[at-l] Stoves and fuel

Ken Bennett bennett.ken at gmail.com
Mon Nov 2 09:20:29 CST 2009

Alcohol is far more available on the AT than are Esbit tabs, in my

I have the Firelite wing stove, nice little stove.

Most pepsi-can style alcohol stoves can burn Esbit too -- just turn them
over. (This assumes a separate pot stand.)


On Mon, Nov 2, 2009 at 10:09 AM, JJJ <jplynch at crosslink.net> wrote:

>     For some years now, I've been using an alcohol stove.  I'm a bit
> concerned about the availability of alcohol, and have started thinking about
> carrying an Esbit stove as a back up.  Not so thrilled about carrying two
> stoves, but then again, not crazy about running out of fuel either.  Anyone
> have an Esbit stove that they like?  I'm looking at the Firelight Wing
> (*very* light at 0.38 oz).  Or have any thoughts about carrying two stoves?
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