Optimus SVEA Backpacking Stove

Item # WX2-617296

Optimus SVEA Backpacking Stove. Made the way they used to be... simple, efficient, and last-forever reliable!

The SVEA® ultra-portable Stove has been manufactured since the late 1800's... and is still the choice of professional mountain climbers and backwoods guides all over the world! It's super-reliable, including for high altitude cooking, and valuable whenever size and weight must be kept to a minimum. The ultimate "old timer":

The heat:

  • Weighs just 19 ozs.
  • Burns white gas for maximum efficiency at higher altitudes and colder temperatures
  • Brass construction is solid, durable and reliable
  • Will boil 1L of water in about 7 minutes
  • Will burn for 50 minutes on a full tank at maximum output
  • 4,700 BTU output
  • Lid doubles as a small cooking pot
  • No pump priming necessary
  • Brass windscreen has built-in pot supports which fold in for compact storage
  • Built-in cleaning needle keeps Stove operating at max efficiency
  • Fuel / flame adjustment key is attached so it can't get lost. Wrenches are also stamped into the key
  • Measures 5 x 4 1/2" diam. folded. Fuel not included.