When wilderness cooking is concerned, we usually think of either a butane stove or a campfire. We rarely think of blending the benefits of a stove and the weight savings of a campfire — using the fuel available on the ground. What I've done is to create a stove that blends the two:
At 18 oz. is lighter than petroleum-
Stove convenience. Faster and far easier to cook on than a firepit.
Powerful: boils 1 liter of water in 6.3 min. from match touch; output of 11,000 BTUs/hour.
Stable, sturdy, simple, dependable.
Generous fuel capacity, easy feeding.
Fast. Grows the tiniest flame from match touch into a roaring fire in seconds.
Versatile cooktop. Grill fish over coals, or set various sizes of pots and pans on the stove.