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Top 17 Product Ratings

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Score Product Price Our Take
75
$65
Editors' Choice Award
Our favorite small canister stove, providing the best performance for most backpackers
75
$70
A favorite for simmering that can also boil water in the breeze
74
$150
Top Pick Award
A great system for backpackers and alpine climbers relying on dehydrated, simple meals
72
$110
This stove prepares dehydrated meals and coffee water super fast
68
$50
We are impressed by this stove's ability to do everything with ease
68
$85
Don't want to spend a lot on an integrated canister stove? See here
67
$130
This stove performs well in every way except weight and size
67
$115
This middle-of-the-road stove has some new good features and some old frustrating ones
63
$17
Best Buy Award
A mini stove with a mini price
61
$150
Once you pass the learning curve, this stove rewards with fuel efficiency, fast boiling, and wind resistance
58
$60
This stove is light on weight and features
58
$240
Still a great choice for boiling water in harsh conditions above the treeline, but other stoves are more versatile
48
$23
It looks old-school, but impresses in heat control and ability to handle large cookware at an awesome price
44
$100
While this stove isn't a high performer, it does do certain things well
42
$140
Top Pick Award
The versatile, reliable stove adds canister capability to a traditional feature set
40
$90
For extended backpacking trips and expeditions, this tried and true liquid fuel model still can't be beat
40
$140
Our favorite for cooking next level meals, not just noodles and sauce, but note its weight and loudness