Camp Chef Expedition 3x 3 Burner Stove Review

The Camp Chef Expedition 3x 3 Burner Stove is Camp Chef’s biggest, most powerful stand alone camping stove. It comes equipped with 3 x 30,000 BTU burners, which means each burner produces around three times the heat of the burners you’ll find on kitchen stoves in the home.

These facts alone give you a good impression of what this stand alone stove is capable of – cooking anything you can cook at home while being outdoors. Add to this the ease of setting the stove up, how quick it fires up, and the easy to use controls. Giving you a fun, easy cooking experience wherever you are.Camp Chef Expedition Stove

The Expedition 3×3 Burner Stove comes with a professional flat top griddle, three-sided windscreen, utensil and paper towel holders, regulator and 3ft hose, and removable/adjustable legs.

With all of these features and by just shear size, you might consider this in the Glamping category.  Although it would fit a glamping trip it also would be great on any trip where extra size is important.  It is quick and easy to set up, the griddle is easy to clean and the grease drain helps collect excess grease for disposal.

Setup and Design Features

There is very little to assemble with the Camp Chef Expedition, when you first unpack it you’ll have it up and ready in a few minutes. This is what people have come to expect from stand alone stoves, and the Expedition is very straight forward even if you have never used a outdoor stove before.  If you are new to camping and need a little primer on how to have a good trip check out this article.

It is surprising how much more you can do with the three burners as opposed to two like a lot of other models, such as the Camp Chef Explorer reviewed here.  Cooking an additional food type, or stir-frying while boiling some water and cooking is a lifesaver with larger groups of people.

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The easy to use knobs make controlling a simmer easy, or balancing the heat of different foods just as easy. With a three-sided windscreen you can protect the flame while cooking outside, and with the utensil and paper towel holders you can keep the cooking area clear of clutter.  Prices for the Camp Chef Expedition range from $260 to $400.

Dimensions – The Camp Chef Expedition has a 24” x 18” griddle, with an overall cooking area of 608” Sq. The cooking height is 31” and there is some room for adjustment with the legs.

The Pros

  • Three 30,000 high capacity BTU Burners
  • Paper towel holder included
  • Three-sided windscreenCamp Chef Carry Bag
  • Ready to use out of the box
  • Seasoned finish flat top griddle
  • Can cook many different foods at once
  • Great value for money

The Cons

  • Could benefit from more adjustable legs
  • Not one of the cheaper stoves on the market, suits the more seasoned outdoors people
  • Heavier than other models, 70lbs box weight

Insider Tips

The Camp Chef Expedition does not come with a carry bag, so I recommend you pick one up if you do not already have a suitable bag. It is important for you to protect the stove when travelling, it is all too easy to damage a knob or scratch the griddle when not covered.

Camp Chef Expedition Stove Summary

With an overall rating of 4.7 on Amazon the feedback is almost flawless. While the Expedition is not at the lower end of the price range, you are still getting good value for your money. This is an incredibly versatile, easy to use, reliable stove that will be a camping companion for many years to come.

This may look like a stove for the experienced outdoors person, but in reality it is a very good stove that has been made accessible to all. With emphasis on ease of set-up and use, anyone can get to grips using this stove right out of the box. Camp Chef makes a wide range of stoves and other outdoor products and are a brand you can trust.  That’s why we are more than comfortable recommending their products.

Conclusion

With the three high capacity burners, the Camp Chef Expedition is ideal for large camping groups. Being able to cook just about anything you would at home, there are no shortages of opportunities to use this stand alone camping stove outdoors.

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