Watch: Emelie Makes Fire in the Rain

   10.06.17

Watch: Emelie Makes Fire in the Rain

This Swedish gal ventures out into the rain to make a fire in the great outdoors. Why does she do it? To survive? Nah, just to (hopefully) entertain folks. Hmmmm.

Emelie of Emelie’s Outdoor Adventures does a nice job of seeming mostly clueless while gathering material to make a fire in the wet woods. Some fuzzy birch back and some dried rosin (tree sap), she goes to a lot of trouble preparing the stuff.

A patch on her backpack declares that our host is “cute but psycho.” No comment.

Aha! Useful information; she uses a pencil sharpener to shave twigs into, well, shavings. Cool.

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Her first attempt didn’t really pan out, perhaps because she forgot about all that rosin. Doh!

All in all, this might be more of a “what not to do” video, but in the end, she did get it done.

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