We’ve read the reviews across the web for the Jetboil MiniMo Stove and summarize the results below:
PeakScore: 90 (out of 100)
User Rating: 4.5 stars
Expert Rating 4.3 stars
Pros & Cons
Reasons to buy:
- Far superior than the Jetboil Flash and well worth the extra money.
- Unlike other integrated stoves, this has a good simmer function.
- Boils water extremely fast.
- Easy and efficient to pack down and store in backpack.
- The wider bowl makes it easier to eat out of and can remove the need to bring a stand alone bowl.
- Can boil enough water in under 5 minutes for two freeze dried meals.
- The best integrated canister stove on the market.
- Fairly fuel efficient.
- One of the lightest integrated canister stoves.
- Performs well in low winds (8-10 mph).
- Like the Jetboil Flash except better features like simmering, lighter weight, and more fuel efficiency.
- Robust features that can be used beyond just for backpacking.
Reasons NOT to buy:
- Detaching the pot from the stove can sometimes be tricky.
- Igniter failed after short period of use and had to use matches to light.
- Can only use a pan if you buy the adapter piece.
- Not great for extremely cold weather use.
- The cup was a little flimsy.
- Heavier than simple stoves like the PocketRocket.
- The MSR Windburner is superior in windy conditions.
- Can be difficult to see the flame height.
The Jetboil MiniMo Stove will be the best integrated canister stove for the majority of backpackers. It is well designed, easy to use, and efficient. It can suffer in strong winds but its overall feature set is superior to most competitors.
User rankings were reviewed across the web and expert rankings were reviewed on outdoorgearlab, sectionhiker, compareoutdoorgear.