Hiking - Starting A Fire

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What kind of things can I use to start a camp fire?

Hiking - Starting A Fire

When you're hiking and trekking, one thing you must be able to do in an emergency is get a fire going.

Try some of these hiking standard homemade fire starters on your next hike:

* Cardboard egg carton cups filled with wood shavings and dryer lint, then melted parafin.
* A used film can with cotton balls saturated with vasaline.
* Firestarters used to get a barbecue going
* A butane cigar lighter. (These are like miniature blowtorches that can even get a damp material burning.)



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