TOP TIPS

Notches

By mastering many of these notches you will be able to achieve a more productive and comfortable life in the woods. Other top tips Notches Cooking over an open fire Solar Water Sill Finding true North without a compass How to measure remaining daylight with your hand

Cooking over an open fire

Solar Water Sill

Finding true North without a compass

Place a stick in the ground and mark the location of the shadow. Mark the location of the shadow. Wait 15 mins and place a mark where the shadow is now. The shadow has moved from West (1) to East (2). If you stand between them with West (1) on your left, you will find […]

How to measure remaining daylight with your hand

Count the finger widths between the sun and horizon. Each finger is equivalent to fifteen minuets, with each hand totalling an hour. When the sun dips low enough that only two hands fit its time to search for suitable campsite and assemble a shelter.