The Alpine Wide Pot is designed for mountain climbing, backpacking, and overland traveling. The advanced burner head and very fine flame control sets the Alpine Pot Wide apart from the competition, and allows proper cooking of rice, pasta, noodles and eggs. It can also boil water safely and efficiently. The control knob is retractable for convenience and accessibility. The textile cozy helps to insulate the pot and protect hands from the heat. It’s robust construction and excellent build quality will keep it working reliably through years of use.