[at-l] What Kind of Stove to take on the AT

Mara Factor mfactor at gmail.com
Mon Jul 12 16:26:26 CDT 2010

White gas and denatured alcohol (or gas line antifreeze) is readily
available along the trail.  Other options may be a bit harder to come by.

Unless you plan on cooking a lot, I recommend alcohol.  With a homemade soda
can stove, it's a lightweight, convenient option.

I've got a comparison chart as well as discussion of stoves on my web site


Hope it helps,

Stitches, AT99

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On Mon, Jul 12, 2010 at 2:57 PM, Bob Quinn <bob.quinn1 at comcast.net> wrote:

>  What kind of fuel is commonly available at all supply points on the
> trail?  ISO butane, propane in the long skinny cylinder or white gas?  What
> stove would be recommended?
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