Cautions around use of Wood Burner Stoves
Practice using it. Because you don’t want to waste your time learning how to use this gas-less stove at the end of a long hiking day.
Under no circumstances should wood burning stoves be used indoors. In addition to it been dangerous the stove is likely to smoke out the dwelling.
Check to see if any restrictions are in place which prevent the use of wood burning stoves. For example some campsites may prohibit the use of wood burning stoves.
Always use under supervision, do not leave stove unattended and ensure any embers are fully extinguished after use. Furthermore take care in touching the pot. Ensure the pots handles are extended before use and away from the flames.
Cover the bottom of you pot with foil to make cleaning the pot easier. Doing this the foil will become black from the smoke instead of the pot.