Last Updated on August 4, 2020
If you’d prefer something other than a propane tent heater or electric/battery tent heater, there is always the tent wood stove. Wood burning tent stoves require some specifics when using with a tent. If you’re looking for a tent to use with a wood stove, we recommend looking at our best canvas tent article which which confirms which of our picks is a tent with stove jack. We fell the Camp Chef Alpine Heavy Duty Cylinder Stove is your best option for a tent stove.
The Camp Chef website describes the tent stove as: “There is no fiddling around after purchase trying to find a damper, internal log grate, spark arrestor, or accessory shelves. These items in addition to a five-piece nesting pipe are included with our Alpine Cylinder Stove package.
Each component is designed to fit inside the stove, along with the removable legs, for easy storage and transport. We have even drilled the hole for you for installing your pipe damper. A roomy cook top and door damper makes it easy to control the heat for cooking chores. If you need more hot water the stove has been designed to take a standard wood stove water heater and it will also nest inside.”
Additional features include: Wire form shelf/drying rack. Adjustable legs for uneven ground. All parts store neatly inside stove for easy transportation. Features water tank brackets (tank sold separately). 10 ft. chimney height with 6” diameter tapering to 5” pipe hole. Chimney damper & spark arrestor. Door damper and fire grate for efficient burning. Heavy duty steel construction. 20″ x 7″ multipurpose shelf/drying racks that can dry clothes, dishes or store items. Flat top surface provides an area to cook on. Read All Customer Reviews on Amazon
Of all the wood burning tent stoves for sale, the American made Colorado Cylinder Stoves Alpine Package might be the ultimate. It is more expensive than most options, but the features might be worth it for you.
The Colorado Cylinder Stoves website says the following: The Alpine stove is made of heavy 10 and 12 gauge steel, and is reinforced under the top and door to prevent warping. The water tank is made of 20 gauge stainless steel and is welded water tight. All edges have been hemmed over for safety and rigidity.
- Perfect for tents 16’x20′ or 20’x24′
- 28″L x 18″W x 14.5″H
- 25″ Tall with Legs
- Weight: 103 lbs
- 5″ Stove Pipe Hole
- Volume 3.3 cu.ft.
- Holds heat for 7-8 hour