For any backpacker if there is anything important when getting ready is a lighter.This is a survival instrument because it’s by its use that one can light a fire that provides warmth also helps to keep away wild animals and provides light in the dark.
There are several types of lighter in the market today.when one is choosing a lighter should consider the availability and reliability of the lighter.
The best one should be able to start a fire under any kind of weather keeping in mind that its usually wet at night when its mostly used, so a water resistant lighter which can stand strong wing is beneficial.
Also should be durable and light in weight,this will save the backpacker the heartache of buying every now and then due to breakage if it slips.
So with a good quality and right choice of a lighter you are ready for adventure.