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Some fodder for your scoutmaster minute on why you emptied your canteen on some trail-side warming fire your boys lit ... http://wvpublic.org/post/update-three-wildfires-ablaze-dolly-sods-wilderness-two-fires-extinguished Forty years of nutrient litter smolder away in four days. Fortunately limited to just a few acres in a 64 square mile area. It's a shame, but many folks in these parts take fire risk too lightly, thinking it's a Western problem.
On our winter survival weekend this morning , I tried to cook an egg in coals (no paper cup, or anything.) to cook it in. I figured if I cracked the top, it would allow steam to come out the top. I then buried it in coals. It took far longer for the yoke to cook than I would have expected. Shells are great insulators! Any suggestions on how to do it better next time?