If you’re going camping this weekend or any other time soon, here’s useful info on making your own survival dual fuel backpacking stove for less than $20. And this will appeal to you if you’re a beer drinker. You have to read the whole article to see what that’s about. An excerpt and link to the full article follow.
The poor man’s ultra-light dual-fuel backpacking stove
By Rick BrannanFor as long as I have been venturing into the backcountry, which is a pretty long time, I have been on a quest for the perfect backpacking stove. I have tried everything from the ultra-light micro stoves that run on butane to the cumbersome and messy white gas stoves, none of which I really liked. On a long hike I inevitably run out of fuel for my camp stove and have to hike off trail to restock or spend the rest of the trip eating granola bars and jerky.
The campfire is still best for cooking, but there are times when a campfire is not practical or legal, like during fire season in the national parks.
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Excerpt used with permission of Backwoods Home Magazine.