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How to Use Flint and Steel to Light a Fire

Fire starting and fire-making is your birthright. We are the only species on the planet that has the ability to harness fire at will. Many scientists believe cooked protein was one of the keys to our massive brain growth. Eating meat led to smaller stomachs, bigger brains – Harvard Gazette While some fire starters are …

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Beginner’s Guide on Fire Pistons and How To Use Them

Fire was first discovered in the Early Stone Age, approximately 400,000 years ago. It has been an essential part of human survival ever since. Of all the survival skills that young Cub Scouts and Eagle Scouts are taught, quickly building fires is possibly the most important of the lot. It lets you cook food, purify …

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All About Matches: The Important Nuances Every Smart Survivalist Needs to Know

Teaching kids survival skills is not always easy but it can be a lot of fun. One of the early hangups when it comes to making fire is that the use of many fire-making implements is really hard for kids. Lighters can be tough for little hands, Ferro rods require lots of practice, and things …

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Tinder vs Kindling: What’s the Difference?

There is a serious focus on fire starters in the survivalist community. How you throw sparks, make a flame, or get a fire started is all the rage. In all honesty that is an important part of the process. Things like Ferro rods, flint and steel, lighters, tinder vs kindling, and matches are all needed …

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The Complete Guide to Bushcraft Cooking Gear

What is Bushcraft Gear? Bushcraft gear, also known as survival gear, includes items that are necessary for survival in the wilderness, from dense forests to frozen mountains. Common examples of bushcraft gear include fire starters, knives, load carrying gear, water carriers, and navigation equipment. The essence of bushcraft lies in using the most primitive survival …

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Beginner’s Guide to Ferro Rods & How to Use Them

I can still remember sitting in front of my fireplace with a ball of torn paper strips, a magnesium rod, and a Ferro rod fire starter. I would shave a little of the magnesium bar onto the paper and then try my best to shower sparks onto the magnesium using the included striker. I was …

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The Complete Prepper Checklist

How can you be ready for when SHTF if you don’t have a prepper checklist? There are basic prepping supplies that everyone should have on hand for when times get tough.  Our preppers list is going to cover everything you need to stay safe, healthy, and secure while surviving a crisis situation. We’re covering everything …

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