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What do you do with that box full of partially full fuel canisters for your backpacking canister stove? A canister lantern might be a good way to finish them off on family camping trips. Brunton has introduced what they claim is the world's first mantleless camping lantern. It is also globe-less, and is claimed to be windproof. To evaluate the utility of this new technology, I lab and field tested the Brunton Liberty mantleless canister lantern with the Markill Peak Illuminator (Markill is a subsidiary of Vaude), which is a conventional mantle lantern with a glass globe.


  • Overview
  • What's Good
  • What's Not So Good
  • Specifications: Measurements/Weight with case/Piezo-electric Ignition/Light Output/MSRP
  • Performance
    • Table 1: Lantern performance data in various conditions
  • What's Unique
  • Recommendations for Improvement

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