With a weight of only 2.6 ounces, a compact design, and a high heat output, the MSR PocketRocket 2 canister stove is a favorite of backpackers and thru-hikers.
The sturdy, efficient burner is capable of boiling water in as little as 3.5 minutes. An integrated control bar adjusts the flame from simmer to boil with ease. Serrated pot supports accommodate a broad range of cook pots (sold separately) and fold down to allow the stove to store conveniently in the included hard-sided case.
NOTE: The stove requires an MSR IsoPro fuel canister which is not included and is not available for purchase online.
- Weighs a mere 73 g (2.6 oz.), keeping pack weight to a minimum
- Folding pot supports pack down small; stove with case fits inside MSR Titan Cup (sold separately)
- Boils 1 liter of water in 3.5 minutes
- Robust pot supports accommodate a wide range of pot sizes
- Included ultralight hard-shell carry case protects cookware and other contents of your pack
Best Use Backpacking Item Weight 2.6 oz Other Hard shell carry case included Warranty 5-Year Fuel IsoPro canister (80% Isobutane/20% propane) Average Boil Time 3.5 minutes Stability Good Cold Weather Performance Fair
Real Customer Reviews
- Excellent - Best in Class
Likes: Lightweight, strong, sturdy/durable, easy to use
- Great stove for backpacking
Likes: Small and compact it’s light and can be added to your cookware. It works great and for the price you cannot beat it.
- MSR POCKETROCKET 2
Likes: Very compact, lightweight and extremely easy to use. perfect for what I need. Compact, durable, and efficient
- Dont settle for the knockoffs
- Switch from Jetboil Flash to PR2
Likes: Finally took the plunge from my 6 yr old Jetboil Flash to the Pocket Rocket 2 and a pot. So far the stove has been great, can boil water fast, but also can fine tune the flame down to cook in my pot. My old Flash was on or off. Pot arms are wide enough to hold my 750ml pot and didn't feel unstable. Stove, fuel and striker fits in my pot. Doesn't have an ignition like my Flash stove but this was overcomes with a MSR striker that lights the stove easily.
Dislikes: Only one would be no igniter but I knew this when I bought the stove. So no real dislikes.
- Should last a long time.
Likes: Size. Weight. Well built.
- Old faithful.
Likes: Everything about this stove is as expected. Super fast boiltime and very compact to fit inside my cook set. Love it.
Dislikes: May need to tighten the legs ever so often.
- Hands down best UL stove
Likes: So small and light, works like a charm.
- Excellent Product!
Likes: Love everything about this little stove. Does an excellent job of cooking weather it be boiling water or simmering dinner. You can't go wrong with this stove. BCE's customer service is the best!
- Great for backpacking
Likes: Built well, comes with it's own case.
One of the nice things I've noticed about the pocket rocket (vs. similar looking, but cheaper, options on Amazon), is that the top has little dividers which prevent wind from blowing out the flame.
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