There are a few things that are both 1) absolutely essential to survival in the wild, and 2) REEEEEAAAAALLLy cool to have in your everyday carry kit, and at the top of the list is the classic peanut lighter. $21 available at Best Made. Made in the USA
From Best Made
Idiot proof your next expedition, and pack at least three different means of making fire: matches, flint, and a lighter. There’s no need to weigh yourself down with the excessive, which is why we encourage you to consider the most compact (and we might add completely indestructible, waterproof, and reliable). The Peanut Lighter is made in the USA of high grade stainless steel, it has a secure screw down cap, can be easily secured to a keyring or lanyard, and is easily refilled with lighter fluid.