If you can learn and understand just the basics of fire making you might have saved yourself from a doomed situation…
If you take a few minutes getting the materials (wax and matches) and the time to melt the wax, you will have a bag of waterproof matches for the next time you’re out.
Well, here’s another way to light a fire without matches.
But just in case you’re out in the wilderness or you need a fire in an emergency and don’t have matches or a lighter there are many ways to start a fire.
This micro-crossbow may be a serious weapon. I know it only shoots wooden matches. But the matches could be lit and then fired.
Each of these three fire starting methods are simple and don’t add a lot of weight to your pack. You might just want to have a “fire starter kit”