Category Archive: Camp Kitchen

Jetboil MicroMo Cooking System Review

The MicroMo is Jetboil’s latest entry into their line of cooking systems. The big selling point of the MicroMo is that it utilizes the same fuel regulator as the MiniMo (allowing for great simmer control) but it’s jammed into a much smaller and lighter stove. Want to cook food in a Jetboil while you are deep in […]

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5 Tips for Car Camping

When it comes to car camping there are all sorts of lists mentioning the top things new people shouldn’t forget. But what about those of us who already know not to forget their pillow or to pack a tarp in case it rains? That who this list is for. It contains (in no particular order) 5 things […]

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Emberlit Fireant Stove Review

The Emberlit Fireant stove is a collapsible, titanium, wood burning (or solid fuel) stove that weighs a scant 2.8 oz. The idea behind any wood burning stove is that you don’t need to carry fuel if you can just burn the small sticks on the ground around you. You lighten your load and can stay […]

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Jetboil Coffee Press Review

There are many ways to make coffee in the backcountry.  A simple brew of cowboy coffee gets caffeine in your system just as well as a complicated contraption that creates a shot of backcountry espresso. The Jetboil Coffee Press lies more on the simplistic side of the spectrum and with it you can produce a […]

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How to hang your Jetboil

One of the biggest hidden benefits of an integrated stove system, like a Jetboil, is its ability to be used inside a tent.  Most people rarely do this since it seems so risky, but, if you set it up right there is no need to venture out of your sleeping bag and into a blizzard just […]

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My Sawyer Squeeze Mini Setup

Its already been established in many reviews that the Sawyer Squeeze Mini is the lightest, cheapest, most vestal way to filter water in the backcountry.  But, its versatility can really make people frustrated. People always seem to be fumbling around with it never using it to the maximum potential.  I’m going to show you the way I’ve […]

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Jetboil Sol Titanium Cooking System

Jetboil Sol Ti Premium Cooking System Review

I’ve always discounted Jetboil’s because of their weight.  While my friends sing their praises I have always laughed and innocently asked how much their packs weigh.  The Jetboil Sol Ti Premium Cooking System aims to stifle my argument that, while a Jetboil works well, its just too heavy for me. At an advertised weight of […]

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MSR Alpine Salt and Pepper Shaker Review

Its that time of year when cobwebs are dusted off gear that has been sitting unused for several months and when that happens the majority of us get that urge to go down to our local outdoor store and buy new stuff! Everyone likes to upgrade a few things at the beginning of the season […]

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MSR Titan Kettle Review

The MSR Titan Kettle is a great small pot that can double as a bowl or mug. It’s sturdy, has a well thought out design and can, without a doubt, function perfectly as your do it all piece of cookware for the solo backpacker. When MSR designed this piece they set about to create a […]

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GSI Outdoors Infinity Mug Review

You might think that all backpacking mugs are created equal – the GSI Outdoors Infinity mug proves this wrong!  It is my favorite mug for a single specific reason: it’s lid seals!  I can sit in my sleeping bag and sip my coffee then set the half full mug down on the tent floor while […]

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