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Hekla fire box

For cooking or heating on the go, it's the ideal portable solution


Our fire box, Hekla, gives off plenty of heat with very little smoke. Makes it easy to grill, cook, or just enjoy the heat and light! Its clever design means that it takes up very little space when packed. Normally, when you make a fire direct on the ground, a bed of coals builds up quickly. Wood stumps roll to the edges gently smoking.

Visible smoke contains non-combusted gases. Insufficient combustion gives three negative effects: the degree of efficiency is unsatisfactory, tar particles in the smoke burn your eyes and because the smoke is relatively cold, it does not rise so easily.

The Tentipi® fire box solves all these problems in a clever way. Many holes in the bottom provide the fire with sufficient oxygen. This both increases the combustion efficiency as well as the heat produced. Therefore, wood added to the fire burns better. The frame around the fire reflects the heat which ignites the wood stumps which would otherwise produce smoke.

Wood fuel use is reduced by 75 percent and there is much less risk for eye burning smoke.

The fire box is indispensible if you are going to build a fire on snow. The legs fold out and can be placed on branches or other support material on the snow, thereby preventing the fire box from sinking into the snow.

Hekla 7 footprint

Hekla 7

Perfect for hiking as an alternative to a spirit stove set. Throws off a comfortable heat which, for our smaller Nordic tipis, is sufficient if temperature is only a few degrees below zero.

Size when in use (cm): 34x22x12
Size when packed (cm): 32x11x2
Weight (kg): 1.0
Hekla 30

Large enough for making big fires. Good for Nordic tipi size 7 and larger. When packed flat, it’s so small and compact it can be taken everywhere.

Size when in use (cm): 50x32x18
Size when packed (cm): 49x17x3
Weight (kg): 3.7
All Tentipi® Adventure tents are designed to be used with an open fire or stove; it is this feature that makes them a home from home in all weather conditions. But please make sure you are fully competent to deal with the risks involved, before striking that match. Read, understand and follow the instructions and fire safety advice that come with your tent.

Design features and fabrics

Find out what makes our Adventure Nordic tipis so special.

Read our fire safety document

Learn how to use fire safely in our Nordic tipis.

Adventure catalogue

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