As every survivalist knows, fire is very important to ensure that in a survival situation, you give yourself the best chance possible to make it through!
Fire warms, cooks, and encourages and can be used as a defensive tool if it is needed.
Most often, fire is started and maintained by using wood.
Not all wood, though, is the same.
Some are great for starting a fire, but not for maintaining one.
Some are awesome for maintaining a fire for warmth, but not for cooking.
Some are amazing for creating smoke for sending signals, but you do not want to use that type of wood if stealth is your goal.
The next page covers some general guidelines to help you pick out the best wood for the type of fire you want to make.