Survival Tips, Videos

How to Start a Fire with Primitive Flint & Steel

Flint and steel, a tried and true method of starting fires. In this video, I wanted to show you how to start a fire with a primitive flint and steel technique. This is a great skill to have and it's saved me in a tough spot more than once! I always carry this kit with… Continue reading How to Start a Fire with Primitive Flint & Steel

Product Reviews, Survival Tips

Bear Grylls Fire Starter by Gerber

Ever since theBRIGADE's first backpacking trip I've been on the lookout for an alternative fire starter that would be easy to carry and, more importantly, easy to use. Every backpacker knows there is more than one way to start a fire. My preferred method is by spark. Matches are too much of an annoyance and… Continue reading Bear Grylls Fire Starter by Gerber