Updated January 14, 2018 by Quincy Miller

The 9 Best Survival Candles

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We spent 28 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top options for this wiki. If you're out in the elements, being able to see your surroundings is incredibly important. However, lugging flashlights and spare batteries around can really weigh you down, and they're not always reliable. That's why a survival candle is such a must-have, as they give you plenty of light and warmth, even in inclement weather. Plus, they let you investigate that creepy noise outside your tent ... When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best survival candle on Amazon.

9. Rothco Tri-wick

8. Sterno 6-Inch

7. Uco Original Lantern

6. SE 3-Wick

5. Exotac CandleTin

4. Zombie Tinder

3. Emergency Essentials

2. Sterno 100-Hour

1. Coghlan's 36-Hour


Quincy Miller
Last updated on January 14, 2018 by Quincy Miller

After getting his bachelor’s from the University of Texas, Quincy Miller moved out to Los Angeles, where he soon found work as a copywriter and researcher, specializing in health and wellness topics for a major online media brand. Quincy is also knowledgeable about home improvement, as he’s had extensive experience with everything from insulation to power tools to emergency room trips, sometimes in that order. Sharing a home with three dogs and a couple of cats has forced Quincy to learn as much as he can about pet supplies, animal nutrition and, most importantly, the best ways to tackle the mountains of fur that accumulate in every corner of your home.


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