BSO How to Make an Ultralight Bikepacking Stove
Ultralight cooking doesn't have to mean sacrificing the ability to make yourself something hot to eat or foregoing that all important morning brew
Stuart explains how to make your own ultralight stove before examining just how light it's possible to go, without sacrificing the ability to make yourself something hot to eat or foregoing that all important morning brew.
Stuart Wright is the man behind Bear Bones bikepacking and the near legendary Welsh Ride Thing. When not riding or plotting routes incorporating as many long forgotten and largely unrideable tracks as possible, he can usually be found producing light weight goodies in his workshop in the Cambrian mountains.
Please dress for the weather, you will be outside for the duration of this course.
Meeting times and logistics
This is an onsite activity. Please head over to the SofA desk 10 minutes before the start of your course.
|Course info card||Description|
|Provided By||Stuart Wright|
|Student / Instructor Ratio||12:1|
|Location||Big Shakeout site|
- The School of Adventure is run by the Alpkit Foundation and all courses are with qualified instructors.
- To participate in School of Adventure activities you must have a valid Big Shakeout weekend ticket.
- Any orders for activities without a Big Shakeout weekend ticket may be cancelled and refunded.
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- Your instructor will require you to sign a participation form before your activity commences. Children under 18 must get their form signed by their accompanying parent or guardian.
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- Courses will start without you if you are late.
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A few goodies that might help you get the most out of this course.
A high powered titanium camping stove suitable for mountaineering in subzero conditions. Compact design and made from titanium to save weight
Possibly the world's lightest commercially available micro camping stove, Kraku's tiny pack size makes it perfect for ultralight adventures and flying solo.
A perfectly sized titanium cooking mug for the soloist adventurer, can be used on a stove to cook your meal or just supping tea around your camp fire
Titanium chain for suspending your cookpot over an open fire, add an extra dimension to your meal times
Tips, tricks, and tales from a seasoned camper to help adventurers make the most of a comfortable, independent, low-cost, and mobile life under canvas.
- BSO Bear Bones Tarp Workshop
- BSO Bike Maintenance and Emergency Trailside Repairs
- BSO The Art of Packing for Bikepacking
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