Firestarter: 4 Unusual Camping Hacks To Start A Roaring Fire

Hand sanitizer, Doritos, and more...


Starting a proper fire can sometimes mean the difference in life or death. Hopefully your next camping trip isn’t that dramatic, but make sure to read up on these unusual camping tricks to start a fire just in case.

Camping Hacks Fire: Hand Sanitizer

Camping Hack | Photo Credit REI

Pouring a little bit of hand sanitizer on sticks and twigs actually works as a kindling for a fire. Simply pull your germ-free kit out and pour a little on the bottom of the fire. This will help get things going in a pinch.

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