5 Portable Backpacking and Camping Stoves

Lovers of outdoor adventures sometimes have it hard to choose the appropriate gear for their next outing. When it comes to cooking, it’s crucial to find something compact that can be packed into a backpack and easy to carry. Of course, there’s the performance issue. Your stove should be powerful enough to boil water in just a few minutes, whether you’re making a meal for yourself or a group of friends. Luckily, we’ve made a list of 5 Portable Backpacking and Camping Stoves with those features that will definitely help you out on your next adventure. Check them out:

1 – Jetboil Joule Stove

Jetboil Joule Stove

Ideal for preparing larger meals.

The first stove we’re talking about today is a large 2.5-liter cooking vessel and very powerful. It can boil the water in exactly 2 minutes and 40 seconds. This is achieved thanks to its monstrous 10,000 BTU burner. You can also adjust the burner so the liquid can simmer before boiling. Jetboil Joule Stove is super easy to set up and maintain, provides consistent heat when temperatures drop down to 10 degrees F while cooking and is powered by a fuel canister. Perfect for larger camping groups.

BUY | $199.95

2 – Snow Peak LiteMax Stove

Snow Peak LiteMax Stove

A compact but powerful stove.

When compared to the last one, Snow Peak LiteMax Stove is smaller and more compact. It’s crafted out of titanium and aluminum and weighs less than two ounces, making it convenient for packing and traveling. It’s attached to a fuel canister and features an 11,200 BTU burner. The arms can be folded when you’re done using it and when attached, the stove is very stable.

BUY | $59.95

3 – Outwell Appetizer 2-Burner Stove

Outwell Appetizer 2-Burner Stove

A stable stove with two large burners.

Appetizer 2-Burner Stove delivers both quality and performance. It’s perfect for campers who seek reliable equipment since it features two stainless steel burners with serious power. The burners are stable and offer variable heat and the construction is sturdy on lumpy surfaces. More features include anti-slip plastic feet and 3000W for each stove. Compatible with resealable gas cartridges with a screw thread.

BUY | $47

4 – Primus Onja Duo Stove

Primus Onja Duo Stove

Can be packed into a carrying bag.

This one is great for backpackers and campers who move a lot. It comes with a shoulder strap that allows you to carry it with ease. When set up, this two burner stove is elevated 10-inches from the ground so you can cook from your chair. Primus Onja Duo Stove boils water in under four minutes, features duo valve system that fits most gas cartridges and a wooden cutting board that serves as a lid as well. It weighs 7 lbs and measures 7 x 6 x 11 inches.

BUY | $150

5 – BioLite BaseCamp Stove

BioLite BaseCamp Stove

Can charge 5 devices at the same time.

Here at Jebiga we’ve covered a variety of Biolite products, with one of the most popular being the BaseCamp Stove. It’s a thermoelectric stove powered by an internal 2,200 mAh lithium-ion battery and producing 5W of electricity. The best part is that it comes with five USB outputs so you can even charge your other electronic devices. The led light can illuminate the area if you’re cooking at night and there’s a dashboard that shows you the power being generated in a given moment.

BUY | $199.95


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