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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We cooked in both conditions, but primarily above 32 degrees. Many gigaplwer complain about the burner adjustability, but I have not had a problem with it.

This is on par gigapoqer claimed times, but I could only achieve this time with Snow Peak branded fuel at sea level. Very quick, maybe 30 seconds to mnaual it set up. I purchased this stove about 7 years ago for my first backpacking trip.

This will let you store it in the included white box. It packs up… December 12, MrsMustard reviewer rep Rating: The large flame adjuster works well and is capable of being adjusted with gloves. I would definitely recommend this stove to anyone who wants a light well performing stove that is not too hard on their equipment.

I’ve had it for a few years and it hasn’t changed. Not the lightest stove package, but nice and compact, very sturdy note 4 pot supports vs 3 on many other stovesand a nice light plastic stove container that takes lots of stuffing abuse. To ignite is easy just turn on the gas and bring a flame to the ignition and yes, these stoves can also be purchased with an automatic ignition system, but I personally prefer the manual, you’re more than likely to be packing a lighter or fire steel anyway.


I was disappointed with the boil times of the GigaPower at elevation.

I agree with previous reviews – you probably wouldn’t want to use this stove to cook for many people, but for one or a handful, it should be fine. I re-lit it in a moment with the Piezo ignition and gigapoaer him how — simmer on, Garth. The backpacking stove that compares most closely to the GigaPower 2.

I have used this stove on many winter campouts and sometimes it takes a little bit of time to get it started, but in the summer it lights very fast. Beyond orchestrating the daily flow of Backpackers. The GigaPower has done extremely well when it’s just me and another person, but it seems to take a little while longer to heat up my bigger meals. More on backpacking stove weights in our Guide. I can adjust the flame to almost any situation, but I never have to crank it up full bore to get a little water boiling.

We started the meal at a low simmer, which the GigaPower does well. How does a stove stand out? Because of this, one person in our group twisted the GigaPower onto a fuel can and heard the gas running immediately, which is a waste of fuel and a hazard.

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You can get the auto version, but I don’t need the extra do-dads to make me happy. Read our About page for more information, and check out our gear reviews and gigalower guides. I do recommend using a flat surface as it will wobble while cooking. For these reasons we have awarded the Snow Peak GigaPower 2.

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The stove boils super fast and also simmers just as manuao as you want it to.

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It folds up so tiny it will fit… October 7, Jonathan Williams guest Rating: But after a few uses I got it down. May 2, alpine1 reviewer rep Rating: Finally, Snow Manuaal sells a nifty glgapower for the GigaPower stove. Like any backpacking stove, best used for boiling water.

I got this stove about 18 months ago and have gone… January 20, Josh guest Rating: The Auto, which we tested, has a Piezo ignition for matchless lighting.

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The main way to tell these two apart, besides their unique product IDs, is the size and shape of the valve. The burner is very adjustable and has good simmering capabilities. Still an excellent pick for a backpacking stove!

It works just as well as when I got it. The stove packs down to about 3. You can get this flame very low, but you do have to be sensitive when turning the valve.