Category: Fire

Is Firewood a Part of Your Emergency Preparedness?

Some of the links below are affiliate links. If you choose to make a purchase we may earn a small commission at no additional cost to you. Fuel is critical to survival. Even if you have a modern home with insulation you will still be cold in without something generating heat. This is true in […]

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Make a Fire Bed and 3 Otherways to Stay Warm Outside

Some of the links below are affiliate links. If you choose to make a purchase we may earn a small commission at no additional cost to you. The cold is a monster. If you arent prepared for it and you’re trapped out in it, you realize what a monster it can be. Many people lament […]

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How to Start a Campfire: A Basic Survival Skill

Some of the links below are affiliate links. If you choose to make a purchase we may earn a small commission at no additional cost to you. Fire starting is obviously an important survival skill. Some of us that live in suburban or urban areas and don’t have the opportunity to go camping as often […]

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How To Build a Self Feeding Fire That Lasts 14+ Hours

Some of the links below are affiliate links. If you choose to make a purchase we may earn a small commission at no additional cost to you. The night was colder than expected and we all assumed, for some reason, that if we built a big enough fire that it would warm us all night. […]

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Understanding the Concept of Flint and Steel

Some of the links below are affiliate links. If you choose to make a purchase we may earn a small commission at no additional cost to you. Starting a fire with flint-and-steel is harder than most methods available these days but in an SHTF situation, this may be the only option you have. Image Credit: […]

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Vaseline & Cotton Balls and Other Great Fire Starters

Some of the links below are affiliate links. If you choose to make a purchase we may earn a small commission at no additional cost to you. One of the most critical parts of survival is the warmth, protection and cooking ability of fire. There is no other part of your survival arsenal that will […]

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Fire Pits and Camping Trips to Get Back to Nature

Some of the links below are affiliate links. This means that if you choose to make a purchase we may earn a small commission at no additional cost to you. Some people fall into prepping because they are looking for a reason to access those forgotten skills. If you aren’t a hiker or outdoorsman, its […]

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Stove Necklace Idea for Ultralight Backpacking

Some of the links below are affiliate links. This means that if you choose to make a purchase we may earn a small commission at no additional cost to you. Wearable tech is a trend that is exploding. We are just watching its most crude and early phases in things like the Fit Bit. These […]

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When The World Ends: 5 Essential Items You Need To Survive if North Korea Sends Nukes

Some of the links below are affiliate links. This means that if you choose to make a purchase we may earn a small commission at no additional cost to you. You don’t have to watch the nightly news long to understand that we are under constant threat throughout the world — and that nuclear weapons […]

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How to Install a Wood Stove

Some of the links below are affiliate links. This means that if you choose to make a purchase we may earn a small commission at no additional cost to you. It seems we survived another miserable winter. How did you fair? Did you lose power to your heating system? Was your fireplace up to the […]

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