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Surviving the unexpected is about being prepared, and the Bear Grylls Tinderbox exceeds the standard. 

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With a high grip rubber exterior and oblong shape for easy maintenance in the palm, the Bear Grylls Tinderbox, at 3 nimble ounces, is capable of initiating fire in even the most difficult scenarios. This revolutionary tool possesses a grater-like steel cutting surface that creates a fine tinder when applied to wood. The Tinderbox works as well with wet wood as with dry, because the grating surface simply shaves off the wet outer layers to expose the dry interior. After shaving wood into the Tinderbox, the cutter opens to allow easy removal of the tinder that’s been created. At the point of prepping to build a fire, empty the dry tinder contents of the Tinderbox onto the desired surface of collected items to be burned. Do NOT start a fire in the Tinderbox. Place the plastic cover over the cutting surface when not in use to provide protection in a pocket or gear bag.



The Tinderbox’s attached magnifying glass can be used for a spark to ignite the gathered tinder if matches are wet, or worse, unavailable. An emergency signaling mirror is located on the bottom of the Tinderbox, because even getting a fire started doesn’t equate to finding an escape route. The Bear Grylls Priorities of Survival Pocket Guide is included with this tool, furthering its usefulness and potential life-saving utility.


Lifetime Warranty


A simple statement stands behind every Gerber product: It will be free of defects, in material and workmanship, for as long as you own it. If your product failed while being used as intended, we will repair or replace your item at our discretion.


This warranty does not cover damage due to rust, accident, loss, improper use, abuse, negligence, or modification of or to any part of the product.



  •        Unique Tinder Cutter with Cover
  •        Rubber Over-mold to Keep it Secure
  •        Magnifying Glass
  •        Emergency Signaling Mirror
  •        Tinder Capturing Box Keeps it Dry and All Together
  •        Priorities of Survival Pocket Guide


Tech Specs:

  •          Closed Dimensions (L x W x D): 5.75” x 2.25” x 1.06”
  •          Weight: 3.0 oz.
  •          Cutter: 304 Stainless
  •          Body Material: Polycarbonate/ABS with TPE Over-mold
  •          Cutter Cover: Polypropylene