nothing very gentle about judo, but there is.

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It’s perhaps a little peculiar to feel a sense of national pride regarding our countryside, but I defy anyone not to when looking bushcravt the episode’s soaring, sweeping aerial shots of all parts of Britain, during all seasons. It’s incomprehensible, and the logistics of it are mind-boggling, budhcraft we are witness to their making it, and what a journey it is.


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Have one to sell? The book is an unvarnished account of what he insists is an accidental career as a TV presenter. Ray Mears Extreme Survival Series: There is a brief storm, with hail the size of pennies, and even that in no way detracts from its inherent feeling of stillness.

About Ray Mears’ Bushcraft

Working out in the woods, Ray and his canoe-building expert start by chopping down a tree. Not over the top, get a good sense that Ray really cares for the wilderness.

Wildlife Autobiography and memoir Bushcrwft books Conservation features. Visit our Help Pages. Not because it’s in any way soporific or boring – it’s not.