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, "Jay Strine" <hundyff@...> wrote:
> I need information on the Jet Boil Stove. I have used a MSR
> Whisperlite since they first came out in the mid 80's. I just
> purchased a Jet Boil. I am going on a hike in August, the elevation
> will be 10,300ft. I was told that the stove will not work effectively
> at that altitude. I know white gas is better, but I only need to boil
> water and that is all. Has anyone used a jet boil at high altitude
> and what was your expierence. Any help would be appreciated.
> Thank you
> Jay Strine
I've used the past two years without any problems. I did the entire
JMT on one 250gm cannister with four 12oz boils/day for 13 days.
I even used the cheaper Gigapower fuel.
The Jet Boil and MSR Cannister is a better fuel mixture. The
efficienty does decrease a bit as the cannister nears empty. I even
used for snowcamping and although it doesnen't work as well as white
gas for melting snow if you take steps to keep the cannister warm it
still does the job.