In the Bushcraft and Survival world, fire is a essential component. It helps you in many ways, warmth, cooking, gives you light, even just looking and the fire, it will boost your self confidence.
But knowing how to light a fire is one thing, doing it successfully is another. You could have ideal conditions and then no so good. Also safety is a major part, not just for you, but also your surroundings.
Good preparation is the key, it doesn't need a lot, but you will be thankful thank you know it.
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