Canister Stoves

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Of the dozens of poles, stoves, multitools, and other essentials we tested this year, we kept reaching for these six, from the Brunton Get-Back GPS, which stores up to three waypoints and steers you to the trailhead, to MSR SureLock TR-3s, which, at 20 ounces a pair, aren't ultralight, but they are quite sturdy and strong.

Sam Moulton
Jun 1, 2012

The fiberglass mashup is stable, fast, and light, and thanks to the unique seating system, you can pilot it kayak style (double bladed) or with a canoe paddle.

Sam Moulton
May 13, 2012

What's the best lightweight gear for a weekend backpacking trip?

Doug Gantenbein
Mar 28, 2012