This Chart Explains How To Start A Fire In The Rain

This Chart Explains How to Start a Fire in the Rain

Nobody wants to start a fire in the rain, but sometimes you have to. The Art of Manliness put together a visual guide that makes it easy to remember the steps to get a fire going.

The basics here are pretty simple. Unsurprisingly, you'll need to find the right kind of wood that dries quickly or dry out the kindling you find by airing it out. If you need to, you can split branches in half to get to the drier portions so the fire can get started. You can add this to the rest of your wilderness survival toolkit.

How to Start a Fire in the Rain [The Art of Manliness]


    Remember if in Australia to check for deadly spiders and snakes when collecting dry material in the rain, or splitting logs to look for dry material.
    The dry areas are where these animal are likely to be sheltering.

    "How to start a fire in the rain."

    1. Have stormproof matches. If you do not have stormproof matches, you will die.

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