It’s called the GigaPower , and comes in an “Auto” and “Manual” variation. This stove is light, packable, durable, and cooks like a beast. For these reasons we. Perfect lightweight backpacking stove! It packs up into a very small size and works with many different brands of fuel. It is easy to light and adjust, is very stable. A compact, powerful and reliable backpacking stove, The Gigapower Manual packs the same trusted punch as the Gigapower Auto without the added weight of.

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If I bought this stove I would make sure to always bring Snow Peak fuel on my trips. This thing will put off some heat too!

Snow Peak GigaPower Review | Backpacking Stove Review |

There are smaller stoves, especially the ones that fold into themselves more, gigapoweg overall the GigaPower does just fine. Did I mention it was delicious? Not a whole lot to say about it, the stove boils rapidly and heats evenly. Used exclusively in three season conditions, I recommend this stove for anybody wanting a basic, no-frills unit that you can rely on for a long time.

Packs up super nice and fits inside my Snow Peak cook pot along with a fuel canister, first aid kit, ligther, toothbrush I have never even come close to running out of fuel and always end up packing too much. The main differences between the gigapowee and new version are a slight reduction in weight — about. Helinox Ground Chair Review.


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The backpacking stove that compares most closely to the GigaPower 2. The Auto, which we tested, has a Piezo ignition for matchless lighting. Summary Our star rating system highlights the most important features for backpacking stoves and judges them based on our experience. One of the people in our group has the old version of the GigaPower, and has used it reliably for years. Cons Cannot get a super small flame.

Visit his website if you want to learn more about his authorial pursuits. All in all, this is a great stove. Got this stove 5 years ago and it’s never failed me. Used exclusively in three season conditions, I recommend… July 31, mahoosucmayhem 63 reviewer rep Rating: December 5, johncrazyhorse The pot supports fold in with a simple press — fold two opposing ones first, then fold in the other two.

The GigaPower simmers very well due to a low flame capability and a unique burner head. I own three alcohol stoves Vargo Triad, and two I made and this packs down fairly small compared to the others.

The small canister from Snow Peak lasted me three days with three boilings of water each day. All you need for the GigaPower 2.

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The stove is in one piece, and the case is two pieces, a lid and the case. Cons Tricky at times to screw canister on Burned myself a few times lighting with match. Your Review Have you used this? I would definitely recommend this stove to anyone who wants a light well performing stove that is not too hard on their equipment. We cooked in both conditions, but primarily above 32 degrees. I would rate this stove as very stable, but it also has a lot to do with the size of the fuel can and pot.


I have had this stove for two years and it still works just like new.

The low output levels could be a little easier to find, but once you get a few uses out of it it’s a non-issue. This works reliably well and is handy. The stove boils super fast and also simmers just as low as you want it to.

We actually prefer the longer valve for easy turning, but the new one has slightly finer control for simmering. The four pot supports. We achieved this time at sea level with a very light wind and Snow Peak branded fuel. The burner is very adjustable and has good simmering capabilities. Specifically, the Piezo ignition and the burner arms rotate slowly after use and bend quickly.

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The isobutane fuel used by the GigaPower and all canister stoves suffers at elevation and with temperatures under 32 degrees.

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