Building a Fire in the Back Country RSS

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Building a Fire in the Back Country        It’s sunset in the middle of winter and you’ve found a spot to sleep for the night in a spot far removed from human civilization. You’re going to need a source of warmth. Now, you could bring tens of pounds of gear to warm you up, but that would slow you down too much. So what do you do?  Fire. Fire is and has been the lifeline of many a person in a cold situation. Fire can be used to cook,  light, or warm. It’s very important to know how...

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