Finding and maintaing.

Creating a Fire

Creating a fire is byfar one of the most important thing that you have to do when in a survival situation. Not only does the fire ward off insects and some wild animals it allso helps potential resqures find you.

Important things to bring

If you can plan ahead and bring any of these items it will help you a lot.

  • Matches
  • Lighter
  • Tinder
  • Flint and Steel
  • Rope
  • lens (convex)
Above you see the way a convex lens can help create a fire using a little bit of tinder.
Another great way to create a fire is by putting steel wool on the leads of a 9v battery. The large amount of resistance creates abundant heat and there you have it a fire. While not normal carried a 9v battery and some steel wool could be as inconspicuous as a deck of cards.