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Duration: One day: 10:00 - 16:00.
Course content: primitive firelighting
This is a great introduction to firelighting on the West Coast of Scotland.
The course examines the issues of primitive firelighting using natural
materials in situ: sourcing dry tinder and kindling - potentially dealing
with very wet and windy conditions. You will be taught two main ignition
techniques - use of swedish firesteel and fire by friction (bow drill).
We will also discuss sourcing of bow drill materials in situ.
Learning outcomes: At the end of the course you should understand: