Stove Comparo: Work in Progress


I have had some requests for stove comparison charts.  So here it is, but it’s a work in progress, with lots to fill in yet.  One chart for hard data and two charts with highly subjective “opinions”.

NOTE:  Google sheets doc doesn’t show well in WordPress mobile app (no horizontal scroll)

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JetBoil Zip Review


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JetBoil Zip.

Base stats
– BTU:  4500
– Weight:  12 oz
Stove comparison chart

It’s not the size of the BTU, it’s the efficiency of heat transfer.

The JetBoil Zip has been around a while, and is the lowest cost JetBoil out there.

I already have the JetBoil Sol Aluminum and have been loving it.  But for my wife’s emergency pack, I wanted a JetBoil as well.  Looking at the various models, the JetBoil Zip was the least expensive, so at the risk of missing some features, I picked one up on Amazon. Continue reading