A fire is a basic tool of both comfort and survival yet many people are frustrated in their attempts to build one by their impatience to use wood that is too large at the beginning. Just like most things in life you have to start small and grow.
Both the Kansbol and the Garberg Survival Kit Knives have some significant advantages for serious outdoorsmen, hunters and bushcrafters...
There are times when the ability to start a fire is much more than that. In a survival situation, being able to start a fire means warmth. It means you can cook food and boil water to ensure that it's safe to drink.
As we saw during the 2021 grid-down situation in Texas, it is extremely important to prepare for natural disaster survival. Short-term problems like a hurricane, blizzard, tornado, or flash flood can lead to devastating results if you aren’t ready.
Maybe you are ready to take fire making to the next level? Maybe it is time you become a fire wizard? Maybe…well….you get the point! Here are 5 tips that will help you how to get the most out of your ferrocerium rod...
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Avoid crawling out of your sleeping bag, scavenging for firewood, and battling the cold while camping. Learn how to build a the self-feeding fire.
The 5 W's to help you stay safe in the wilderness.
Learn the survival priorities to make sure you are staying safe on your next adventure.
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It is difficult to distinguish every plant and tree in nature. Dan tells you which plants to use to start a fire.
Creating a sustainable fire is the challenge, it’s the need, and it’s the want to be near something we can’t live without.
Fire is at the core of human existence as it provides warmth, utility, and comfort. Enabling us to cook food at camp, keep warm on a cold night, and purify water; learning to start a fire is essential.
Noted survival expert Dave Canterbury shares his 10 C's for survival at the 2015 Outdoor Retailer Summer Market Show.