As its namesake rightfully implies, the Camp Chef Everest looks down on other models from its perch as the best camping stove overall. When it comes to campsite cooking, it's hard to find fault with this one. It boils water faster than the rest of the competition, even in windy conditions, powered by two beefy 20,000 BTU burners. It simmers as well as any, we never had any problems with the automatic ignition, and heat distribution is more than satisfactory for pans, pots, or woks up to 12" in diameter. Our testers enjoyed cooking camp meals on this easy to use model. Like all portable camping stoves we tested, it packs into its case and the lid secures with a sturdy dual-latch.
On Amazon, it's referred to by its model number, MS2HP, not as the Everest.
The Everest has won Editors Choice for over five years. We have tested multiple versions of this stove, as Camp Chef continually makes small revisions to their proven design, and they all stack up. If you plan on cooking for large groups of people, consider a heavier-duty, freestanding model like the Camp Chef Pro 60X. Or, on the other end of the spectrum, if you need a lightweight single-burner, our Best Buy-winning model, the Gas One Gs-3000 keeps it simple and inexpensive. But for a classic compact two-burner that will keep you boiling and frying with ease, look no farther than this fantastic stove.