Using birch bark to light a fire

Lighting a fire with birch bark is something that I do regularly, generally in combination with a fire steel.  More often than not I’ll peel bark from a live tree, occassionally I’ll cut a strip from a dead one.  In this video I discuss these two approaches in more detail. We teach using birch bark […]

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