Field Skills: How To Make A Fire With Wet Wood

Jun 23, 2022

If you adventure in the backcountry enough, you'll inevitably want to make a fire when the conditions are less than ideal. Even if it isn't raining at that very moment, high humidity, previous rainfall, and shady woodlands will make sure you don't have a roaring campfire at the snap of your fingers.

On the other hand, maybe you just like to challenge yourself, and while you're carrying road flares for emergency situations, you'd rather do things the good ole fashion way, or at least close to it.

Regardless of how you arrived there, this video will give you some tips on gathering materials, prepping tinder, and a few steps to take so that your next fire-starting opportunity is a success.