Battle of the Burners: Jetboil Flash Vs Minimo Vs Stash Stove Performance Showdown

Are you ready to supercharge your outdoor adventures with a high-performance, reliable stove? In this article, we will dive into the world of Jetboil stoves by comparing the Flash, Minimo and Stash models. Get ready to discover the unique features of each model and make the perfect choice for your next wilderness getaway. Let’s go!

Discover Jetboil Stoves: Flash, Minimo and Stash

In 2001, Dwight Aspinwall and Perry Dowst shook up outdoor cooking with the launch of the first stove Jetboil. Thanks to their revolutionary technology FluxRing, these stoves provide superior heat transfer, significantly reducing boiling time. In addition, integrating an efficient gas regulator, they are capable of operating even in extreme temperatures of up to -42°C.

Jetboil Flash: Performance and Features

THE Jetboil Flash is known for its extreme rapid boiling. In just 100 seconds, it can boil 500ml of water, making it the fastest in the Jetboil range. With a baking cup FluxRing With a capacity of 1 liter and an insulating socket, it is perfect for 1 to 2 people.

  • Ultra-Rapid Boiling: 100 seconds for 500 ml of water.
  • Capacity: 1 liter with insulating sleeve.
  • Practical ignition: Push button with thermochromatic indicator.
  • Compatible Accessories: Coffee press, hanging kit, frying pan, and more.
  • Weight: 371g
  • Dimensions: 10.41 cm x 18.03 cm

Jetboil Minimo: Versatility and Comfort

THE Jetboil Minimo excels in its gradual heat regulation, going from light simmer to full boil. This stove is ideal for cooking a variety of dishes, thanks to its metal handles and cup FluxRing optimized for a low spoon angle.

  • Heat regulation: From simmer to boil.
  • Metal Handles: For comfortable use.
  • Push-button igniter: Reliability down to -6°C.
  • Weight: 400g
  • Dimensions: 12.7 cm x 14 cm
  • Included: Pot holder and fuel stabilizer.

Jetboil Stash: Lightness and Compactness

THE Jetboil Stash is the star of ultra-light stoves, weighing only around 200g. Designed for hikers looking to minimize the weight of their gear, it can boil 800ml of water in 2.5 minutes.

  • Ultra-Light Weight: Approximately 200 g.
  • Compact Design: Nestable for easy transport.
  • Cooking Pot: With lid and pouring handle.
  • Heating Efficiency: Boil in 2.5 minutes.

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Each Model

Here is a summary of the strengths and limitations of each Jetboil stove model:
JetboilFlash:

  • Advantages: Stability on rough terrain, rapid ignition, gas savings, excellent durability.
  • Cons: High price, limited versatility for cooking, heavier weight than ultralight alternatives.

Jetboil Minimo:

  • Advantages: Fast heating, easy to use, compact, efficient in difficult conditions.
  • Disadvantages: Risk of burns on handles, requires caution when handling.

Jetboil Stash:

  • Advantages: Ultra-light, efficient, durable, compact.
  • Disadvantages: Lack of piezo, lack of thermal insulation, basic and less versatile design.

Feedback from Advisors

To evaluate these stoves, we entrusted them to our technical advisors.
Jules, advisor in Chambéry, used the Jetboil Flash and was impressed by its lightness and reliability, even in rough terrain.
Elise from Grenoble tested the Jetboil Minimo and particularly appreciated its speed and efficiency during hikes at altitude.
As for Loïc, advisor in Toulouse, his Jetboil Stash has proven itself to be efficient with an ultra-light weight ideal for summer hikes.
In short, despite some minor limitations, stoves Jetboil stand out for their performance, ease of use and robustness, making them ideal choices for hiking and bivouac enthusiasts.