For walkers and cycle tourists a small, lightweight stove is essential if you are to make the most of the limited room that you have. Although the stoves on this page may be small they still pack a powerful punch and are capable of boiling a pan of water in double quick time.
Preparing a bigger, more complex meal will always be a challenge due to the single ring, and you may need a windbreak in windy conditions to ensure the majority of the heat actually goes into heating your food, but there’s no getting away from the fact that these stoves are the perfect combination of weight and size.
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PRO’s: Extremely light & very compact CON’s: Relatively expensive way to save a few grammes VERDICT: There are cheaper & only slightly heavier stoves available. One for the real weight weenies! Weighing in at just 50 grammes without a gas canister the Go Systems Fly Ti is the lightest stove they make. Designed for the […]
PRO’s: Two burners without the bulk and weight of a large gas cylinder CON’s: Both burners have same power output VERDICT: Excellent lightweight family or festival camping stove If you’re looking for a two burner camping stove but don’t fancy lugging a large, heavy gas cylinder around then the Campingaz Duo Plus CV could be […]
PRO’s: Lightweight & powerful, excellent flame control CON’s: None that we can think of! VERDICT: Superb lightweight, budget stove. Buy it! The Go Systems Venture is Go Systems take on the classic lightweight cartridge stove. Weighing in at just 200 grammes it’s small but does it pack a punch ? Oh yes! Size isn’t everything […]
PRO’s: Extremely powerful, excellent fuel consumption CON’s: Heavier than you think, can’t simmer VERDICT: Excellent stove for small expedition groups who are simply rehydrating dried meals For many years Jetboil have had the single pot camping stove market all to themselves with stoves such as the Jetboil Zip and Sol but recently MSR have joined the […]
PRO’s: Amazingly light, compact and powerful CON’s: Pointless neoprene strap and temperature indicator VERDICT: A superb camping stove for all those space obsessed weight weenies on a budget We’ve previously looked at the budget Jetboil Zip stove and loved it but what do you get if you chose a higher end Jetboil stove? Is it worth the […]