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Backcountry Kitchen The Backcountry Kitchen forum is for the discussion of food and cooking gear related topics for backpacking trips (e.g. menus, recipes, stoves, fuel...).


View Poll Results: Which method do you prefer for cooking with a wood fire?
Commercial or DIY Wood Stove 11 57.89%
Small Campfire (w/improvised pot stand) 8 42.11%
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Old 01-14-2014, 03:43 PM
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Wood Stove vs Small Fire

Do (or would) you prefer using a manufactured (commercial or DIY) backpacking wood stove or a small campfire for cooking?

Please participate in the poll and feel free to share your thoughts in this thread.

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Old 01-14-2014, 05:29 PM
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If I had my druthers, i'd opt for a compact(able) wood stove. I've been eyeing vargo's hexagon stove NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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All great points, dsuursoo.

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For a one pot meal, I prefer a wood stove over a fire, for the reasons Dsursoo mentioned. Even if a NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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I've been using the Emberlit Ti for about a year and love it.

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