Fire by hand drill

Fire by hand drill

Saturday, 4 February 2012

Saving energy in shelter building.


I found this excellent little arbor under the epicormic growth of a large Lime (Tilia spp). The ground was bone dry even after raining all day today.

It is enclosed on 3 sides and well sheltered. A bed and a fire for warmth or enclose it completely and you have a excellent shelter.

There is plenty of leaf debris for insulation and lime is of course one of the best for friction fire.

In a survival situation a place like this can save you a lot of effort.

Keep your eyes peeled.

1 comment:

Gorges Smythe said...

A good eye is a valuable thing, both literally and figuritively.