6- Fire

Waterproof Match Container with Matches

Waterproof Match Container with Matches

Recommended Equipment

Matches in a Waterproof Container

Matches are no good if they get damp and won’t work. Keep them in a waterproof container that has a screw-down top with a rubber gasket.

Magnesium Fire Starting Tool

Magnesium Fire Starting Tool

Fire Starter

A firestarter by definition is an aid to starting a fire in damp weather, without the use of matches.

Carry a weather-resistant tinder source and a compatible ignition device, such as a magnesium fire starting tool.