When we think of survival, many people can’t help but worry about what they will eat. The two most popular choices are the MSR Whisperlite and Esbit Pocket Stove. They both have their pros and cons so it’s important to know what you’re getting into when picking one over the other. Luckily for you, I’ve done all the research to save you some time!
1. When do you use each of these stoves?
2. Do they have any of the same features?
3. Which item has a higher MSRP and why?
4. What are some advantages to the Esbit Pocket Stove over Whisperlite when it comes to cooking experiences in harsh environments?
One recent fall weekend my wife and I went to hike Maine’s Mount Katahdin in Baxter State Park. It was a gorgeous hike, as you can see it the image below. The adventure wasn’t for sissies; that or we’re just old! We hiked for about 8 miles and 8 hours before things got dark out, but despite our tired legs from all this hard work (or maybe because of them!)—the mountain air felt so exhilarating up there on those peaks! And when dinner time rolled around? Mountain House saved us with its fast