The MSR Dragonfly is a great stove for expeditions because of its heat output. The convenience of having good flame control makes it simple to prime and simmer so you'll find it just as useful for camping in the uk as melting snow in the Himalayas. The adjustable flame control on the Dragonfly allows precision burner adjustment from match light sized up to roaring inferno. This will take a variety of fuels including unleaded coleman fuel, petrol, diesel and kerosene.
The WhisperLite Universal Combo stove delivers the ease and simmering capabilities of canister fuel, and switches easily over to liquid fuels for longer trips, cold-weather, and international use. This flexibily in fuel gives backpackers and adventurers total confidence knowing where ever the adventure takes you there will be some form of fuel to give you a warm meal at the end of the day.
The MSR XGK EX has been the world's most reliable stove for over 35 years and is trusted by mountaineers everywhere. Featuring a flexible fuel line for easy packing as well as stable, retractable legs and pot supports, this stove has a powerful flame that melts snow and boils water incredibly fast.
The Omni Lite Ti might not be cheapest stove around but it certainly delivers on power, weight-saving and versatility. It is a true omni fuel stove, working on gas, petrol, diesel, kerosene, paraffin and even aviation fuel. The Omni Lite Ti uses the same technology as Primus' award-winning OmniFuel stove but is smaller, lighter and much more fuel efficient. The windscreen and pot supports are made of titanium and it is just as reliable and robust.
The Trangia is a classic stove, incredibly popular with Duke of Edinburgh groups, but equally good for people on expedition, camping and the Scouts.
Trangia 25-2 UL with kettle. This stove set is identical to the 25 - 1 except that nestled inside sits an aluminium kettle, waiting for a lick of flame to breath life into it.This has a size of 22 x 10.5cm and includes upper and lower wind shields, burner, simmer ring, pan grip, retaining strap and a 1.5 and a 1.75 litre pan and a frying pan in aluminium.
Trangia 25-6 UL with kettle. As for the 25-2 but all of the pans have a teflon non-stick surface which means easy cleaning and lower oil use. This set includes a kettle and weighs in at 1290 grams.
Series 27 offers good stoves for the lone walker or two people. The pans are smaller and the kettle is sized accordingly. A small, compact stove that takes up minimal room in the rucksack. Here too, large billies can be placed on the raised supports in the upper windshield.
This stove set is identical to the T25-1 except that nestled inside sits an aluminium kettle, waiting for a lick of flame to breathe life into it. The smaller of the standard Trangia stove sets. This has a size of 18.5 x 10cm and includes upper and lower wind shields, burner, simmer ring, pan grip, retaining strap and two 1 litre pans and a frying pan in aluminium.
As for the 27 - 2 but all of the pans have a teflon non-stick surface which means easy cleaning and lower oil use. Weighs in at 980 grammes.
Simple, lightweight but a great meths based stove non the less. Has a spirit burner, wind shield, lightweight pan grip, 0.8 litre aluminium pan and a non stick frying pan.