Top 5 Best Bushcraft Books

Top 5 Best Bushcraft Books

So you have already picked the best bushcraft knife for you and worked on your bushcraft knife skills but you are still in between outings in the woods.  What to do?  How about you read one of the top 5 best bushcraft books and learn more skills or get tips from some of the experts in the bushcraft community.

Here are 5 great bushcraft books to choose from.  This is by no means all the great books out there but the following are some of my favorites on the subject.  They are in no particular order.

Bushcraft 101 by Dave Canterbury

Bushcraft 101 Book

Bushcraft 101: A Field Guide to the Art of Wilderness Survival by Dave Canterbury is the right resource to use if you want to experience the wilderness at its best. The book has plenty of advice on how to make the most of your outdoors while you learn how to pick up the right items and much more. Crafting resources from your surroundings is what this guide is all about.

Cordages, containers, combustion devices, covering, and cutting tools are all covered here. Do you want to experience the thrill and ambience of the wildness? If so, this is the book you should buy today. Bushcraft 101: A Field Guide to the Art of Wilderness Survival by Dave Canterbury will also teach you how to reconnect with nature in an different way and to survive in any condition or climate.

Advanced Bushcraft by Dave Canterbury

Advanced Bushcraft Book

​Going deeper into the wildness will be an incredible journey thanks to Advanced Bushcraft: An Expert Field Guide to the Art of Wilderness Survival by Dave Canterbury, a famous New York Times bestseller. The book will let you know how to survive with little or no equipment while in the wildness. Advanced woodcraft and bushcraft techniques will take your survival skills to a whole new level.

Bushcrafting will let one get closer to wildlife in no time, while crafting medicine from plants will help you surmount many problems. Readers of Advanced Bushcraft: An Expert Field Guide to the Art of Wilderness Survival by Dave Canterbury will manage to save money on tons of essential items such as fire-starting packs and tools. In addition, one will be able to get to a place without a compass or map.

Bushcraft by Mors Kochanski

Bushcraft Book Mors

Bushcraft: Outdoor Skills and Wilderness Survival by Mors Kochanski will teach you the astonishing lore of the forest. With plenty of diagrams, photo supplements and concise instructions, Bushcraft by Mors Kochanski will allow you to know the practical, essential skills that are paramount to survive in the wildness. Hunters, campers, backpackers and others with strong passion for outdoors will adore this guide.

Readers will also realize that the volume is very good at explaining confusing concepts of any kind. By learning how to work on the useful wood, you will manage to survive in any mountain out there, as Bushcraft: Outdoor Skills and Wilderness Survival by Mors Kochanski will teach you exactly what you have to do with your axe or knife.

Bushcraft by Richard Graves

Bushcraft Graves

Bushcraft: The Ultimate Guide to Survival in the Wilderness by Richard Graves covers all the areas of the survival field from building hunts to making cords and ropes. In addition to making the most of the materials that you may find locally, Bushcraft by Richard Graves will answer many of your questions on how to protect the flora and fauna of any area out there.

Bushcraft by Richard Graves is the survival book every outdoors lover must get as it features many methods to determine direction and time. In addition, readers will learn how to use survival skills deployed by our ancestors adding a plethora of new ones to the modern man's set of survival weapons. Bushcraft: The Ultimate Guide to Survival in the Wilderness will also help you overcome many obstacles in everyday life as well.

Woodcraft and Camping by George Sears Nessmuk

Woodcraft Book

Woodcraft and Camping by George Sears Nessmuk will allow you to find ways to survive in the wildness. The whole book is very interesting. Many readers consider Woodcraft and Camping by George Sears Nessmuk as the Bible of bushcraft and woodcraft, and they have many reasons to praise this book. If you want to find tons of tips on how to reduce your pack weight, purchase this book.

This highly entertaining guide is full of astonishing information that will allow you to take your camping skills to the next level. The sound knowledge of this guide is also very well explained in plain English. Though the book is not up-to-date on supplies and gears, readers will find the material very useful anyway.

If you are an avid outdoors man, you will consider this book as an outstanding achievement. Campers will find out that this guide is a must and that the author knows very well what he is talking about. Even though the book itself might not be too long for your taste, its wealth of information will allow you to camp out like a champion. In addition to all the information on bushcraft that you will get here, this book will make you laugh a lot. To survive in the wildness you should avoid being anxious, and these are things this volume will help you avoid.​

Conclusion

So there you have it.  Five of the best bushcraft books in my opinion.  Which one was your favorite?  What book is not on this list that you really enjoy?  I'd love to hear about.​