This single waterproof, durable fire starter will help keep you or your loved ones alive in a survival situation with its three functional features.
1. Strong flint (ferrocerium) and steel combo to last over 10,000 strikes
2. Compass is built into the handle
3. An emergency whistle is attached to the lanyard.
Inside the handle is an open area to store tinder to make fire starting easier. Although, with proper technique, the 5,400 degree sparks ignite wood shavings quite easily.
Additional features include common ground-to-air signals, as well as S.O.S. and some of Bear's other recommended info.
It's light weight and low price make it a must-have for anyone who likes to venture outdoors. It's also a smart idea to give one to all kids who enjoy hiking or playing outside. This unit is worth $24. One life saved is invaluable.