Originally Posted by 6USMC6
Collect a bag of small, dry pine cones. Keep them inside until you know they are good and dry, melt some paraffin and then dip the cones in them. If you can find come candle wick, drape a piece on the cone beefore you dip. We used this in the mountains above Dubois and on Elizabeth Ridge and had no problem getting wet wood to - eventually - burn. Fuzz sticks help too.
I have a question too.
What is the gray Klim suit that you are wearing?
It's the 2011 Traverse jacket and pant. Klim's mid level Gore-Tex. Next step up is the adventure suit for like two grand. Although, I have heard that Klim is filling the gaps a bit more for 2012. I am very very very happy with Klim. Super high quality stuff from Idaho. I'm pretty sure it's made in the USA.