If you have ever encountered heavy rain during a camping trip that resulted in your matches and tinder becoming soaked, you probably were less than thrilled with your experience and may have spent the night shivering inside of your sleeping bag because you were unable to start a fire. One way to ensure that you can start a fire during a subsequent camping trip is by bringing along BG compact fire starter camping gear.
A Kit Is Lightweight and Contains Built-In Components
A fire-starter kit only weighs a few ounces and is tube shaped. This item can be secured inside of a duffel bag or pocket and is waterproof. An inner chamber can be used to store tinder, such as dry grass, twigs, or straw. Pull the ends of the kit apart to expand the fire-starter and open the interior chamber. Remove the tinder that you have collected and place the materials inside of a fire ring that you have created at your campsite.
Use the built-in rod and striker to light the tinder. Afterward, refill the chamber with fresh tinder and secure the ends of the starter. The fire kit includes a lanyard, which will allow you to hang the starter from your neck so that your hands remain free while you are traversing the woods or clearing a path.
The lanyard will prevent you from losing the starter and will eliminate the need to search through the contents of your gear bag when you would like to use the starter.
Emergency Aids Are Included
Even if you have been camping for years and are pretty confident about finding your way through the woods, there is still the possibility that you could become lost or encounter an emergency situation that requires the aid of a fellow camper. A whistle is included with each fire-starter kit, and this will allow you to emit a shrill noise whenever you would like to attract the attention of someone else.
A whistle could also be a lifesaver if you would like to ward off a wild animal while standing from a distance. You can blow the whistle while hidden behind a tree or while on top of a tree stand, and a wild creature may become alarmed and decide to move on due to the loud noise.
A leaflet that contains lifesaving strategies will also be included with a kit. The information that is provided can help you remain calm and safe while waiting for someone to rescue you from the woods.