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The compact manual Snow Peak Gigapower

 

A well known, almost legendary brand and lightweight backpacing stove
A well known, almost legendary brand and lightweight backpacing stove

 

My latest portable camping stove is the Snow Peak GigaPower (manual version). It is referred to as the ‘manual’ version because this model does not come with the automatic igniter. Truth is, I never did go out looking for a stove. This one just popped up on an online auction site at a really good price. Snow Peak GigaPower is an iconic stove for backpackers, especially among the ultralightists (is there such a word even?). With the company’s history originating from Japan, I am expecting some quality stuff from this brand name

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