boot  Map Scales.  1:25k.  4cm = 1km;  Convert Map to World  (cm/4=km)  ie 2cm/4 = 0.5km.

 

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 Map Scales.  1:25k.  4cm = 1km;  Convert World to Map  (km*4=cm)  ie 1.5km*4 = 6cm.

Fire Lighting

 
  • Fire lighting is an essential skill and although not something generally used when wild camping will be vital in survival situations.  Mountain Rangers know…
    • How to select and use tinder, kindling and fuel.
    • Correct fire construction.
    • Methods of generating a spark.
    • How to cook on fires.
    • How to construct fires for heat.
    • How to construct fires for overnight warmth.
    • How to construct fires for rescue signals.