Camping Gear Guide
Backpacking Stoves

Primus Express Stove with Piezo Ignition


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When it's weight that count, pack the Primus Express Stove for lightweight cooking without the heavy bells and whistles. This canister stove weighs in at a mere 2. 9 ounces, making it ideal for ultralight enthusiasts or those looking for a simple stove for simple cooking. A wide base lets the Express handle large pots, and its small size takes up very little space in your pack.

Price : $ 54.95


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Camping Stoves Checklist

What Type of Stove? For general campground use, get a campground/propane stove. They are far easier to cook with, and have more options, than a backpacking stove.
Fuel Type? A dual fuel stove is always handy, especially for a backpacking stove. However, for general camping use with a campground/propane stove, it's still hard to beat propane. You can buy propane canisters nearly anywhere.
For Backpacking... My preference are liquid fuel stoves. They are more versatile and fuel costs are lower. Still, there are some advantages to canister stoves...especially if you don't mind the higher fuel cost that goes with them.
Don't Invite the Bears to Dinner! When in Montana or Yellowstone Park, the number #1 way to invite a bear to dinner is to leave your stove (and pots/pans) lying around right after cooking. So...don't be lazy. Clean-up once you're done cooking and put your stove in your vehicle.

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