Code: WINTER20

Description

Fast food, coffee, and snow-melting when you need it most.

The simplified Jetboil Zip delivers the same quick boil times as the Jetboil cook systems of yesteryear, but in a sleek packaged that weighs less. The Zip’s butane-powered stove stores inside the its 27-ounce insulated cup, and the system is very easy to assemble so you can have dinner ready in a hurry.

  • Intuitive Jetboil design is easy to set up with cold hands and will boil 16 ounces of water in about two minutes
  • Adjustable burner lets you conserve fuel or quickly heat a hot drink in the event of an emergency
  • The cup features the same dependable anodized aluminum FluxRing as all other Jetboil cups
  • Neoprene cozy insulates your hands from heat and features a nylon handle for easy passing in the tent
  • Drink-through lid features a pour spout and strainer for easy noodle cooking at camp
  • Bottom cover can be used as a bowl and is graduated so you can use it as a measuring cup
  • Compatible with all other Jetboil accessories (sold separately)

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Is pot stabilizer included?

Is pot stabilizer included?

Responded on

Hey Pablo,

Thanks for your question.

It comes with the orange fuel canister support but it does not come with the attachable metal pot stabilizer. That is sold separately - http://www.jetboil.com/Products/Locking-Pot-Support-and-Stabilizer-Kit/

I hope this helps.

Best Answer Responded on

Hey Pablo,

Just want to add that the removal of the pot stabilizer is a running change going into effect with the 2014 models.

Can I use an 8in GSI Pinnacle pot with...

Can I use an 8in GSI Pinnacle pot with this stove?

Best Answer Responded on

You could probably get away with it but, it wont sit nicely on the stove. This stove is really only meant to be used with Jet Boil accessories. This way you can lock the pot to the stove, in a pinch the stove will heat the GSI pot just wont be pretty.

4 5

I like it!

I used it for the first time this weekend. It worked great. Melted snow quickly and boiled water quickly. The only thing and it might just be me but I had trouble lighting it. I dont know why but it took a several tries to get it to ignite. I was at 7,000ft. I dont now if that plays a part.

So I just tried to cook a package of the Pasta Sides you can get at the grocery store. It didnt go so well. It calls for 16oz of water (which easily fits in the Jetboil. Then add the ingredients and bring to a boil. When it starts to boil it spills over and makes a huge mess. I tried to adjust the heat level but didnt seem to have much effect. Maybe use less water? Anyone else tried making Pasta Side in a Jetboil?

5 5

You'll be very happy with a Jetboil Zip

  • Gender: Male
  • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

This was my stove on the AT - I loved it. Boils in a flash, high quality construction, and you can fit its complementary pieces (and the smaller fuel canister) inside of it for storage. I used to be a professional cook for 5 years, and I can't be happier with how this performed on the trail. No complaints. Great product.

I recently ordered this from Backcountry....

I recently ordered this from Backcountry. I love the stove, but the pictures for the product shows the pot stabilizer as part of the stove. I received the orange base/fuel stabilizer, but the pot burner stabilizer was not included.
Should it have been? Or do I need to order one?

Responded on

Hey Brady,
The pot stabilizer is sold separately, sorry about the confusion.

Best Answer Responded on

Brady,

Part of the confusion may be because the Jetboil Zip Cooking System was once sold with the pot stabilizer included, but Jetboil has decided to make this an add-on item for this model going forward.

5 5

Great and Fast Product

  • Familiarity: I've used it several times

Took this on a 2 week road trip on the west coast and loved being able to make hot tea fast and easy in the morning. Plan on using it for many more road trips and camping excursions. Highly recommend this.

5 5

Great Product

  • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

This product is great for many reasons. Not only does the zip system boil water within minutes on a blistering cold night/morning but it fits and stores so well in you backpack for multiple packing days. I have had my zip system for 2 years now and love it! I use the cooking system for other pots and pans as well. The bigger jetboil cooking systems are nice...but in the end , the zip is well worth the buy, because if you are like me and love to use every space you can in your bag...then the zip is the way to go.

Great Product
4 5

Nice stove, but one issue

  • Gender: Male
  • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

My only gripe with this stove is that the knob that regulates the fuel is too small and slippery. In fact, while cooking some ramen noodles I nearly blew myself up (lol!). I took my eyes off the stove just for a second and I had boiling water overflowing. Since the knob was so small, it was a sketchy situation trying to turn down the fuel with boiling water overflowing. With the more expensive Jetboil's, the fuel knob is longer piece of wire that extends out more, making it a heck of a lot easier to turn the fuel on or off. My friends still laugh about that time I almost blew myself up with the Jetboil.

