The Art of Fire: Essential Skills

  • Skill level : 1

    Beginner

  • Fitness level : 1

    Relaxed

Think you have what it takes to survive? Fire can be a lifeline for any survival situation, not to mention the keystone for your camping trip. Fire building and tending is part science and part art form. During this field outing, you will learn valuable skills and techniques including fire safety, tinder gathering, fire building and starting, tending and maintaining. Anyone can light a fire under the right conditions, but we are here to help you go beyond that in mastering this primitive skill.

Gear provided by REI

  • Group First Aid Kit - Contents include wound care items and over the counter medications for minor injuries and illnesses
  • Headlamp/Flashlight
  • The 10 Essentials - The 10 essentials are navigation tools, a headlamp, first aid kit, knife, fire, shelter, extra food, extra water, and extra clothes.
  • Water Filter

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