How To Determine Remaining Daylight. Cool, with hands out stretched in front of you measure from the sun to the horizon. Each finger is 15 min or 1 hour per hand. The above picture is 2 hours until sunset.
Pump Fire Drill: The Iroquois invented this ingenious pump drill, which uses a flywheel to generate friction. The crossbar and flywheel are made of hardwood; the spindle and fireboard are made from softwoods (as in the ha
There’s more to starting a campfire than flicking a bit of flame at a heap of wood. Amateur campers like myself know this only too well. I’ve tried - and failed - to keep fires burning inside fireplaces, never mind in the great outdoors. My friend and I