Stoves and Cookware

Liquid Fuel Stove Guide

Melting snow with a MSR Whisperlite Stove

If you plan on winter camping or backpacking, you should get yourself a liquid fuel stove that burns petroleum distillates like white gas or kerosene instead of a canister-based stove that burns isobutane fuel. Canister gas won’t ignite in its gaseous state below 15 degrees Fahrenheit, which really limits its …

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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 features found on their more expensive models including …

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Coghlan’s Hard Anodized Aluminum Cookset

Coghlan's Hard Anodized Aluminum Cookset

While there are many camping cooksets available on the market today, the Coghlan’s 4-pot Hard Anodized Aluminum Cookset caught my eye because it has many of the same properties I like in the simple backpacking pots that I prefer. Features like fold out butterfly handles and lids with integrated strainer …

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