The Lost Ways by Claude Davis Review

Today, most of us have relied too much on smartphones and other devices. We addict to those devices but don’t know about gardening, fishing, and cooking. Following The Lost Ways Book, you will get more information and how to do it very easy.

We cannot deny the benefits that they bring to us. But when the calamity comes and we lose all those devices, how we survive? It would be better to prepare now with some necessary survival skills.

Hi, I’m David, the owner, a little bookshop and reviewer. I have been practising the survival skills and techniques provided in The Lost Ways by Claude Davis.

And with my review, you will know more about this book, including ancient survival skills. I’m going to cover some important parts to plant the desire to connect with the natural environment.

Let’s get started!

What does the book The Lost Ways cover? A Detailed Review

The Lost Ways Book by Claude Davis is a convenient survival guide for those who want to gain essential life skills. In this program, you can find some survival skills of our ancestors that are useful and easy to follow.

According to Claude Davis, modern technology makes our lives simple and convenient. However, any catastrophe can happen every day. Thus, we need to prepare for our future.

The creator shows us how human-being has gradually lost our survival skills due to the rise of dependence on technology.

However, well prepared for unexpected situations is very important. For example, we may live without electricity, internet, refrigeration, electronic gadgets, air conditioning, and a host of other amenities, so we need to learn.
As mentioned previously, Claude thinks that this is the time for Americans to get back to their roots to understand how their forefathers have managed to survive through the harsh time or challenges.

Some of the crucial topics, including in The Lost Ways book are:

  • How to cook nutrient-rich food using the recipes that were earlier suggested by the scouts of Native America.
  • The process to collect and purify water for long-term storage.
  • Guidance on hunting different animals.
  • How to build underground houses for long and short-term shelter.
  • Learning the art of making poultices by carefully selecting the ingredients that were earlier used by our ancestors.
  • The process that can be adopted by human beings in case they run out of bullets.

The author believes that you can not only come over all hurdles and hardships but also share with others your knowledge since you learn these survival skills.

Who is Claude Davis?

Claude Davis, the father of The Lost Ways, is an old-western survival expert who has more than 30-year experience. He studies to preserve the authentic skills and values of our forefathers.

To reconnect with nature and adapt to the lifestyle of our ancestors, he has been living in a self-build log cabin along with his fiance and two children.
Besides, he cooks with an open flame outside the house and wears hand-made clothes. He gets his inspiration from his lifestyle, which pushes him to write it down on paper.

In The Lost Ways, he also states that we need to learn to adapt ourselves to the changing time, or it will be hard to overcome disasters. Thus, the knowledge of the one who lives firmly with nature is valuable for us to learn.

Interestingly, Davis is also the editor-in-chief of, a website where you can ask questions in regards to prepping and survival, without having to pay any additional charges.

My experience after reading The Lost Ways Book

I can plant vegetables for my family as an amateur farmer, can do a little fishing, and know-how to row a boat las summer.

But, recently, I realized that my dependence on modern equipment for completing each activity increases. That was the motivation for me to learn more basic survival skills.

As I was on the search for some useful information, I found the book The Lost Ways on the internet. The wide range of information in this book and every skill/ technique without modern-day equipment make me surprised.
You can find the solutions for some fascinating general challenges in our day-to-day lives. And the ones that I found extremely beneficial are:

  • The different ways to preserve meat without smoking or refrigeration
  • What happens when there aren’t any antibiotics at home, and someone has fallen ill?
  • What can be done when we need to hunt but we run out of ammunition?
  • How to store water without wasting a dime?

The Lost Ways provide various ideas that I can incorporate immediately into my life but avoiding using modern technology. Davis made a great combination of the survival ideas of our ancestors and the skills used by real survivalists. Thus, it is easy to follow. Also, I got how to stay prepared for a disaster.

Due to the rise in several earthquakes and natural disasters around the world, unsurprisingly, we have to encounter more challenges in a short time. So, that is an excellent idea of The Lost Ways book to construct bunkers as it has the potential to withstand the damage of a missile attack or devastating earthquake.

In general, I believe that this book has helped me to take the first proactive steps to have a better life. That helps us have more chances to survive through a natural calamity. I also learn how to nourish the future; I realize that huge savings wouldn’t come of any use if we don’t learn to simplify our lives.

What are the drawbacks Of The Lost Ways?

Besides the enormous benefits we can get from the Lost Ways, there are still some minor drawbacks. Nevertheless, it would be better to aware of it now than being surprised in the end.

Since we have been spoiled by modern technology for the last few decades, it takes an amount of time for us to practice the skills and get things right.
Time-consuming steps can be hard for people having jam-packed schedules. Plus, it requires lots of patience and hard work to practice the survival skills used by our forefathers.

Moreover, it is only in the form of an eBook, no audio or video format. Many people want to have the Lost Ways, so you may struggle to have one or order for the text in advance.

Why should you buy The Lost Ways book?

As you are surfing the internet to get the best survival books, you can find a ton of them, but The Lost Ways is outstanding amongst the rest. This book is for you if you want to get off-the-grid or to prepare to survive through a crisis.

After all, as we don’t know what will happen next, we cannot entirely rely on modern equipment.

The Lost Ways book includes a wide range of survival topics that is present step-by-step procedures making it easy to follow through. You can get valuable information to deal with natural catastrophes form growing your vegetables to designing bunkers.

And Davis has not only done plenty of research to create The Lost Ways book, but he has applied those skills to his life.

So the only thing you can do is flip through the pages, learn the tricks, and start practising for wholesome, minimalistic life.

The Lost Ways Book by Claude Davis is a convenient survival guide for those who want to gain essential life skills.
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