Silky – Gomtaro Saw

5-season sleeping bags, merino wool base layers and silly Peruvian hats aside, the best way to keep warm and social when winter camping is with a good old campfire. And when there’s a chance for a chap to pretend he’s Bear Grylls or Ray Mears (depending on his girth and fondness for eating poo), there’s nothing so satisfying as chopping down your own firewood. And if you’re as ham-fisted as me, you’ll trust yourself more readily with a saw than an axe.

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