Canned Heat: Stove Reviews

Tiny. Featherweight. Simple. Affordable. From the windy peaks of Colorado's Rockies to the icy summits of New Hampshire's Presidentials, these canister stoves kept us fat and happy.

Snow Peak LiteMax Stove

Primus Express Stove

Optimus Crux Lite Stove

MSR PocketRocket Stove

Brunton Raptor Stove

Soto Micro Regulator Stove

*Tests were performed in a controlled, windless environment, using one liter of 68° water in the same uncovered nonstick aluminum pot. Air temps fluctuated between 69°F and 73°F. We used Snow Peak Giga Power Prolso 3.88-ounce fuel canisters.

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