Tag: fire

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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Do you need another source of tinder or can you light birch bark with flint and steel?

If it's dry and you just tear the birch bark up fine enough it should be possible to get it going with a spark right? Forego the extra step of finding another source of tinder? submitted by /u/LordBalkoth69 [link] [comments]

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10 Fire Starting Materials You Probably Have At Home

Fire starting materials are abundant in your household. Check out our top picks for fire starting items in the list below! RELATED: How To Make A DIY Dryer Lint Fire Starter Fire Starting Materials | Start a Fire Using Household Items Fire Starters from Common Household Items You probably don’t realize just how many items […]

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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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Decisive Actions To Take When Trapped In A fire

Forest fires do not burn evenly, but rather follow terrain and vegetation. It is not uncommon for the fire to nearly surround an area, then burn inwards. Being stuck to traveling on roads just increases your chance of being trapped in such an area, cut off from before and behind, if you wait too long […]

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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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