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There is no power greater than creating a fire in a bad situation.
When you get that ember to glow and that tinder starts to burn, you know you have something. Once your kindling goes up in flames and you get that first piece of fuel lit, you know you have arrived.
Before long there is a bed of glowing coals beneath your fire and you feel unstoppable.
This is a powerful moment and one that should never be taken for granted. Its the difference between life and death.
Still, sometimes it can be very difficult to get to that point. You might be battling all sorts of situations and the worst of all is to battle the weather.
Bad weather conditions can make fire seem nearly impossible. Still, there are ways to make it work and this article is going to offer you 10 tips on how to do just that.
Bonus: How to Make Pemmican, the Original Survival Food
Invented by the natives of North America pemmican was used by Indian scouts as well as early western explorers.
Native Americans spent a great deal of time on the go and depended on having portable, high-energy, highly nutritious, and filling foods that would last for long periods of time without refrigeration.
Pemmican is a portable, long-lasting, high-energy food. It's made of lean, dried meat that's crushed into powder and mixed with hot, rendered fat. This makes it one of the ultimate foods to have stockpiled for when SHTF or disaster strikes.
People really should avert their gaze from the modern survival thinking for just a bit and also look at how folks 150 years ago did it.
These guys were the last generation to practice basic things, for a living, that we call "survival skills" now.