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Biolite Camp Stove: 2 minute Test & Review

I recently got a chance to try out the Biolite camp stove.  While I’ll be putting it to the test on an upcoming camping trip and will write more in an upcoming blog, here’s the quick first impressions on how quickly it was able to boil water, and how it did powering gadgets via its thermoelectric generator.


Camp Stoves: Optimus 8R

Just some eye candy of the Optimus 8R.  Battered, grungy, and well-used, much like it’s owner.  I really wanted one of these back in the mid-1980s.  44 more words


How to choose a camp stove

Whether you’re making pancakes and bacon for breakfast or enchilada nacho bowls for dinner, a camp stove is the most important piece of gear in your outdoor kitchen.  370 more words


Equipment Review – Biolite Wood Burning Camp Stove

Kim and I returned from our evening walk last night and decided to fire up the new camp stove we recently picked up at REI. The sun was down and the evening air was just beginning to cool enough to make the prospect reasonable, so we settled down on the front steps with our new equipment. 513 more words


The Hobo and the Rocket

“Rocket Stove! …sounds pretty dramatic doesn’t it?”

While the reality is perhaps a little less dramatic, it’s a damned handy device, providing fire, and at an efficient return for the fuel used. 1,567 more words


camp coffee: biolite + aeropress

Camping is not just about being outside, it is about recapturing the joy in simplicity. To that end I present: coffee.

It is warm in your sleeping bag, chilly outside and the day is starting with sharp slants of sunlight through the shadows of trees on the tent. 579 more words


Camp Stoves: The Svea 123

Arguably the pinnacle of white gas stove design.  My little Svea 123.  It is essentially a brass fuel tank and a burner; a Molotov Cocktail with a valve.  70 more words