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Gear Review: MSR Trail Lite Duo System Cook Kit

Make more while carrying less with this compact cook kit from MSR.
 MSR Trail Lite Duo Kit 445x260MSR Trail Lite Duo System (Courtesy Photo)

[deluxe cook kit for two]
Go gourmet with this kit’s 2-liter pot, which has a slick ceramic nonstick coating: “Even cheese fondue came clean with a quick wipe,” says a tester. MSR claims ceramic is greener than Teflon (which releases PTFEs and PFOs that are harmful to people and the environment) and more durable, though a metal spoon still left scratch marks.

The pot has a clear plastic strainer lid with a nifty rubber pinch grip that never gets hot, and a strong fold-out handle. A pair of bowls and insulated mugs nest inside (ding: mugs are tippy on anything but flat surfaces). $70; 1 lb. 5 oz.; msrgear.com

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