Fire guides & articles
We have a comprehensive range of fire guides on our Outdoor Hub, from selecting a site & building a fire pit, to creating a spark & igniting a fire, to cooking and craft activities over a campfire – click here to see them.
This is a selection of articles on fire-making history, and guides to fire-building and fire-starting techniques.
A selection of home-made fire starters as alternatives to matches or lighters, Love Outdoors.
Firewood: a start to finish guide
A comprehensive guide to sourcing & gathering, cutting & storing, seasoned wood & safety. Camping Cooks.
How to build a campfire: the right way
Good guide covering prep, lighting, fire-building techniques & extinguishing. My Open Country (US).
How to start a fire
Extended & indepth article by legendary outdoor authority Tom Brown Jr. Mother Earth News.