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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One of the people in our group tried to get it to simmer quickly and promptly turned it off.

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It boiled water in four minutes 14 seconds, and came to a roil at the five-minute mark. This stove is very giagpower. The main differences between the old and new version are a slight reduction in weight — about.

I own… July 27, Caleb Burkey 18 reviewer rep Rating: I have had this stove for two years and it still works just like new.

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Daniel Zweier is Editor-in-Chief of Backpackers. It is not possible to get the flame to super low, but that has never been problematic since I am usually using the stove to boil water for pasta or rice. Always bring backup fire though. It works with many different brands of gas canisters that you can purchase at any outdoors store or even Walmart. I was going to buy the titanium version with peizo but, being a budget minded mwnual student, I convinced myself that the exponential jump in price for the tiny drop in carry weight was not worth it.


I never go on a trip without it. The GigaPower simmers very well due to a low flame capability and a unique burner head. You can get the auto version, but I don’t need the extra do-dads to make me happy.

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The old GigaPower has a triangular shaped valve that is much longer. Alcohol is a little slower and unreliable in certain conditions.

I live where the wind can be a cruel thing, but this stove seems to hold up quite nicely. Pros Lightweight Sturdy pot supports Hot flame. My second grievance is more of a nitpick, but a significant one. Gigapowe backpacking stoves are this way though. It took roughly 10 minutes to boil a liter of water at our campsite using an MSR fuel can with a very light wind.

But after a few uses I got it down. For several years now I have had this stove and it… November 2, The Savage 11 reviewer rep Rating: Summary Our star rating system highlights the most important features for backpacking stoves and judges them based on our experience. If you want steaks or a big meal I’d suggest using fire. I am still amazed many years later at the fuel efficiency.

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Can be a trick to turn down super low and puts out so much heat that you must be careful not to burn your food. The Manual does not have a Piezo.

I would definitely recommend this stove to anyone who wants a light well performing stove that bigapower not too hard on their equipment. Even a light gust will significantly prolong cook time, as there is absolutely no wind protection without the separately sold windscreen.

I was disappointed with the boil times of the GigaPower at elevation. This difference in design makes it so the GigaPower rarely gets blown out by wind.

Although there are other lighter and more efficient stoves out there now, this is all in all a very good and reliable stove, especially given its low cost.

This stove is great. How does a stove stand out?