Stove type: Backpacking stoves are loosely categorized by the type of fuel they use. While most liquid-fuel stoves run on white gas, you do have other options. Best Backpacking Stoves: Trail Designs Caldera, the best alcohol stove system, and JetBoil, the best canister stove system. What makes these systems “best” is that they are fuel efficient, wind-resistant, stable and stow into a small package. Which is the best for you?….