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Aside postFire Piston = Fire God! A fire starter you probably haven’t tried.

Fire Piston

There is something I find really interesting about the Outdoor industry: It’s backwards. Backwards from almost any industry I can think of. We start off using the most up to date gear and technology, and then we start learning the old ways. The love of wilderness skills usually comes after we have all the tech and gadgets. Most industries are constantly moving forward as fast as they can. You wouldn’t even dream of using a cell phone from even 10 years ago. Outdoor people, we forge our own path, and we do the opposite. We are wanting to learn skills from hundreds of years ago, to use today. This is especially true when it comes to making fires out in the wild.  Continue reading