My Cook Kits

A week ago, John Abela over at Redwood Outdoors did a video on his UL cook kit and got me inspired.  So I decided to do a video on my current cook kits.  Unfortunately that’s just the time my camera ran out of power and I couldn’t find the charger for a week.  Well now that my camera is all jucied up, I got my videos together!

The parts of my Two Man Cook Kit are:

  1. AntiGravity Gear 3 Cup Pot – 4oz (3.8 listed)
  2. AntiGravity Gear 3 Cup Pot Cozy – 1oz
  3. Open Country Pot Gripper – 1.2oz (1.2 listed)
  4. AntiGravity Gear Tinman Stove – .4oz (.4 listed)
  5. Trail Designs Primer Pan and Measuring Cup – .3oz
  6. AntiGravity Gear Zip Mug – 1oz
  7. Bic Lighter – 1oz
  8. Homemade Windscreen – .1oz

Total weight is 9oz

The parts of my Snow Peak Solo Kit are:

  1. Snow Peak 830ml Mug – 3.8oz
  2. Homemade Pot Cozy – 1oz
  3. Neoprene Lid and Pot Grabber – 1.2oz
  4. Homemade Windscreen – .1oz
  5. Open Flame Cat Food Can Stove and Metal Mesh Pot Stand – .4oz
  6. Bic Lighter – 1oz
  7. Mesh Storage Sack – .3oz

Total weight is 7.8oz

The parts of my Nut Can Solo Kit are:

  1. Blue Diamond Can with Lid – 2oz
  2. Homemade Windscreen – .1oz
  3. Open Flame Cat Food Can Stove and Metal Mesh Pot Stand – .4oz
  4. Bic Lighter – 1oz
  5. Mesh Storage Sack – .3oz

Total weight is 3.8


About Joslyn

My name is Joslyn and I primarily hike with my husband Richard. We live in Northern Arizona with our dog, Jäger and love camping and hiking. We are continuing our adventure in backpacking inn this our second year and as always, striving towards going Ultra Light.

Posted on 01/08/2011, in Uncategorized and tagged , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. Hi Joslyn- looks like you’re well on your way to ultra-light. In the first video you had a concern with loosing the plastic cup used for measuring fuel, here’s a simple solution that I use and ditch the cup, save a few grams, one less thing to keep up with and have a little more room inside your pot when you pack up.


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