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Fire with sticks: Intro to friction fire

  • Holisitic Survival School 38 McDaris Cove Road Weaverville, NC, 28787 United States (map)

Fire with Sticks: Intro to Friction Fire (1 day):

There are few things more connective and powerful than making your own fire from your landscape.  Humans have been in relation with this raw element for over 3 million years. Making fire with sticks is your human birthright.  

Join Luke McLaughlin and Tyler Lavenburg and learn the ancient art of friction fire on 45 beautiful acres in Weaverville, NC. In this one-day class,  students will  learn the basics of fire by friction while also getting hands on experience with multiple fire-starting methods (bow drill, hand drill, bamboo fire-saw) Other topics will include: what local types of woods to use, tinder making, troubleshooting, and additional fire making options. This class is for everyone!

Recommended ages: 12 and up

Cost: Regular Ticket $75

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