by Diane Spicer
The best backpacking titanium cookware is an investment.
But it's not that much of an investment over aluminum, all things considered.
Read on for tips about the best backpacking titanium cookware sets for your next trip.
Because you've got to eat, and the best cook sets are a great investment in successful backpacking meals.
If pack weight doesn't matter much, go with heavier aluminum cookware.
But if you're the lucky backpacker lugging your own set of camping gear, spring for the titanium cookware.
It's as light as you can get!
But we'll keep going.
More reasons why titanium is your friend on the backpacking trail:
It heats up quickly and stays hot, allowing you to save fuel.
Titanium is used in hip joint replacement and other orthopedic procedures, so you know it's got to be durable and resistant to dings and dents.
If you pay attention while cooking, you will avoid burned food on the bottom of the pan due to the rounded corners.
Put that all together and you have lightweight, conductive, durable and easy to clean cookware.
What's not to love in this type of backpacking cook set?
Well, titanium cookware can be...
Note that price and number of pieces included in the cookware set go hand in hand.
So before you write off the best backpacking titanium cookware as being beyond your budget, be sure you're looking at the correct package for your needs: solo, duo, or groups.
If you're a solo backpacker, carry the bare essentials in a camp kitchen, like this mini solo cookset.
Tip: Be careful about cook times, as the surfaces are not coated to prevent sticking.
$65, more or less.
If you have more than just yourself along on your backcountry adventure, or you want a versatile set that you can swap out as needed, try something a little beefier, like this multi piece yet still compact cookware set.
If you treat this backpacking cookware set right, you'll have a functional, practical, lightweight kitchen for your entire hiking career.
The cost? $95 U.S. or so.
Take the long view on these prices.
Less than $100 spread over 10 years of backpacking is a smart investment.
If you'd prefer to have non-stick surfaces, you can find a great set right here.
Invest a little in a well made, durable backpacking cook set today, enjoy it a lot in the future!
That's what I love about titanium cookware, and you will, too.
If you need more backpacking kitchen ideas, gotcha covered!
I'll end with a very important question:
So what are you going to cook up using your new backpacking cook set?
Best Backpacking Titanium Cookware
About the author
Diane is the founder of Hiking For Her.
She's been on a hiking trail somewhere in the world for 5+ decades & loves to share her best hiking tips right here.
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