What you get Want a compact stove system with an enclosed burner that boils water fast? The Reactor thwarts wind gusts for best-in-class fuel efficiency. It heats fast, though it truly has two speeds—“off” and “burn”—making it better for just-add-water meals than actual cooking.
Trail cred “Easy to use, fuel efficient, and incredibly quick, my only problem with the Reactor is it always has the water boiling before I even have a chance to pull my dinner from my pack,” says Vermont tester Kel Rossiter. “I love not needing to fiddle with a separate wind screen.”