Lighting up a fire in wet situations

Lighting up a fire when it is dry? No problem! Usually there lies a lot of tinder around, especally in forests fir needles can be collected or dry grass, little sticks of dead wood and so on. But if the soil is wet the task is more difficult.

The solution for wet conditions are socalled feather sticks. A sharp and good knife is very helpful and so you can slice many little curls out of the dead wood piece.

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To create a good as dry as possible base for the fire you can stock some wood pieces to the ground, so the fire has some more oxygen from the bottom and the wet soil cannot reach the feather sticks.

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If you then have some patience your fire will burn soon and you can warm up at your campfire very well!

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