Camp Chef Summit vs Everest

Monday, April 29th 2019, 9:33 am
By: News On 6

Having a warm meal while you are out in the wilderness is a great way to bring some of the comforts of home with you. It can be nice to have a break from protein bars and granola once in a while.

This article compares Camp Chef Summit Stove and the Camp Chef Everest Stove. These two stoves are basically the same and have more similarities than differences.

We start out with the short list of ways these stoves are different from each other. The second section of this article describes the features you can find on both of these stoves.

Camp Chef Summit vs Everest



The Summit has a turn style ignition, similar to turning a key in a lock while the Everest has a simple push button to provide a spark.

Leveling feet

The Summit has leveling feet that got mixed reviews. The chief complaint was that the threads where the feet screwed in and out would strip easily and not work.

Besides the few complaints about the threads stripping in the leveling feet, we do see two significant inconveniences in using them.

First, you need to tip the stove up to adjust the feet by turning them in or out like a screw. Second, the total range for adjustment is less than half an inch.

The Everest does not have a leveling mechanism and requires a little DIY to provide a level cooking surface.

For both of these stoves your best bet is going to be starting out with a level surface to begin with.


This is the final difference between these two. The Everest comes in an orange color while the Summit has an almost fire truck red paint job.

Mountain Series Both of these camping stoves are part of the Camp Chef Mountain Series lineup.

With those minor differences out of the way, we move on to their similarities.


Here is a quick rundown of the features the Summit and the Everest share:

  • Dual burners with independent ignition and temperature controls
  • Each burner produces 20,000 BTUs while on high
  • Total cooking space of 317.25 square inches
  • Weighs 12 pounds
  • Wind guards on three sides
  • Burn propane as a fuel source
  • Removable cooking grates
  • Stainless steel drip pans
  • Part of the Mountain Series of Camp Chef Stoves

These stoves both provide a total of 40,000 BTUs over a significant cooking area.

The wind guards to the left and right of the cooking area have the option to fasten to the open lid. This creates a very stable setup when everything is locked in.

Be sure to check out these and other camping stove in the Camp Chef Mountain Series.

Camping Stoves

This is one article in our series of camping stove reviews. Be sure to check our site for more reviews by using the search bar on the right hand side near the top of the page. Other articles feature MSR, Jetboil and of course Coleman.
For a more general read about camping stoves and the features you may want to consider, check out this article.

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