When one goes out camping, the issue with food often comes into question. Should one bring canned goods? Or prepared food, conveniently packaged into rations? The bottom line is, there really is no rule which dictates campers what food they should bring should they be out, basking in the wonders of the great outdoors.
Campers have the option of bringing whatever food items they want, including food ingredients, with meals to be prepared “on the spot”. Here, portable stoves come in quite handy.
Portable stoves are amazing items for camping, simply because they are portable stoves. Along with other definitive camping equipment, portable stoves are practically “staple equipment” when talking about camping, simply because since they are portable, they are lightweight and could be brought to places where the need for a stove is necessary.
Here are some of the more popular line of portable stoves from various portable stove manufacturers. These portable stoves are designed to be lightweight, but quite fully functional in their intended purpose.
The Coleman F1 Ultralight Backpacking Stove
Truly, the coleman F1 Ultralight Backpacking Stove is one ultralight portable stove weighing only 2.8 ounces. It is basically designed for “solo” camping trips. Working on the principle of butane-canister powered portable stoves, the Coleman F1 Ultralight Backpacking Stove is simply amazing when it comes to camping excursions.
Designed to work efficiently even during windy conditions, the Coleman F1 Ultralight Backpacking Stove may be simple and small, but could rival “real deal” stoves, making it one of the more popular portable stoves out in the market.
The MSR Windpro Portable Stove
Weighing 6.8 ounces, the MSR Windpro Portable Stove stands to be one of the lightest of canister portable stoves available for camping enthusiasts. The MSR Windpro Portable Stove comes with a windscreen which is ideal for heating pots. It basically utilizes a isobutene/propane canister as its main fuel source.
It is recommended for two, or more, camping adventurers and it carries with it a lifetime warranty.
The ThermoJet MicroLite Portable Stove
Known to be the safest of portable stoves, the ThermoJet MicroLite Portable Stove is an alcohol burning stove, which comes with a water simmering apparatus, as well as a windscreen. The whole kit, including the simmering apparatus, the portable stove itself and the windscreen weighs 3 ounces, making it a really light and safe portable stove.
All in all, portable stoves are truly great for campers who prefer to make their meals in the campsite, really adding the rough in roughing it, but still keeping things simple and convenient when it comes to turning on the stove.