/ SKILLS: How to Light a Bothy Fire

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UKH Articles - on 10 Apr 2017
Bothy Nights at Taigh Thormoid Dhuibh , 4 kbA roaring fire is as essential to a bothy night as whisky and wet socks. If you've ever struggled to kindle a flame in a busted bothy grate, try these tips from John Firestarter Burns.

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eschaton - on 12 Apr 2017
In reply to UKH Articles:

Very informative thanks! Had a depressing night more than once arriving piss wrapped and threaders at lairig leacach and failing to light a coal fire due to leaky flue and damp kindling.

Trying and failing to light a fire has a bigger effect on morale than not trying at all in the first place. I'll remember the tip about creating the heart of heat.

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