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How Not To Build A Fire

Teva's Naturist returns with an explosive lesson in firestarting

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We recently posted a vid from Teva’s Naturist, the Les Strod/Bear Grylls-spoofing survival expert played by Gavin McInnes. Now the Naturist has returned with his final filmed segment on wilderness perseverance—a spectacularly wrongheaded attempt at firebuilding. Check it out (and make sure to wait until the end for the best part):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VEZNFtcb5pE

Ouch (good stunt, though). Of course, if you really want to learn how to build a fire, consult BACKPACKER’s very own Naturist Shannon Davis in our Survival 101 firestarting video tutorial.

—Ted Alvarez