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Backpacking Stoves 101

Figuring out what backpacking stove to get can be hard. There are different types, they all have different features and use different fuels. 

Buying Your First Stove makes it easy and fast to figure out which stove you need for your trip.

You'll find out what you need to know to confidently buy the best stove for your next trip. 


When you buy the guidebook you get:

  • A username and password to access the regularly-updated resources in the guide with any internet-connected device.
  • Detailed descriptions of the 5 main types of stoves, what fuels they use and how to best use them.
  • Links to 70+ different stoves on the market today so you can quickly find the one you want.
  • Links to 160+ stove reviews from all over the internet for solid feedback on every stove.
  • A quick reference glossary of backpacking stove terms so you know exactly what you're talking about.

You also help build a world class trail. 25% of the sale of every guide is donated to the Vancouver Island Spine Trail Association to help build the 700km hiking trail from Victoria to Cape Scott. 


With all this information in one place, you'll be able to pick out your stove in no time at all. 


All you need to do is click Add to Cart below to start your planning.


* Credit card statements will say Windrock Media, PureOutside's parent company. 

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