One of my favorite pieces of survival, backpacking, and camping gear. It's lightweight, simple, and shrinks down to a manageable size. It's tough so you can give it to your kids during a blackout and it's safer than a candle, less expensive than a flashlight.
In my books, my lead character carried a canister stove in his pack. It’s a stove he’s familiar with through backpacking. The reason I selected that particular stove is that I am familiar with it through backpacking, too, and it has served me well over the years. That stove is the