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How to Make a Fancy Feast Cat Food Can Backpacking Stove [VIDEO]

This backpacking stove is inexpensive, easy to make, and perfect for the solo outdoorsman.

All the backpacking stove takes to construct is a can of Fancy Feast cat food, a magic marker, a hole punch, and some tin foil to make a wind screen.

Watch the video to see how easy it really is to make this backpacking stove.

This homemade backpacking stove is one of the lightest available, homemade or otherwise. The fact that it costs less than $10 is another benefit.

Andrew Skurka has been using this stove for the last nine years on expeditions to remote and far away places all over the world. If it works for him, I think it would be perfect for the weekend warrior, hunter, or fisherman making an extended backcountry trip.

This backpacking stove is designed for one person, but a tuna can can be substituted if two or more people will be cooking on the stove.

How to Make a Fancy Feast Cat Food Can Backpacking Stove [VIDEO]