An off-grid solar (photo-voltaic) electric power system is an ideal prep for modern survival in that it can partially or totally relinquish you from dependence upon other systems, which themselves are vulnerable to disruption or breakdown.
This sand backyard fire pit area is awesome. I can just feel my feet in the sand, like at the beach. and we have sugar sand as a natural feature on our property, so we are in good shape to make this happen!
You may feel that when you get to your campsite you will have enough wood to make a fire. This is not always the case because green and wet wood will not burn easily. It's always recommended that you bring extra wood and keep it where it won't get wet.