Primitive Fire Making Techniques- Fire Making Tips for Survival

Out of all the survival skills and techniques that you can learn. Probably one of the most important is primitive fire making. Today we are going to discuss some primitive fire making techniques that have withstood the test of time. In addition to some fire making tips that are just not practical and you should not depend on. Why is learning primitive fire making techniques so important? First and foremost a fire will give you the warmth you need to survive in cold conditions. A fire will give you the ability to signal for help. If you get your clothes wet. A fire will help to dry them out and prevent sickness. A fire will allow you to cook your food and to boil water to make it safe to drink. A fire helps to keep wildlife at a distance. Survival Fire Making Safety Tips Before you start building your fire there are some survival fire making safety tips that you may want to consider. Choosing a proper fire site: When choosing where to place your fire site. You want to put it where there is a lot of wood close by. So you don’t have to wonder too far for more in the night. If there is bad weather you also want to put your fire where it can have at least some protection from rain and wind. Building a ring of rocks around your fire pit or digging a hole are great ways to protect your fire from high winds. Look around and above your fire site:┬áBe sure to look around and above your chosen fire site. Make sure there are no dead trees on the verge of falling or which can cause your fire to spread. Clear the ground of any dry grass, leaves, and twigs. If there is snow clear a space and put a platform of green logs to build the fire on to prevent Read More …