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HomeSurvivalFireFire From Ice

Fire From Ice

This is a rather unique method of obtaining fire. At first thought it sounds just as implausible as the "fire from water" method. But after some thought, it becomes obvious how to proceed. However, there are many issues to overcome in actually getting a fire using this method! It's not as easy as it might seem.

by Rob Bicevskis

by Aaron Costic (IceSculptingTools.com)

by Allan "Bow" Beauchamp:

 


"Bow's Fire"
Photo by Allan Beauchamp

P.S. This is NOT what is meant by "Fire from ice" :)

 
Footnote:
One of the biggest challenges in obtaining fire from ice is in first creating pure clear ice, without any air bubbles inside. The air bubbles must be kept moving towards the surface as the ice water freezes. This is done by vibrating the water as the ice forms. This is what ice sculpture artists do.