MSR DuraLite Fry Pan

3 reviews
5-star:   3
4-star:   0
3-star:   0
2-star:   0
1-star:   0

Reviews

1

My backpacking style is lightweight. Most of my meals…

Rating: rated 5 of 5 stars
Price Paid: $25

My backpacking style is lightweight. Most of my meals only involve heating water and using a cozy to "simmer". I have been cooking with a Snowpeak 0.9 liter titanium pot into which I fit my alcohol supply and stove, pot gripper, spark source, windscreen, pot support, and a couple spoons.

But...my son has been asking for more home-like meals while on the trail, so I bought the MSR Duralite Fry Pan to handle pancakes and eggs in various forms.

What a pleasant surprise! I expected, and got, good non-stick performance from the interior coating and even heating from the just-thick-enough aluminum pan body. What I didn't expect was...

-- The pan sides are high enough to give me the same volume as my 0.9 liter pot, so I don't have to bring that pot too.

-- The broad and dark pan bottom absorb heat much more efficiently than my titanium pot did. I switched from a top burner alcohol stove to a cat can sideburner (both homemade), and am getting much faster boils on less fuel.

-- No handle = no wasted weight, assuming that you already have a pot holder.

This fry pan is much more versatile than one would expect. You can use it to cook almost any stovetop type meal. It's a good choice for single pan duty serving a couple lightweight backpackers. The setup would be perfect if MSR sold their lid separately. I've made do with a plastic plate that happens to fit.

Wish I'd figured this setup out before forking over the dough for the titanium setup.

0

i love this pan! When they say nonstick, they mean…

Rating: rated 5 of 5 stars

i love this pan! When they say nonstick, they mean nonstick. It heats pretty fast. u get ur money's worth with this pan.

0

Overall a great pan. Heats evenly and quickly. Non-slip…

Rating: rated 5 of 5 stars
Price Paid: $9

Overall a great pan. Heats evenly and quickly. Non-slip surface on bottom is a great feature. Cleans fairly easy.

MSR DuraLite Fry Pan

Discontinued

The DuraLite Fry Pan has been discontinued.

previously retailed for:
$15.95 - $25.00

The MSR DuraLite Fry Pan is not available from the stores we monitor. It was last seen January 15, 2013 at Mountain Gear.

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