The Definite Backpacking Stove Guide

I compare the Best Backpacking Stoves with this Side-By-Side Review. This table gives you the tools you need to make an informed decision. Use the rankng and rating information to see what our research has shown to be the highest rated backpacking stoves. If you have any questions about this backpacking stove guide, send me an email at [email protected].

ProductMSR XGK EX Extreme Condition Stove MSR Reactor Stove, 1.0-Liter Flash Personal Cooking System, Carbon Primus OmniFuel Stove with Windscreen
Overall Rating4.
Boil Time (1 liter of water)3:30 min3:30 min4:00 min3:30
Burn Time (on 20 oz of fuel)1 hr + 49 min3 hr + 20 min4 hr3 hr
Weight (oz)13.214.715.215.5
Stove System (Includes pot)NoYesYesNo
Dimensions (inches)5 x 3.9 x 3.5 4.75 x 6.14.1 x 7.13.5 x 2.5
Wind ResistanceModerateHighModerateHigh (with guard)
Fuel Typemultiple fuel typesIsobutaneIsobutaneMultiple fuel types
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ProductSnow Peak Litemax Stove Trangia Spirit Burner Stove Solo Stove Wood Burning Backpacking Stove Vargo Titanium Hexagon Wood Stove
Overall Rating4.
Boil Time (1 liter of water)4:30 min10 min8-10 min6-10 min
Burn Time (on 20 oz of fuel)3 hr3 hr + 20 minWood Burning (variable)Wood Burning (variable)
Weight (oz)1.9 4 8.84.1
Stove System (Includes pot)NoNoNoNo
Dimensions (inches)2.6 x 32.8 x 1.73.8 x 3.8 x 4.25 x 0.5
Wind ResistanceLowLowHighMod
Fuel TypeIsobutaneAlcohol (multiple types)WoodWood
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