Anyone who has spent much time outdoors knows how to make a fire. We all have our different techniques and lets face it, it's a simple task after a bit of practice. This assumes you have a lighter in the first place.
So what happens though when you don't have a lighter or event a flint? Could you make a fire from scratch? Fjällräven ambassador and bushcraft and survival instructor Gordon Dedman certainly can.
We shot Gordon, well off the beaten track to capture his step by step approach.
Step 1: Get out in nature
Step 2: Find a spot
Step 3: Assemble your materials
Step 4: Create hot ash using friction
Step 5: Protect the ash
Step 6: Drop ash into tinder and blow to create flame
Step 7: Stoke your flame
Step 8: Igniting the kindling
Step 9: Boil your billy