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Make a Fire

Learn critical fire building skills, primitive fire making, starting a fire with flint and steel, and making fire under emergency conditions, including rain and snow.

Review: Peter Kummerfeldt’s ‘A Better Way to Build a Fire’

150 150 Survival Common Sense Blog | Emergency Preparedness

The ability build a fire under survival conditions may save your life. The inability may cost your life! by Leon Pantenburg I met Peter Kummerfeldt several years ago at the Deschutes County Sportsmans Show, in Redmond, OR after I dropped in during his “Myths of Survival” presentation. The ability to build a warming campfire, under extreme conditions, could save your life.…

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Old Style Fire Starter Fills Modern Wilderness Survival Niche

150 150 Survival Common Sense Blog | Emergency Preparedness

Pitch wood, cedar bark, dry grass, weed stalks, pine needles etc. all work great for firestarting when the weather is nice. But usually, the fouler the weather, the more desperately you need a fire.

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