#AskPaulKirtley Episode 50 – Long Winter Evenings, Fire Safety, Stainless Pot Options, Dandelion Poisonous Lookalikes

#AskPaulKirtley Episode 50 – Long Winter Evenings, Fire Safety, Stainless Pot Options, Dandelion Poisonous Lookalikes

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In this episode of #AskPaulKirtley I answer questions about long winter evenings in camp, fire safety, when is safe to leave a fire, throwing coals into streams, billy cans vs other stainless pots, poisonous lookalikes to dandelions…

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Related Material On Paul Kirtley’s Blog:

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How to Leave No Trace of Your Campfire

How To Live In A Heated Tent

#AskPaulKirtley Episode 49 – Water Filters, Emergency Communications, Pignut Recipes & Being Useful On Canoe Trips

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Paul Kirtley is an award-winning professional bushcraft instructor, qualified canoe leader and mountain leader. He is passionate about nature and wilderness travel. In addition to writing this blog Paul owns and runs Frontier Bushcraft, a wilderness bushcraft school, offering bushcraft courses and wilderness expeditions.

3 thoughts on “#AskPaulKirtley Episode 50 – Long Winter Evenings, Fire Safety, Stainless Pot Options, Dandelion Poisonous Lookalikes

  1. Hi Paul
    Excellent presentation? I am happy to see you address fire safety in the wilds. The discussion of toilet habits also highly relevant because I agree-bury the business but burn the paper and make sure dead out! I made the mistake many years ago you describe and had it not been in a recent wild fire area it very likely would have caused a wildfire. “Duff” readily carries spark as does a dead tree root. What a bummer to trek 10 miles only to see the serious smoke from a fire you caused-could burn many thousands of acres! Could result in the death of fire fighters. Oh I learned my lesson…………
    Kind regards
    Jim Watkins Pacific NW

  2. Wow … I’m ploughing through ALL of the brilliant #AskPaulKirtley videos and I’m only halfway through after several days. The amount of information is utterly mind blowing! I will reach the end but I’m wondering if I’ll have any relevant questions left to ask when I get there!

  3. Thanks for taking the time to do these excellent presentations. I’ve never been bored by the early nights as I believe it’s the perfect time for thinking and reflection. If it’s cold then I get into my bag and drift in and out of sleep until it’s time to make breakfast.
    The one time I had a fire incident was when my brother kicked over a trangia burner, although we put it out very quickly, it was scary for a moment. I’ve never had a camp fire, so there’s no issue with that.

    Kindest Regards
    Phil

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