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Description:

An advertisement for an early version of the Optimus butane backpacking stove. Lighter weight gear such as this helped make backpacking more accessible for ever larger numbers of hikers.

Collection:

Gear


Date:

1970s

Creator:

Optimus

Subject

Gear

Contributor

Mills Kelly

Format

Black and white photograph

Source:

http://sectionhiker.com

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Rights

None recorded.

Citation

Optimus, “Take Butane Backpacking,” Appalachian Trail Histories, accessed December 13, 2018, http://appalachiantrailhistory.org/items/show/475.
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