Wood Stove

While I was getting breakfast ready it started to snow. I then spent a quiet morning enjoying the solitude until I was visited by a bunch of people on horseback. Two-minute read

Photograph of drilling air holes in a titanium backpacking wood burning stove.

Titanium backpacking wood stove modifications – My titanium wood stove needs a bit more air. This afternoon I added some more air holes.

Clear-up after breakfast – I’ve used this stove a lot on this trip, and its final outing was heating water for my breakfast – biscuits and Gravy, and my morning cup of mocha. +2

Firebox Nano – Put away ready for the next time – My trusty Firebox Nano wood stove.

Mini campfire – I left a full fuel bottle with Ginger, and while I had enough alcohol for dinner and breakfast, I decided to save fuel and get out my Nano Firebox.

Cooking Breakfast – Using my Firebox Nano wood stove to heat water for my breakfast and morning cuppa. 2 pictures

My current backpacking cooking kit. 2 pictures

Preparing dinner – Chicken curry for dinner, the wood stove’s up and running, and if you look closely you’ll see that the campfire’s all ready for lighting once dinner is over. 4 pictures

Hammock camping at Piney Creek, preparing breakfast – It was an interesting night. Not because anything happened, but because of the odd and vivid dreams I had. Two-minute read. 3 pictures

Lunch by Piney Creek and a chance to try out my new chair in the wild – I’ve already spent several hours sitting in my new chair, so I knew it was comfortable. What I didn’t know was how stable it would be out in the woods. 2 pictures

Preparing Breakfast – Day Two. 2 pictures

Cooking a late lunch. Bell Mountain – Day One. Because of the rain, I decided not to make lunch on the trail and had a combined lunch and dinner after I’d set up camp.

Batch-loaded, inverted down-draft gassifier wood stove (365:105) – I spent some more time in the workshop today. One-minute read

More fun in the workshop (365:095) – Today we are building a “batch-loaded, inverted downdraft gasifier” wood stove out of old tin cans. Two-minute read, +3

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