All rights belong to BBC and other respective owners. Ray Mears investigates the world of survival in Mongolia; the kind of skills that bred great men like Genghis Khan.
Ray Mears: Ultimate Survival Guide – Series 1 and 2
All 12 episodes from the first and second series of the BBC documentary presented by Ray Mears. The expert woodsman uses real-life stories to examine the techniques needed to survive in extreme conditions such as the Arizona desert or the snows of Lapland. The episodes are: ‘Jungle Survival’, ‘Arctic Survival’, ‘The Psychology of Survival’, ‘Sea […]
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Out on the Land: Bushcraft Skills from the Northern Forest
“Fifty years into my life journey I realise that; while I love remote wild places and the peoples I meet there, it is in forests that I find the greatest joy. Of all the forests that I have explored, it is the great circumpolar Boreal forest of the North that calls to me most. Here […]
The Wild West with Ray Mears
They set out to conquer the west-and discovered a frontier that wouldn t surrender without a fight. Long before superhighways spanned North America, westbound settlers lumbered across a dangerous continent by covered wagon or on foot in search of a new life. In this fascinating documentary, survivalist Ray Mears retraces the steps of the 19th-century […]
Bushcraft: Outdoor Skills and Wilderness Survival
Clear instructions, extensive use of diagrams, and a full color photo supplement detail all the practical skills and knowledge essential for surviving and enjoying the wilderness. Includes basic instructions for lighting and maintaining a fire, chopping wood and felling trees, creating a warm shelter, using knives and axes safely, finding plants and animals important for […]
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