HOW TO MAKE BONE-DRY TINDER EVEN IN A DOWNPOUR

Problem: Cold and Wet So what do you do when you’re out in a torrential rain with no man-made tinder on you and you need to get a fire going? Everything is soaking wet and finding dry tinder is really challenging. Here’s how to…

METAL MATCH

Intro Fire saved my life. In fact, during the 6 months of training to be a SERE Specialist, there were only a handful of times that I wasn’t cold, wet, hungry and sleep deprived. On some phases of training, fire was intentionally withheld so…

PONCHO HEATER

  We’ve all been there. Cold…wet…and miserable. If you spend a lot of time outdoors, you’ve probably been there more than most. Hypothermia can sneak up on you and the CDC says that about 1300 people each year die from this condition in the…