Stove Reviews

MSR Reactor Stove System Review

MSR Reactor Stove Review

The MSR Reactor Stove System is not the lightest weight backpacking stove available or the most flexible because it can’t simmer, but it boils water really fast and is 40% more efficient than most other pot & canister stove combinations. Those two properties make …

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Jetboil Zip Stove Review

Jetboil zip stove review

The Jetboil Zip is a complete canister stove system that includes an insulated cooking pot, top lid, stove burner, measuring cup, and stand. It’s large enough to carry a small-sized 100 g canister inside and packs together into a small and compact unit …

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MSR WindBurner Personal Stove System Review

MSR Windburner Personal Stove System Review

The MSR WindBurner is a canister stove system built around the wind-proof and super fuel-efficient radiant burner technology that MSR originally developed for its snow-melting powerhouse Reactor Stove. Unlike conventional backpacking stoves, radiant burners don’t have flames, which makes them impervious to windy …

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Soto Amicus Canister Stove

Soto Amicus Stove Review

Soto is a Japanese manufacturer known for its high-quality canister (Windmaster) and liquid fuel backpacking (Muka) stoves. Their newest canister stove, the Amicus (which means friend in Latin), is value priced at $44.95 with a built-in piezo igniter and includes many of the …

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Jetboil Stove Systems Buyers Guide

Jetboil Stove Systems Buyers Guide

Jetboil’s group and personal cooking systems revolutionized camping and backpacking cooking when they were introduced 19 years ago. Jetboil’s signature innovation was to tightly integrate the cook pot and stove into a highly efficient and windproof cooking system that was easy-to-use, fast, …

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MSR Pocket Rocket Deluxe Canister Stove Review

MSR Pocket Rocket Deluxe Stove Review

The MSR Pocket Rocket Deluxe Canister Stove is a powerful 10,400 BTU backpacking and camp stove with a built-in windscreen, folding pot supports, a piezo ignitor, and pressure regulator. Weighing 2.9 oz, it’s optimized for group cooking with larger cook pots and …

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MSR XGK EX Liquid Fuel Stove Review

MSR XGK-EX Stove Review

Were there ever a line of MSR stoves that needed no introduction, it might just be the MSR XGK EX Liquid Fuel Stove.  When Larry Penberthy introduced his Model 9 stove, the first in the XGK line, he revolutionized stoves and ushered …

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Jetboil MiniMo Backpacking Stove Review

Jetboil MiniMo Cook System Review

The Jetboil MiniMo backpacking stove is a canister-based camping stove system that can simmer, so you can actually cook ingredients on a smaller flame, in addition to a full-on boil like Jetboil’s other personal or group stoves systems. Specs at a Glance Volume: 32 oz (1 …

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AOTU Ultralight Backpacking Canister Stove

Ultralight Canister Camping Stove by JOGR

The AOTU “Orange” lightweight canister backpacking stoves only costs $20.44 and is a best-buy for normal camping and backpacking use. We consider it one of the 10 best backpacking stoves because it’s such a good deal compared to similar and much more …

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Solo Stove Lite Wood Stove Review

Solo Lite Stove Review

I’ve like using the Solo Lite Stove when I feel like having a fire at night for cooking and mood enhancement but don’t want to build one from scratch. For longer trips where you don’t have access to a resupply point, cooking …

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