You can finally throw out that dirty, crumpled aluminum foil windscreen you used when it came time for cooking as a 12-year old boy scout. Grub Hub has decided to create a clever alternative to a camp stove windscreen, and it is a far more versatile and useful solution.

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As you probably recall, Grub Hub is a company we told you about a few weeks back. In that story, we were impressed with how they had managed to pack an entire kitchen into a suitcase. It seems adding comfort and convenience to the outdoors is part of their strategy, because their latest offering is a welcome upgrade to that familiar chunk of metal we often carry in our packs.

The Cirque Camp Kitchen and Windscreen is basically a pack-friendly transformer with multiple uses. Unlike its aluminum predecessor that you would fold and put inside your kitchen kit, this windscreen doubles as a pouch that wraps around all your kitchen gear. It sets up like a miniature tent with foldable poles, or shock corded carbon tubing, and can be staked down in high wind with loops on each of the bottom corners.

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When set up, this portable kitchen looks like a half tipi with a shelf strapped across the top using Velcro. This removable organizer holds items such as utensils, spices and smaller ingredients, as well as cleaning supplies. The whole package weighs in at 6 oz. or about twice the weight of an aluminum screen. It measures 2” x 3” x 12” closed or 12” x 18” x 18” when opened, and is made of 1.9 oz. ripstop nylon and Nomex brand fabrics that come in dark grey, silver, and orange colors.

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The Cirque Camp Kitchen is in pre-production now, and is schedules to start shipping at the beginning of December. You can pre-order one here

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