Aaron and Earl's Lightweight Homemade Alcohol Stoves

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By Alex Wierbinski - Posted on 18 November 2014

Here's a couple of examples of very cheap homemade ultralight self-contained alcohol backpacking camp stove systems. 

Below we have Aaron's excellent system seen in the Tuolumne Meadows Backpacker Camp during the Summer of 2009. 
Aaron's homemade ultralight-ultra tight and compact alcohol backpacking stove.

This stove kit was put together by Aaron, one of a crew of good backpacking dudes who hung out and shared camp 13 in the Tuolumne Meadows Backpacker Camp during the Summer of 2009.

I was about halfway between Lake Tahoe and Mount Whitney.

Note that his wind screen doubles as pan holder.

Below we see Ultralight Earl with his easy three piece ultralight alcohol cooking kit at the backpackers camp in Glen Aulin:Ultralight Earl at camping at Glen Aulin with his family and ultralight backpacking gear.

Earl's Stove:

Earl's ultralight alcohol backpacking stove.

Earl's pot rest is the wind screen:

Earl's wind screen pot holder for his ultra light alcohol backpacking stove.

Earl's wind screen becomes a smaller cone to fint within the pot along with the stove for easy pack-ability.

Earl's set up in operation:
Earl's ultra light alcohol backpacking stove in action.

How to Make an aluminum can alcohol backpacking stove

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