Is it a good idea to begin setting up a signal fire as soon as possible if you are going to stay put and await rescue?
Answer Yes, so long as it is safe and within your means to do so.
The hope is you won't even need it - but the last thing you want to do is be scrambling around trying to light a smokey fire while the only plane that might spot you is directly overhead. Preparation is the key.
Asked by Les Stroud · Last updated 1 year ago · 15K views