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Top 3 Fire Starters for Outdoor Adventures

July 19, 2023

Connor Merritt

Connor Merritt

If you’re going to spend any significant time outdoors, eventually you’re going to need to learn how to start a fire. Otherwise, you had better get used to eating cold meals and even colder nights. Now, you have two different options when it comes to learning how to start a fire: first, you can do it the hard way and learn how to use whatever tools available to create a fire out of nowhere (like I did during my time with the Boy Scouts); or second, you can do what everybody else does and buy a fire starter, making your life way easier. I recommend the second option, as the first is only necessary for emergency situations (but it is good to know). Here are three of the best fire starters available to help ignite the flames of your outdoor recreation. 

Pyro Putty fire starters

Pyro Putty Fire Starters 

One of the best all-around fire starters on the market, this option will get your blaze burning in no time. The Pyro Putty fire starters can get a fire started no matter what the weather conditions are, whether in snow, wind, storm or worse. In addition, they are also non-toxic and super quick to burn, saving you precious time while out in the wilderness. One of the unique features of the Pyro Putty is its sticky properties, meaning you can attach the fire starter to any surface. Pick up your Pyro Putty today for only $34.99. 


Light a Fire fire starters

Light a Fire Fire Starters 

This fire starter is a great option for anyone who wants a high-quality product made of 100% natural materials. The Light a Fire fire starters serve as super-efficient kindling, burning for up to 20 minutes after being lit. This makes it easy to start a fire wherever you are, be that indoors or outdoors. A unique aspect of these fire starters is that they are made by physically challenged individuals from the military — if you want to support veterans with your purchase than this is the best option. You can get your Light a Fire pack today for $20.99. 


Eco-Stix Fatwood fire starters

Eco-Stix Fatwood Fire Starters 

The best option for the environmentally conscious camper, these are made with a focus on conservation. Not only are the materials 100% natural, but they are also treated and made through an entirely natural process, free of petrochemicals and methyl bromide fumigation. In addition, the materials are sourced from leftover tree stumps, meaning no healthy trees are cut down for them. If you’re looking for high-quality fire starters that won’t make an environmental impact, then this is the pick for you. Grab them today starting at only $24.99. 

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