Tinder Quik ignites easily and burns 2 to 3 minutes, giving you time to get a fire going even with damp kindling. It lights easily with a Spark-Lite, other flint stricker or match. Tinder Quick is waterproof and windproof, allowing you to get your fire going in bad weather or after a drenching. It comes 12 pieces to a pack which weighs less than 1/2 oz.!