Central to survival fire lighting is one of the oldest skills known to mankind; fire warms, dries, makes water safe, cooks food, lifts morale.
Learn several different ways to generate a flame without using matches including with flint and steel. Find out about collecting, preparing and using a range of tinders to get the flame going. Learn ways of getting the fire going in wet conditions.
Learn how to build the flame up into a fire you can cook over and how to manage the fire from start to finish to minimise its impact on the surroundings.
The activity leader, Bruce, is qualified through the Institute for Outdoor Learning to teach bushcrafts to groups and has been involved in bushcrafts and teaching woodland skills for more than thirty years.
- Booking Essential: Ring 01388 529154 or email email@example.com to check place availability before booking on-line.
- Wild North Discovery Website
When is the event?Sunday 27 August 2017
What time is it on?1:30pm-4:30pm
Who is this for?16+ (parental consent required for under 18s)
How much?£15 per person
Where to meet?Hamsterley Information Point
What to wear?
Wear clothes you would do the garden in including waterproofs, strong footwear and bring midge repellent.
Do I need to book?
Booking is essential through Wild North Discovery - see above.