One of the most important and difficult survival techniques is starting a fire. Learning how to start a fire in the wild helps you cook food, purify water, keep predators and insects at bay, and maintain body temperature.
Fire is also great for boosting morale. There is nothing I enjoy more than sitting around a roaring fire after a long day of tromping through the woods.
Do you know what materials to gather, how much of each you need, and how to use them? Do you know how to get the fire started and keep it going? Let’s discuss exactly what you need to know to accomplish all of these things.