Sunday, March 1, 2009

Basics: Shelter,Water, Fire, Food

Purifying the water for consumption by boiling it twice.
This water came from the lake in the picture.

After drinking tea and hot chocolate by the fire
with the lake water, the remaining water was

Making Fire

Making Shelter

Yes, that's a rabbit, with some eggs.

Cooking venison and bread over a fire

A finished shelter, made from pine, sticks, leaves.
Student built four of these shelters. Most shelters
fit two people. One shelter was dubbed "the hotel"
because it fit 4 people! Students made these
in teams. They are made from sticks in the forest,
leaves, and pine branches. They are always built
against a tree.

1 comment:

Yao said...

The fire is simply awesome!

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