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Gear Reviews: Backpack

Halulite Minimalist

Manufacturer: GSI

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Reviewed by: coolnesshike

I purchased the GSI Halulite Minimalist cookset this past Winter. I've used it on three hikes of 22, 21 and 40 miles. I use it on my Coleman Peak 1 Microbutane Stove. The cookpot is very sturdy and water boils in approximately 4 minutes. The pot doubles as a coffee/hot chocolate "mug" when used with the insulating sleeve; it also includes a lid for sipping. The included "potholder" works great. If I switch to a 100 gram propane/butane cartridge it will fit inside the cookpot. I do store the stove, lighter, matches and spoon inside. The set weighs 6.3 oz. and cost less than $30. A definite good review; I really like this cookset and highly recommend it!! The Coleman stove is also a great addition. Here is a link to the GSI website with a full description of the GSI Halulite Minimalist. http://www.gsioutdoors.com/products/pdp/halulite_minimalist/camp_cookware/
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