Some of our favorite adventures
1897 - The Andree expedition packs a Primus stove and attempts to reach the North Pole.
1911 - Roald Amundsen packs a Primus stove and heads south to the pole.
1915 - Sir Ernest Shackleton uses Primus stoves to feed the crew of the James Caird, a lifeboat from the ice-locked Endurance Ship.
1953 - Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay bring a Primus stove up Mount Everest.
1996 - Göran Kropp uses a Primus stove when he bicycled to Mount Everest and back after summiting.
2006 - Renata Chlumska departs on a 480-day self-supported adventure traveling on bike and in kayak, equipped with a Primus stove.
Since developing the Primus No. 1, we have met the needs of adventurers all over the world–to supply reliable cooking equipment that enables expeditions to the world’s highest mountains, travel to far-off places with extreme conditions, or for relaxing weekend adventures.