When you go camping, backpacking or hiking, starting a fire is always essential. Although it may seem easy, most people are struggling to produce an effective campfire. When you are outdoors, the games are essential. If the campers came out of these, they can greatly aggravate the situation.
As a result, it is important to know different methods of starting fires and having different fire start kits. If the fire will be useful for cook your food or if you are just going to keep you warm at night, it is imperative that you know how to build a fire using different fire starter kits with or without the availability of matches.
Set the campfire
When planning the construction of a campfire, make sure the fires are allowed in the area or if they require fire pits. Before your start the fire, it is important that you have sufficient water and a shovel nearby in case the fire gets out of hand. Secondly, a proper fire pit should be made using rocks placed in a circle. This acts as the fire ring.
Tinder – Examples include dry grass, twigs or bark chips. Basically, all small and dry materials that will easily burn when they are inflamed with a spark.
Kinking – These are medium-sized materials that easily attract fires such as dry leaves, sticks or large pieces of bark. Make sure they are dry and not too big.