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We are often asked for an alternative to the Jet Boil type of backpacking cooker. The main reason for this is the stability or rather lack of, that these cookers can have. This is due to the height and narrowness of the base of the unit. The answer could be this Bulin Cookset.  

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We've touched on lightweight backpacking cookers before. But this time we have survey results on what folks actually prefer to use. We table out the comparable weights of different cooking systems, including fuel and a pot. And we have a pros and cons of each different system. All in all, this is a comprehensive look at lightweight backpacking cookers. Lightweight Backpacking Stove Usage Survey. Let's start with the usage survey. This was conducted with folks that hike, car camp with lightweight kit, wild campers, canoeists, and cycle tourers. We had 564 replies, and folks were allowed to tick as many...

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Backpacking gasifier twig stoves have a bit of a reputation. Some folks love 'em, some don't. And the rest are wondering if these things are worth the swap from gas. Though they do have some obvious benefits for the backpacker. Video included at the end of this article. Before going through what I've discovered from personal use of the Toaks STV12 twig stove, I'll cover some of the pros & cons. Pros. Lightweight Small pack size Free fuel Can be used with gel burners, spirit burners and solid fuel tablets if required Just feels more natural when in the great outdoors...

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Gasifier Wood Stoves For Camping. What Are They & How Do They Work? Gasifier wood stoves are becoming more popular, especially in temperate climates where there is no shortage of fuel (wood) to use. There are a few reasons for this, especially for the backpacker, fisherman, or cycle tourer. No need to carry fuel such as gas canisters, spirit fuels, and solid fuel tablets. Lighter weight because of the above. Reduced volume of kit. Availability of freely available fuel. What is a gasifier stove? A typical gasifier stove is constructed with an inner drum and an outer drum, with air...

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With all the backpacking gear available, we are spoilt for choice as to what we could possibly buy. With all this choice what's the best route to take if our budget is limited?

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