Stove Reviews

Esbit Solid Fuel Stove and Cookset Review

Esbit Solid Fuel Stove and Cookset Review

The Esbit Solid Fuel Stove and Cookset is a complete and inexpensive backpacking cooking system including a combination stove, pot stand, and windscreen with an anodized aluminum cook pot that has insulated folding handles and a lid. Weighing 7.7 ounces / 218 …

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Soto WindMaster Canister Stove

Soto Windmaster Canister Stove

The Soto WindMaster Canister Stove is more windproof and uses less fuel to boil the same amount of water than other canister stoves. This includes the Soto OD-1R Microregulator stove and the Soto Amicus. The chief difference between these stoves is the …

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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 Guide: How to Choose

Jetboil Backpacking Stove Guide How to Choose

Jetboil’s camping cooking systems integrate a cook pot and stove into a highly efficient cooking system that was easy-to-use, fast, and completely self-contained. Below, we explain how to choose between the different Jetboil cooking systems so you can find the one that …

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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 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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