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Stove Review: Vargo Triad versus Super Cat

Stove Review: Vargo Triad versus Super Cat

I’m one of those guys that is always tweaking his gear. One of the items that caught my eye was the Vargo Triad Titanium Alcohol Stove. My homemade Super Cat has replaced my MSR gas stoves on my solo hikes, and I’ve been wanting to check out some of the manufactured stoves to see if they are better than my DIY project.

Homemade Stoves

Homemade Stoves

For those of you interested in history, Tomahawk has an interesting post on his site concerning homemade stoves.  You can check it out by CLICKING HERE.  The rest of his site is pretty good too.

Hiking Report: Hiking Stove Review

Hiking Report: Hiking Stove Review

Here is a quick comparison of my backpacking stoves. Super Cat, Svea Optimus, MSR Dragonfly, and MSR XGK.

Super Cat Alcohol Stove

Super Cat Alcohol Stove

After my trip up Mt Lemmon last month I realized I had to cut some gear weight. The first target was my stove, so I decided to build a Super Cat alcohol stove. This is an easy project for any hiker looking to lighten their load.