When your lost in the bush, alone and delirious, a fire will get you warm, fed, and possibly rescued. Even if you’re not in survival mode, the Bear Grylls Fire Starter ($12) makes it easy to start a fire at camp if your matches get wet or if your Bic lighter runs out of butane.
This compact fire Starter consists of a ferrocerium rod, a metal striker, and enough room for plenty of tinder inside it’s watertight housing. Additional features include a lanyard for securing to your person or gear bag, a built-in emergency whistle, air rescue instructions, and a pocket survival guide.
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