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77
$65
Editors' Choice Award
This lightweight stove is easy to use and will boil water when it's breezy
76
$80
A crowd favorite for simmering that works well in a breeze and is also a breeze to use
75
$45
Best Buy Award
This canister stove is lightweight, compact, fuel efficient, and performs well in wind
71
$155
Top Pick Award
A reasonably lightweight, fuel efficient, and convenient stove
65
$115
This stove prepares dehydrated meals and coffee water super fast
63
$30
A bulky small canister stove that's good at simmering but doesn't have a piezoelectric start
61
$120
This integrated canister stove has some great features but is heavy
60
$137
This stove performs well in every way except weight and size
57
$17
Best Buy Award
A mini stove with a mini price
57
$80
This stove shines when things get chilly or you're running low on fuel, otherwise it's average
54
$88
Don't want to spend a lot on an integrated canister stove? See here
52
$60
This stove is light on weight and features
49
$170
Great fuel efficiency and wind performance in a not-so-user-friendly package
49
$250
This one-trick pony is slowly being rendered obsolete by easier-to-use stoves
48
$50
We are impressed by this stove's ability to do everything reasonably well
45
$25
Inexpensive and decent at simmering, not so great at everything else
44
$170
Top Pick Award
This uniquely versatile stove has all the features you love and you can use it with fuel canisters
42
$120
While this stove isn't a high performer, it does do certain things well
34
$120
For extended backpacking trips and expeditions, this tried and true liquid fuel model still can't be beat
33
$170
Our favorite for cooking next level meals, not just noodles and sauce, but note its weight and loudness

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