There are different types of propane stoves available in the market today. The price ranges from $25 to $150 dollars depending on the specification, where you are heading and how many persons are coming with you on your wilderness trip. The cheapest stove that fuels on propane is a single burner stove that is frameless but has a burner grid that is chrome plated that can support most pans or pots that you will be bringing with you. It has a "dura-base' that holds the stove in place and contains a stand that prevents it from tipping. This type of stove is quite handy, smaller in size and lighter too as compared to some other stoves available in the market. You have to bear in mind that you cannot use this type of stove indoors especially in the inside of a tent.
There is another type of single burner stove that utilizes propane. It costs almost the same as the stove discussed in the preceding paragraph. propane stove. propane stove. However, it is heavier and wider than the first due to the protective shell that protects the fire from the wind while cooking. One other advantage of this type of stove is that it will not be toppled easily. However, it utilizes a bigger space as compared to the other stove of the same price range.
If you prefer a stove that you could cook food simultaneously, you will have the option to purchase a propane stove that has multiple burners. There are stoves in these models that are made of cast iron, a propane grill stove or the heavy-duty one that weighs 17 lbs. The three types of stoves can only be used outdoors and the three differs only on the price in which the heaviest is the most expensive of the three. Of the three double burner stoves, it is the grill that is easier to carry than the two. If you and your family are the type who loves to grill outdoors, especially during camping trips, the grill model is the ideal stove for you.
All of the stoves mentioned above are fueled with propane since it is practical and safer to use. The gas is stored in disposable cylinders and can be disposed of once it becomes empty. But you have to make sure that you will dispose it in a responsible manner. Do not leave it on the camping site for it contains hazards and chemicals that could injure some wild animals.