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Last updated December 31, 2021

The mountains, rivers and wild spaces around us are more popular than ever. Record numbers of us are venturing out and engaging with nature through hiking, biking, camping even new hybrids like bike-camping. And for all these missions more, you need food. Preferably, warm, hearty well-prepared food. To that end, we’ve explored all the options for proper camp cooking put together a list of the best.

For those familiar with the deep satisfaction of a good meal in the great outdoors, you already understand the appeal. Whether camping, ultralight backpacking to alpine peaks or firing up the backyard barbecue, the simple act of cooking outdoors connects to the primal man within. And to stoke this flame for you, we cover everything from featherweight titanium backpacking stoves to a traditional Japanese Takibi grill to a multi-use burner you’ll even use indoors. With multiple fuel sources, sizes, and cooking styles, this list has something tasty for all appetites.

Cooking outdoors, in the elements—sometimes far from the convenience of your home kitchen—is not the time or place to sputter out fizzle. Check out these stoves get fired up!

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MSR PocketRocket 2

Read more Price: $50

The ultralight PocketRocket 2 stove from MSR has been enhanced with premium features found on higher-end more complex camp stoves. It’s got the most ...


Read more Price: $59

The MFSS or Multi-Fuel Survival Stove is a compact ultralight titanium backpacking stove that burns biomass like wood, twigs, pinecones, cardboard, as well ...

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Jetboil Stash Cooking System

Read more Price: $130

With the arrival of the Stash, Jetboil’s convenient camp cooking system is lighter smaller than ever, weighing just 7.1 ounces. Despite its feather-weight construction ...

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Primus Essential Trail Kit

Read more Price: $25-60

Primus products were in the packs of Sir Edmund Hillary Tenzing Norgay when they first summited Mount Everest. More than 60 years later, the ...

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Snow Peak Takibi Fire Grill

Read more Price: $320

Developed in Japan for optimal performance portability, the Takibi Fire Grill from SnowPeak features a packable, modular design for convenient, cozy gatherings, campfires ...

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Snow Peak Home Camp Burner

Read more Price: $110

For use in your home kitchen or at the campsite, Snow Peak’s compact Home Camp Burner is a 8,333 BTU crossover tabletop gas stove ...

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BAREBONES All-in-One Cast Iron Grill

Read more Price: $160

The All-in-One Cast Iron Grill from Barebones Living is a heavy-duty grill with a cast iron base and domed lid, grill grate, baking steel, tripod ...

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