Camping and travelling in caravans and motorhomes have become a very popular trend after the coronavirus pandemic. However, for living self-independently in the wild, you need essential camping equipment for sure. Needless to say, the first and the most important thing one need for an adventure trip is a good cooking stove. Interestingly, we have just the thing for you, that is perfect for trekking expeditions and van life as well. Optimus, a renowned brand known for making dependable outdoor stoves and accessories have come with an ultra-light multipurpose stove.
Optimus has come up with Gemini, a dual-burner stove that is ultra-light and compact as well. It can easily fit in your backpack while you are going on a trek. Also, for a car camping trip, you can throw it in the back of the vehicle. The Gemini stove doesn’t sport a rectangular shape like traditional stoves instead it comes with an oval design resembling the modern portable speakers. The outdoor stove measures only 30.5 cm in length, 7.1 cm in width and 10.4 cm in height when folded. Also, at just 820g (1.8lb), it is one of the lightest camping stoves out there.
The Gemini stove from Optimus can be set up in a matter of seconds and with ease. You just have to unfold four legs of the stove that doubles as pot holders as well. The stove works with propane, butane and isobutene gas canisters. The outdoor stove can boil a liter of water in four minutes. With a 230g gas canister and using a single burner, it can run for an hour and 20 minutes on full power. The burners are deep rooted into the stove so as to offer protection from wind.
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The outdoor stove from Optimus comes with a price of $150 and will make its debut in the US in April. The stove recently bagged an Outdoor Retailer Innovation Award in US too.