Recently we were sent Survival Hax’s Camping Cook Set to check out. A 10 piece mess-kit style set, designed for 1 to 2 people (though, for me, I’d say 1 person is perfect), and priced to buy at under $23. For a starter kit, especially for those just getting into backpacking or the outdoors, this is a good option. One doesn’t have to spend a lot to have a decent set to cook in.
- Whole set: 14¾ ounces.
- Pot, Lid & Frypan: 10¾ ounces.
- Pot: 5 ounces
- Pot with lid: 6 5/8 ounces
- Lid: 1¾ ounces.
- Frypan: 4 1/8 ounces.
- Bag: ½ ounce
- Spatula: 3/8 ounce.
- Loofah Scrubber: 1/8 ounce.
- Two bowls: 1¼ ounces.
- Soup ladle: ¾ ounce.
- Metal spork: 1 ounce
The pot/lid & frypan are well designed. Easy to use, and easy to clean. The handles are easy to pop open and don’t flop. However, do NOT use these over open flames (a fire) as you can and will melt the handles. Over a traditional hiker stove, they are great. I like the addition of the short spatula, bamboo is a favorite of mine. The spork I didn’t like. That is a personal preference though. I just don’t like metal on metal, and hate it on my teeth. I usually carry a bamboo spoon for eating. The loofah is a neat idea, though I know myself I’ll stick to my method: paper towel to wipe out pot.
As for the sizing, for one person, you will be able to boil water, fry up precooked bacon and cook some eggs if you hanker, and even cook a small meal in the pot. With a wide/shallow concept, water will boil fast, and cleanup is easy.
It’s also great as a set for having in your vehicle, or bug out kit, for emergency use (and yes, I do carry a stove, fuel and cooking set in my truck!).
It can also be purchased via Amazon, and is Prime friendly.
FTC Disclaimer: We received complimentary items for potential review.