DIY: Waterproof Trick to Guarantee Fire

March 7, 2016

What is the best tinder material when making a fire? The answer is simple: a dry, fibrous material that catches a spark even in wet conditions. Fire starting woes are compounded when the dry materials are not available. Every bug out bag, camping, hiking or emergency kit should include redundant layers for making fire. Using a lighter does not guarantee fire. It may produce a flame (depending on the available…