Outside of the fuel knob issue, this is a great stove. Lightweight, packs easily, and boils extremely fast. As far as the specific Jetboil ZIP model, I would recommend spending the extra $20 and getting the Jetboil PCS, just for the extended fuel knob. Although, most people probably are a lot more careful when cooking than I am.

Nice stove, but one issue
5 5

Great portability for hot food

  • Familiarity: I've used it several times

Great product for backpacking or car camping. Boils water in about 45 seconds, even at 14,000-plus feet (I like to enjoy a hot meal after a peak climb). Ideal for dehydrated meal packages, instant mash potatoes, noodles, or frozen vac sealed meals. Weighs very little and the fuel canisters tend to last me surprisingly long.

4 5

Simple, Light, and instant

  • Familiarity: I've used it several times

I really like my Jet. Awhile back, my friends where using jetboil while I used my MSR Whisper. I wanted one! I love my MSR Whisper and I still use it depending on where and when. But for light and warmer weather outings, I have the Jetboil. I like this smaller one, like how simple it is and quick it boils. I like that it comes with a pan adapter so if I want to pan fry I can. I have used this Jetboil in all conditions and works great except for winter camping trips that get below -10. The compressed fuel canisters don't like that kind of cold and you have to warm up the canister to get the flame hot. I will be using my MSR for this kind of weather. BUT, this is a must have. Even for Mountaibiking!

5 5

Simple, Easy to use and pack

I have used several different backpacking stoves (MSR Whisperlite, Homemade Alcohol Stove) and I am very impressed by the JetBoil zip. Got mine on sale from BackCountry for $60 with free shipping. Because I use my stove primarily for boiling water and making soups/dried meals, the jetboil is perfect for me. Although not as light as the homemade alcohol can stove, it is much faster, reliable and windproof. Everything stores nicely in the cup and the insulated grip is also nice. Long distance ultra-lite hikers may want to stick with the soda can stove, but for a few nights on the trail, nothing seems better than the jetboil zip. It's ease of setup and quick boiling time make it ideal for mountaineering and colder-weather treks where you can make a hot cup of tea or ramen without much time. As far as altitude/colder temperatures....it takes longer to boil water in general in both conditions, which requires more fuel/time no matter what you are using to cook. All in all, I'd recommend the Jetboil zip to any solo hiker or mountaineer who wants a great quality stove at just a little more weight.

5 5

Great!

I got this for my boyfriend that enjoys camping and he absolutely loves it. It works great! We have used it every camping trip we've been on. It's convenient and lights easily, even with a flint spark!

Can I fly with this system in my carry-on?...

Can I fly with this system in my carry-on? (without the butane fuel of course)

Responded on

I would check with TSA but I don't see a reason why you wouldn't be able to

Responded on

I did today, it's totally fine. They asked if it was a coffee maker! haha I wouldn't worry about it at all.

How many people could his stove cook for...

How many people could his stove cook for on a 3 day backpacking trip?

Best Answer Responded on

This stove would be suitable for a small (2-3) group on a 3-day backpacking trip. Without the ability to use a frying pan you are limited in cooking bigger meals and have to utilize one pot wonders, which are great. If you chose to go the dehydrated food way that would be an option as you would use the stove just to boil water and not heat/cook food, you can take a look here http://www.backcountry.com/entrees.

Responded on

Yeah, you could pull off 2-3 people, but you're going to burn more fuel with separate boiling/cooking for each additional person. It's still only really a solo pot, with the ability to only boil 1/2L of water at a time. That's generally about enough for a 2-person freeze-dried entree from Mountain House, although I've seldom seen anyone not eat most or all of that sized serving by themselves. Also, cooking up "regular food" is still only going to get you the same volume as well at one time...pretty much one person...maybe. With several people, or even a couple, you would probably be better off splitting the components of a separate stove/pot/fuel set-up with at least a 1.5-2L pot if you want to all eat at one time and keep the fuel use to a minimum.

5 5

Awesome!

This thing works great! Was in the woods for three days, used it for cooking and making coffee with no problems at all. In the summer heat of Kentucky, it boils water in a lot less time than advertised!

5 5

Kicks Butt

Took this on a rim-to-rim hike in the Grand Canyon. My dad brought an MSR stove. I boiled water 4 times over for 4 people's dehydrated meals in the time it took him to get the 1 to a boil. At the end of the trip, I gave the stove to my dad as a gift for putting the whole trip together. Now, I'm going to replace it with the exact same model.