DURALITE CLASSIC
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DURALITE CLASSIC
Lightweight, nonstick cookware reduces the drudgery in wilderness dining.


DURALITE CLASSIC
Contents: 50- and 67-ounce hard-anodized* aluminum pots, lid, panhandler and dish towel. The good: weighs 18 ounces, can serve two generously, ties with GSI and Primus products for durability. The bad: coating scratches easily, ties with GSI set as slowest to boil water, no carry sack. $56. (800) 531-9531. www.msrcorp.com


Text by Scott Doggett
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SNOW PEAK TREK COMBO NS
SNOW PEAK TREK COMBO NS
Contents: 47- and 30-ounce pots, 17-ounce lid/frying pan, 8-ounce lid/frying pan. The good: vertical design eases backpack packing, weighs 18.2 ounces, fastest boil time by far, can serve two. The bad: most easily scratched, plus no scrub cloth, dish towel or sack. $65. (503) 697-3330, www.snowpeak.com ()
BACKPACKER’S PANTRY EVOLUTION BENCHMARK
BACKPACKER’S PANTRY EVOLUTION BENCHMARK
Contents: 67- and 50-ounce pots, 7-ounce skillet, lid, panhandler, scrub cloth, mesh sack. The good: best nonstick coating, can easily serve two, wallet pleaser. The so-so: middle-of-the-road boil time. The bad: weighs 26.8 ounces. $46. (303) 581-0518, www.backpackerspantry.com ()
PRIMUS LITECH
PRIMUS LITECH
Contents: Hard-anodized aluminum 71- and 57-ounce pots, lid, panhandler, mesh bag. The good: relatively large pots can serve three generously, second-fastest boil time, weighs 19.6 ounces. The bad: does not come with scrub cloth or dish towel. $43. (800) 543-9124, www.suuntousa.com ()
GSI OUTDOORS ANODIZED BOILER
GSI OUTDOORS ANODIZED BOILER
Contents: 40- and 16-ounce pots, lid, mesh sack. The good: extremely lightweight at 13 ounces, yet can still serve two, a wallet buddy at a mere $25. The bad: no scrub cloth or dish towel (not exactly deal killers at this price), relatively slow to boil. (800) 704-4474, www.gsioutdoors.com ()
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