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4 Steps to Trekking stove safety

  1. Inspect your stove for leaks before leaving for a trek especially the fuel hoses and ‘o’ rings.
  2. Do not cook inside your tent because most tents are made with highly inflammable materials.
  3. Use only the recommended fuel for your stove. Wrong fuel may cause a flare up or could lead to an explosion.
  4. Operate your stove on level surface to avoid spilling fuel or hot food over you and your campmates.

More stove safety tips on section hiker.


Read our 3 part series on trekking stoves, their pros and cons and on how to choose the right trekking stove based on your requirements.