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Comparing Wood Burning Backpacking Camp Stoves | What's Important and Why It Matters (Part One)

Over the next several posts, I will present 20 considerations that are important when choosing your wood burning backpacking camp stove and show how those considerations are dealt with in four different stove designs available on the market today.  Getting ready to buy a stove and want to read the complete article now?  Just send us [...]

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Tales of Fire in the Belly: Hudson Bay Adventure

Don't miss the highlighted sections!In the summer of 2016, the four of us– Mark Heiman, Mike Heiman, Allison Heiman, and me, Laura Gundlach– all embarked on a huge adventure, canoeing from the Boundary Waters in Minnesota all the way to York Factory on Hudson Bay in northern Manitoba, Canada. The trip ended up encompassing over 1200 miles and took 78 [...]

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Three ways to get the best out of your Littlbug camping stove!

You’ve made the investment, now it’s time to make it last. When you’re out on the trail with your Littlbug stove, it won’t take long to realize its lightweight, max-efficiency characteristics.Knowing how to assemble and disassemble it effectively, keeping it clean, and understanding how the Littlbug can be stowed in or on your pack are all ways you can [...]

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Put Your Littlbug to Use: Cooking, Boiling, and More!

Some use it to boil water. Others use it to simply provide warmth. Some may even utilize it to fire up a quick meal to fuel their hike or backpacking trip.The Littlbug Senior Stove or Junior Stove provides the kind of versatile, on-the-go heat that makes any wilderness excursion more manageable and comfortable than ever before. Whether you already own [...]

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Are you properly dressed for your next hike?

The time has finally arrived for your next backpacking adventure. As you get your supplies together and check items off the list, don’t overlook one critical component: Comfortable, functional clothing.Improper clothing can make your trip the most uncomfortable experience. When choosing the right clothes, you must consider the weather, temperature, the trail you will be on and how long [...]

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​Is your backpacking stove becoming more trouble than it's worth?

How good are you at maintaining your backpacking or camping stove? Is it something you keep tidy on a regular basis?After a long weekend of cooking, melting, boiling, and scalding, keeping your camping or backpacking stove clean can be a struggle. If there has been any spill over of food, you need to be especially attentive. Unless you plan [...]

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Backpacking Tips for Going Light!

Going backpacking? Here are a few tips to help you travel light.“On a long journey, even a straw weighs heavy.”This Spanish proverb rings true when it comes to planning for a backpacking trip. Packing essentials and shaving weight means you are saving yourself extra fatigue and frustration along the trail… And every ounce counts. Whether you are traveling with family or [...]

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Origins of Leave No Trace Camping

What are the origins of the Leave No Trace camping concept? “Leave no trace.”It’s a common phrase that has become a battle cry for camping enthusiasts across the globe, and for good reason. Longtime camping veterans may remember when this idea first started to take hold. Younger and middle-aged wilderness enthusiasts don’t remember the days when “Leave No Trace” wasn’t a [...]

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Backpack Camping Stoves and Accessories | Free Shipping

Now at Littlbug, your top rated small wood and alcohol camp stoves and accessories ship for free to any location within the United States with just a $10 order!  See all our products here.

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Behind the Stoves: A Look at Who We Do Business With (Part 1)

We won't do business with a supplier just because they can do the job at the best price.  We look for businesses that are close to home, involved in making a positive difference, known for thinking outside the box...We get the stainless steel blanks for your Littlbug Stove from Wyoming Machine, a small business in rural [...]

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