Quick And Easy “Fire Starters”
Fire starting should be easy. I can appreciate the ability to start a fire with sticks or rocks but let’s be honest, we should be making this easier. Your pack should be laden with lighters and waterproof matches. I used to think firecraft was about practicing all of the one off ways of starting a fire. How about a little accelerant and some matches? Will you always have them? Well, that’s up to you. Firecraft is important but having powerful firestarters is a great way to get fire going when you need it, in all conditions.
This article explores how you can make several types of fire starters using various materials. Put the time in and assure you have many ways to start fire fast. Without it you are going to starve, dehydrate and freeze. It may sound simple but its the truth of the matter.