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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From my own experience, I know how having some high-calorie trail food on hand can provide a needed energy boost if you’re running late and have a to push through a few more miles. Your pack should contain a decent-sized bshcraft so you can boil water. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. There are many survival books that cover survival in the mountains, desert, forest, ocean, jungle—you name kochnski of which offer general advice.

Top 10 Survival Concepts I learned from Mors Kochanski — Bull Moose Patrol

He brought it back from a trip he took to Canada for work. Yeah, definitely opposite ends of the spectrum but both solid skill books. Depending on the outside temps and whether it’s a sunny day, the Super Shelter may even provide adequate warmth in the daytime from the sun’s rays. Kochanski certainly is an experienced expert that has tried every outdoor survival technique in the woods. There’s also getting to be quite a few highly-skilled instructors who’ve learned and are now passing on Mors’ techniques.

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And, if have the chance to learn from him in person, do it! Mors does suggest carrying prunes or OXO soup cubes for short-term energy in your survival kit.

The cold is bushcrafy forgiving, and you are working against time to secure your survival situation. The Kochanski-style tinder bundle is a true life saver! Winter is hanging on this year, and keeping your hands warm in the frigid cold is important for fun Winter outdoor adventures.

A well-constructed Super Shelter becomes a wilderness resort and allows for great sleep. Your email address will not be published.

This daily journey was a significant part of his education and the foundation for a lifetime of interest in nature. Mors puts great emphasis on the importance of getting sleep in order to survive. Mors has a different view. His father fought for the Polish military during the First World Waran experience left him with a strong desire to see his children educated, so that they might benefit from serving as officers.

Mors Kochanski — The Bushcraft Journal

For example, I learned how to construct a parallel firelay, which is a fire that will burn all night, and keep you warm from head to toe. This book certainly does what it sets out to do. It This kochanskj one of the first survival books my Dad gae me. Very highly recommended to all, from hikers to survivalists. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Easy to read so anyone can learn by reading this book. He spent most of his time working the farm and assisting his father, who had been a windmill carpenter in Poland. He contends that you have to consume more energy than you expend in hunting and gathering, kochhanski hit a daily baseline of 1, calories with of those calories coming from carbohydrates.


Bull Moose Patrol

Mors’ father felt his children would inevitably be conscripted for military service. His mother named him “Morris” but, because of a misunderstanding due to her Polish accentthe midwife wrote “Mors” on the birth certificate.

He is an expert in his environment, the boreal forest, and he provides highly detailed instruction and specifc advice, so you can actually survive there.

I enjoy learning how to tie knots and work with rope. Extensive descriptions and diagraming on dozens of ways to start a fire to cook and keep warm, building shelters, as well as others exceptional tips. He cites studies that show sleepless nights can slow your brain function to the same degree as alcohol bingeing. This book is packed full of info. Definately a buushcraft read for every serious wilderness traveller.

Scott David Fuhr rated it really liked it Aug 24, Fast and conserve energy? Focuses on the northern forests of the world so all you guys in the southern hemisphere would do better with Ray Mears but for anyone in the north of the world this is a great book on the subject. Feb 28, James Morrison rated it it was amazing. I read this book slowly and took notes.

I found the illustrations helpful and it was an easy read.