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Exploration of Survival part 2 blog 43.

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Chris told me that the branches of evergreen trees were great for breaking the wind, as well as holding heat. Roughly a hour later, Chris returned without the Evergreens. He did bring with him, the beginning materials for a fire. Dead, tall grass and some SEMI-dry leaves.

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As you can see, the quest for fire was difficult. Even for someone with experience like Chris. The cold weather, snow covered ground and wet materials all added up to a frustrating endeavor. Two cans of bug spray as our accelerant
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A large mass of dry grass and many, many small twigs later. We had a decent fire going.

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Alas it was not meant to be... Even the best fires no matter how skilled the builder is go out when everything is sopping wet
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