ultralight backpacking stoves

So your down to your last packet of noodles and to really make things worse, there’s no way of cooking them. Most backpacking trips may or may not end like this, but soon enough your going to want to consider a ultralight backpacking stove. Backpacking and camping technology in general has come a long way since the old days of flint and steel plates.It has made room for a whole new way of great,affordable and extremely practical ultralight backpacking stoves.

Let’s face it – there’s no better feeling of waking up at your campsite to a glorious sunrise and to be sipping on a nice hot cup of coffee. Fortunately there are some clever bastards who have put together some amazing backpacking stoves for you.

Check out these three absolute gems we’ve found along our travels. All of which are both practical, and will certainly tick most of your ultralight backpacking checklist.

MSR Windburner

The MSR Windburner is a compact complete stove system with an external insulated design to system for warmth retention.

It features a radiant burner, so unlike other burners can retain heat even in high wind situations.

It has a compact design, so i’ts virtually the same size as a large drinking mug which is including the actual burner component itself.

Has attachable accessories (extra $) such as a coffee press. Yes that’s right, a coffee press.


Biolite Camp Stove

Combine your 21st century needs with caveman technology with the Biolite Camp Stove

The Biolite Camp Stove Uses a Thermoelectric generator to convert the flame energy into electricity.This bad boy works as a stove, but also can store energy allowing you to recharge your devices. It has a usb port and can be used in conjunction with smartphones and head torches etc. Now considering this stove is slightly heavier than most other models it comes as a single package. No need for gas or fuel – just good old wood from the trees.


Soto Compact fold-able Backpacking Stove

Now if your not a bells-and-whistles kind of backpacker and want an ultralight backpacking stove, then this is your guy. It features a lightweight fold-able construction, as well as a screw on base for the gas canister. This is probably the most compact, and affordable solution out there that will certainly fix your cooking dilemmas