Outer barks as a tinder

Outer barks are a great resource for fire lighting and provide us with another tool in our bushcraft repertoire.  In this video I talk about using a few outer barks as a tinder, including birch, cherry, hornbeam, honeysuckle and clematis.  I’ve written about using outer barks as tinder in this post previously, take a look at it in conjunction with this video.

In the video I mention using a couple of those outer barks in a tinder bundle, so take a look at this post to see how to make a tinder bundle.

We teach outer barks as a tinders on our 2 Day & 5 Day Bushcraft Courses as well as the IOL Bushcraft Competency Course .  You can see plenty of photos from all of these courses on our Facebook page.

About Gary

Lead Instructor at Jack Raven Bushcraft, teaching bushcraft, wilderness and survival skills to groups and individuals.

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