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Krakuultra-compact titanium micro camping stove

Kraku is possibly the world's lightest commercially available micro camp stove, its tiny pack size makes it the perfect stove for the solo adventurer

Kraku titanium stove

Kraku ultra-compact titanium micro camping stove

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Designed with the solo adventurer in mind, this high powered gas stove has a tiny packsize but can still deliver the power output of a gas stove twice its size.

Eating well can make or break an adventure, but so can carrying a heavy stove.  Its titanium body makes the Kraku possibly the world's lightest, commercially available, ultralight gas stove. Its sleek, compact design perfectly balances usability, pack weight and storage size; qualities which make it a superb choice for the ambitious long distance backpacker, micro adventurer or adventure racer.

Kraku is as minimal as a gas stove gets. Titanium body, twisted wire gas control dial and a small burner head. It screws directly on top of your gas canister which it uses for stability. Partner it up with a MytiMug and a 100g gas cylinder and you have a compact cooking system that will minimise the pack weight of many gram counting outdoor chefs.

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Instructions are provided in English, if you would like a translated version please get in touch.

Key features
  • Materials: titanium alloy, aluminum and brass
  • Power output: 2600 W
  • Spring control valve
  • Storage bag included
  • 2013 ISPO Gold winner
  • 3 pot supports fold down alongside the stove body
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Vital stats

Weight: 45 g
Folded size: diameter 37 mm x height 52 mm
Open size: diameter 85 mm x height 68.5 mm
Minimum suggested pot diameter: 6.5 cm

Origin: China

Not compatible with our BruPot as the retractable pot supports are not long enough to support it. Made for Alpkit by Fire Maple, who are rapidly becoming one of the world’s foremost gas stove manufacturers.

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Free No hassle 123 day returns

Buy with confidence and if you are not happy, change your mind or want a swap for any reason then return it for free and we will exchange or refund no question. The price you see is the price you pay. Just return the kit as you receive it - in its original condition, unused, unworn, with original packaging and fit for resale.

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4 Reviews


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Really wanted to love this little guy...

...however I was left with a piece of gear that would only perform about 1/4 of the time. Not necessarily something you want to rely on. Long story short I had tested upon first receiving, then again before a trip to Oklahoma, well it worked fine when I first received (did not over-thread and used with proper fuel), but before leaving I always test gear thoroughly. It wasn't working. I dismantled and noticed that it seemed to have some residue build-up (from one time use!) so I cleaned and reassembled. I purchased new canisters and the Kraku fired right up. Left the next morning, stopped for a meal...hasn't worked since. It's just sitting in my gear closet. I've messaged Alpkit about the issue and they said they've had other's reporting the same issue over here in the US, but can't replicate it themselves. I've looked at the two different canisters marketed by Coleman in the US and UK, they look significantly different in design and possibly threading. So while this is no doubt an excellent product, exceptionally lightweight, I wouldn't recommend to American buyers. I feel Alpkit should make this compatibility issue known. I purchased as part of the Micro-adventure bundle so feel a little bummed out I'm left with an item that doesn't work properly.

Brilliant bit of kit, but...

I decided to pop to the Alpkit warehouse to have a look around and picked up one of these little gems for £15 (it was a returned model). I also bought a 'Concertina' wind shield to go with it. I didn't realise that the added height of the gas canister brought the Kraku above the wind shield (bugger).

This thing boils water quicker than my remote canister stove (which incidentally works great with the Concertina) and takes up no space at all.

I would recommend this for anybody getting into lightweight kit, or looking to save space...

ps. The fact that it doesn't work with the Concertina is not an issue at all. It's my own stupid fault for not checking first (in with both feet at all times).

The Mighty Midget!

This little stove is absolutely awesome, seriously lightweight and packs a mighty punch! I've fallen in love with this wee bute and take it on all my trips. One of my favourite bits of kit grin

The perfect package for one

Awesome little stove, as described, packs away into a 650 Mytimug with a 100g gas can with room to spare. Will fit a army style boil in the bag ration pack (just). I partnered mine up with a gas can base support from a Jetboil and a Primus windshield. The perfect package for one person? Just make sure you don't put an empty mug of the stove otherwise you'll have a hole in it in seconds!


First use of the Alpkit Kraku Backpacking Gas Stove

Lightweight backpacking enthusiast Clive Catton chose the Kraku as a personal backpacking stove where weight is everything finding it to be considerably lighter than the MSR Pocket Rocket.

Overall (so far) I am very pleased with the Alpkit Kraku stove – it is very small and light. Well made and efficient – boiling a mug of water significantly quicker then if I had used my meths stove. Because it is so light I may be changing my backpacking habits and using a gas stove more than the ultralight Vargo titanium meth stove I currently use.

Clive Catton

Clive's Blog January 2014 - Clive Catton

Kraku in Outdoor Photography

Our micro Kraku gas stove is reviewed in the Gearing Up section of Outdoor Photography.

The 45 g Kraku is possibly the lightest gas stove money can buy..

Outdoor Photography

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Kraku features in Canoe and Kayak

The Kraku is featured in Canoe and Kayak as they have a look at the newest products on the market.

The Kraku is possibly the world's lightest, commercially available, ultralight gas stove.

Canoe and Kayak

Canoe and Kayak March 2014 -