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Jetboil Joule Group Cooking System

Family friendly - the Jetboil Joule Group Cooking System

Price:

$399.95

Our Rating:

If you want to boil water fast, you’re reading the right review.

Many readers will by now be familiar with Jetboil’s lightweight cooking systems aimed at mountaineers and backcountry users looking to save weight and bulk.

I adopted the Jetboil Sol system a couple of years ago as a weight saving measure, to help offset the extra load of lenses and tripod that I carry in the hills and have never looked back.

Worth considering for weight conscious family groups

The Jetboil system has its limitations though: output drops in the cold and at lower canister pressures, and it’s basically just a water boiling device; ‘cooking’ as such is not really possible in the tall, narrow pots, nor do they lend themselves to being useful for more than one or two people (I use a Sumo pot when with a...

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