Ursacks are lighter alternatives to bear canisters for food storage but require the right knots and tying locations to protect your food.
Backpacking Light publisher Ryan Jordan subjects the Jetboil Stash to the StoveBench testing protocol to answer the pressing question: is this innovation, or lipstick on a pig?
The Vargo Titanium Bot 700 is a 0.7-liter cooking pot made of titanium with a watertight, screw-top lid with a silicone gasket.
This article describes the development of my DIY 4th generation of Remote Inverted-Canister Winter Stoves.
This article describes the development of my 4th generation of Remote Inverted-Canister Winter Stoves.
This article provides an overview of coffee-making methods (how to make coffee in the backcountry) while backpacking, with a study of their complexity and weight.
This episode of the Backpacking Light Podcast features highlights from our recent round of canister stove reviews.
In this episode, we talk about StoveBench: Backpacking Light’s new protocol for standardizing stove performance comparisons.
This article features upright canister stove reviews that include extensive test data in inclement conditions and market analysis.
StoveBench defines a protocol that is used to measure two important backpacking stove performance features (power and efficiency) in order to determine a single, quantifiable performance factor called the StoveBench Score.