Cricket 5-Minute Firestarter + Giveaway

Cricket 5-Minute Firestarter + Giveaway

Cricket 5-Minute Firestarter + Giveaway

We hope you’re gearing up for a (safe) weekend of outdoor fun as we celebrate our Independence Day here in the United States.  This weekend (barring any fire restrictions) means camping and campfires and bar-b-qs, which also means starting fires.  I wanted to show you a great little product that we have been testing out for the past couple of months.  It’s simple, but is one of those things that we will be buying more of and keeping in our camper all season long.


Cricket 5-Minute Firestarter 

The Cricket lights just like a match, but has the benefits of the following:

  • Eliminates the need for matches, kindling or paper
  • Safe, odorless and non-toxic
  • Works in dry OR damp conditions
  • Burns for 5-6 minutes
  • Made of certified wood
  • Is quick, efficient and a must-have in our own camping/campfire supplies

Each box comes with 20 Firestarters, which goes a long way, depending on how many fires you start.  It’s great for the backyard or backpacking.

Cricket 5-Minute Firestarter + Giveaway


The Firestarter is available at the following locations throughout the US:

  • Rite Aid, western US
  • Harvest Reserve, Colorado
  • Raindew Family Centers, New York
  • Do it Best Hardware Stores, Ohio, Illinois, Minnesota, Washington, Wisconsin
  • Benny’s, Rhode Island
  • Benny’s, Connecticut
  • Field’s Outdoor Adventure, Indiana
  • Tyner-Petrus, Louisiana
  • Benny’s and Ace Hardware in Massachusetts
  • Ben’s Super Center, Michigan
  • Valley Building Supply Stores, Tennessee
  • Home Hardware and Furniture Stores, Virginia
  • Dennis Company, Washington
  • Dave’s Hardware Stores, West Virginia

Campfire Tips


Win a package to try them yourself:

Cricket has offered the chance for one of you to win a box of 5-Minute Firestarters.   Check out Cricket on Facebook too – they’re giving away some more 5-Minute Firestarters and a $25 Visa Gift Card!

As usual, please use the Rafflecopter Widget below to enter to win. The winner will be emailed and announced on this post in the Rafflecopter Widget. Have questions? Please don’t hesitate to contact me at mountainmamatales(at)gmail(dot)com so I can help!  Sorry, this giveaway is open to the U.S. only.

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Deuter generously provided us this gear in order to facilitate this review.  However, as always, the opinions expressed here are completely and honestly our own. You can find my full disclosure here.  

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