For ultralite camping and backpacking gear, Vargo Outdoors can't be beat. This retailer specializes in quality and affordable titanium campware and cooking tools, all specifically geared for backpackers on the go. Whether you are planning a week-long trek into the deep woods or a fun overnight at a campsite, Vargo will have your cooking needs covered. All you'll need to bring is the food! These top picks are sure to make your outdoor experience enjoyable.
For long backpacking trips where you will not be carrying wood, this titanium stove (offered for $32.95) hits the mark. Very lightweight and user-friendly, this stove will fit any size pot, has retractable top and bottom legs, and will burn for fifteen minutes. This stove is versatile and is designed to use denatured alcohol and also fuel tabs, which are recommended for higher altitudes. Vargo prides itself on the productivity of their stoves. This one is fuel-efficient and will burn very little alcohol.
Looking for a safe source of drinking water on your longer hikes? Reach for Vargo's titanium water bottle ($69.95). This lightweight bottle is biocompatible, meaning it will never leach unsafe chemicals into your drinking water. Titanium is non-reactive in our bodies, so it will remain safe over time and with repeated use. While the capacity of this water bottle is around 650 ml, it only weighs 4.6 oz. Keeping your water supply safe is one of the most important factors of enjoying the outdoors, and this bottle makes it easy.
Unique and functional design makes this product an exceptional choice to bring along on a camping or backpacking trip. This utensil (costing $13.95) is very compact and will take up hardly any room in your pack. It can even fit into your cooking pot while folded up. Designed in multiple colors that stand out from your environment, you won't have to worry about leaving it behind.