An ideal option for lightweight backpacking the Optimus Crux Weekend HE Cook System combines cookware and a lightweight cook stove into a single unit that weighs just 9.7 ounces.
Made of durable stainless materials the Crux stove’s 2 inch-diameter burner effectively distributes heat providing an even cooking surface for backcountry meals. Depending on altitude and temperature conditions this tiny powerhouse can boil a quart of water in as little as 3 minutes! An integrated foldable burner control allows you to adjust the height of the flame without any fear of burning your hand.
Three ergonomic serrated pot supports lend stability and accommodate most backpacking pots pans and skillets. Folded out of the way the pot supports tuck under the head of the burner.
Made of hard-anodized aluminum and employing a non-stick surface a .95L cookpot has an integrated heat-exchanger for efficient performance. An included lid doubles as a frypan. Measuring 4.9” x 6.5" the pot can enclose the stove a fuel canister (sold separately) and a folding utensil (also sold separately).
NOTE: The Crux stove requires the use of a canister of Optimus Gas (sold separately). A blend of 70% butane and 30% propane Optimus Gas provides consistent reliable 3-season backcountry performance. No priming or pumping is needed when using Optimus Gas canisters. An 8-ounce canister of Optimus Gas will provide up to 90 minutes of burn time at the highest maximum output.
- 0.95L hard-anodized non-stick aluminum pot with heat exchanger
- Fry pan doubles as a pot lid
- Crux backpacking stove included
- Nesting set packs down to 4.9” x 6.5”
- Set weighs 9.7 oz
- Fuel canistersold separately (not available for online purchase)
Best Use Backpacking Item Weight 9.7 oz (includes stove and cook set) Dimensions 4.9" x 6.5" Other Mesh Storage Bag Included Material Anodized aluminum Packed Size 4.9" x 6.5" Fuel Optimus Gas (butane/propane) canister Average Boil Time 3 min/L Burn Time Up to 90 Minutes on Maximum Output (Using 8 oz Canister) Stability Fair Cold Weather Performance Fair
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