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Snow Peak’s BiPod Portable Camping Stove

When it comes to backcountry stoves, there are a plethora of possibilities out there. You have the larger sized, expedition-style stoves on one hand and ultralight, pocket-sized burners on the other. For bikepacking, compact and lighter is much better, but it is not always less complicated. The smaller burners ordinarily use a quite compact tripod or even just the gas canister alone as help, which can lead to extra than just spilled milk and justified tears.

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The BiPod from Snow Peak usually takes an fascinating option to the stability vs. weight/packability conundrum—it’s a bipod stove, entire with a valve to modify the flame depth for much better simmering, that uses the gas canister as a third leg to entire tripod balance. It’s a fairly large tripod as very well, and with the large supports over the burner, larger sized pots ought to have no stability problems. Made from a blend of stainless steel, aluminum, plastic and brass, the BiPod weighs in a 216 grams. Which is a bit heavier than other extra common ultralight possibilities (excluding liquor stoves), but certainly significantly less than the larger sized backcountry stoves that offer a very similar total of balance.

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If you are right after the lightest, fastest system out there, the BiPod could not be it. But if you want a small extra ease and comfort in your lifetime right after prolonged times in the saddle, it’s possible the BiPod is just the point for you.

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This article initially appeared on Bikemag.com and was republished with authorization.


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