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Everyday can be an adventure

At Primus we have an ambition to provide outdoor lovers, like ourselves, with the freedom to explore. It’s an aspiration that gives us a very simplistic view on life - that every day is a potential adventure, that the spirit of adventure can make a humdrum day into a great day.

More than scaling Everest or trekking through Mongolia, to us, it means adventure is a humble walk in the woods, a picnic at the beach, a single spark of imagination. It’s for this reason that we’ve spent the past 125 years dedicated to engineering and perfecting outdoor cooking equipment for adventures of any size. Because, big or small, we believe adventures start from a good meal. Because food fuels our bodies and eating inspires our imaginations. Our latest campfire range is dedicated to these beliefs. Because every day deserves adventure, because every day can be a great day, because when you’ve fed well today can be whatever you want it to be.

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Melting snow for a brew with the Prime Tech stove and heat exchanger pot  © Dan Bailey

Primus PrimeTech and MicronTrail Stoves

Primus have brought out a number of new gas stoves for spring/summer 2017. We've taken a look at two models from opposite ends of the range, the compact MicronTrail Stove, and the heavyweight but powerful PrimeTech Stove set.


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Christmas Gift Guide: Goodies for £40 and Under

Christmas is nearly here, and as usual we've left present buying til the last minute. From seasonal staples like hats and torches to climbing hardwear and ultralight packs, here are some ideas that won't break the bank.

Primus TrailBreak montage  © Dan Bailey
Primus TrailBreak montage  © Dan Bailey

Primus TrailBreak EX Flask

The new TrailBreak EX Vacuum Bottle from Primus is a sturdy and effective flask. It's ideal for winter hillwalks, says Dan Bailey, but is it a bit heavy for climbing?

Winter Gas and Gravity stove - a good combination for cold weather cooking  © Dan Bailey
Winter Gas and Gravity stove - a good combination for cold weather cooking  © Dan Bailey

Primus Winter Gas and Gravity stove

It's still nippy on the hills - at least between dusk and dawn, when a stove gets the most use. Dan Bailey tests a combination of burner and fuel from Primus designed for colder conditions: Winter Gas and the Gravity stove.

Primus Lite+  © Jack Geldard
Primus Lite+  © Jack Geldard

Primus Lite+

The Lite+ from Primus is one of the lightest and smallest stoves of this 'stove system' type on the market, making it a good choice for summer...

Rob on the bivvy as nightfall approaches. Everest in the background.  © Jack Geldard
Rob on the bivvy as nightfall approaches. Everest in the background.  © Jack Geldard

Compact Stove Systems

When I first saw a JetBoil back in 2004 I remember being highly cynical, too specialised and very limited in terms in its uses....

The Primus ExpressLander multi-fuel camping stove  © UKC Articles
The Primus ExpressLander multi-fuel camping stove  © UKC Articles

The Primus ExpressLander Stove

Mark Glaister takes a look at the new Primus ExpressLander multi-fuel camping stove, which will run many fuels ranging from LPgas to...

Primus Omnilite Ti Stove  © Jon Miles
Primus Omnilite Ti Stove  © Jon Miles

Primus OmniLite Ti Stove

Jonathan Miles tests the lightweight version of the Primus OmniFuel. The Primus OmniLite Ti won a Gold award for outstanding...


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Gear up for summer camping with the Primus Tupike

Create the ultimate basecamp set-up this summer with the high-performance Tupike stove from Swedish expert Primus. Pairing powerful burners with a feature-packed design, the Tupike will make short work of catering for multiple hungry people and is...

Any-weather adventures are easy with the Primus PrimeTech cooking system

The days are getting longer and bank holiday season is on its way. If you're planning on exploring the outdoors or tackling a new route this spring, make sure unpredictable weather doesn't put a dampener on your...

Gear up for Christmas with Primus

If you're struggling to find the perfect present for the outdoor-lover in your life, look no further than Primus' latest collection of festive gifts and stocking fillers. From high-specification flasks to nifty knives and gadgets, the Scandinavian...

Primus stoves offer performance without compromise

When it is just you and your backpack in the great outdoors, miles away from civilisation, you need to...

Primus PrimeTech - the gold standard in outdoor stoves…

Better for your wallet, better for the environment, better for you. The Primus PrimeTech Stove Set...

TrailBreak square  © Primus
TrailBreak square  © Primus

Primus TrailBreak Vacuum Bottle

With a new tapered shape and easy grip design, the Primus TrailBreak Vacuum Bottle is the perfect companion for serious...

Wide feet give a stable platform, and the pan supports take big pots  © Dan Bailey
Wide feet give a stable platform, and the pan supports take big pots  © Dan Bailey

Independent proof: Award winning Primus Winter Gas works

Multi award-winning Primus Winter Gas, with its innovative vapour mesh, improves the performance of...


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Competition WINNERS - Win one of two Primus Lite+ Stove Sets

Camping season is here at last and to celebrate, Primus has teamed up with UKC to offer two readers the chance to win a Primus Lite+ Stove Set worth £115.

Win a bundle of winter essentials from Primus  © Primus
Win a bundle of winter essentials from Primus  © Primus

Competition WINNER - Win a bundle of winter essentials from Primus worth over £260

Primus is giving you good reason to celebrate the arrival of winter by offering one UKC user the chance to win an amazing winter kit bundle including its award-winning OmniLite TI multi-fuel stove, some Primus...

Primus Micron Trail  © Primus
Primus Micron Trail  © Primus

Competition WINNER - WIN a PRIMUS MicronTrail with piezo & regulator

According to our gear reviewer Dan Bailey, the new Primus MicronTrail stove lives up to its claim as a ‘little, big performer’ citing it as producing ‘a fair amount of power for (the stove’s) very reasonable weight.’  ...

Primus Trailbreak EX Competition  © UKC Gear
Primus Trailbreak EX Competition  © UKC Gear

Competition WINNERS - Win 1 of 3 PRIMUS TrailBreak EX Vacuum Flasks

TrailBreak EX vacuum insulated bottles are made from high grade stainless steel making them rugged...

Primus Comp Shot  © Primus
Primus Comp Shot  © Primus

Competition WINNER - Win a Primus OmniLite Ti and Silencer

This year iconic Swedish stove brand Primus is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the launch of the world's...


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