Gear Guide 2012: Bargain Stove
The Olicamp Xcelerator Titanium was a favorite for our ultralight AT thru-hiker.
Olicamp Xcelerator Titanium
“If it’s weight you hate, this is a great cooker,” concludes our AT thru-hiking tester. Instead of screwing directly onto a canister, the Xcelerator attaches via a hose that places the burner on the ground, giving pots more support, which is perfect for small group meals. $40; 2.7 oz.; libertymountain.com
$50 or less
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