The No-Fuel GoSun Go Cooks Food at 550°F with Clean Solar Energy
How does a solar-powered oven this lightweight create that much heat?
Let’s face it — preparing meals while camping is a lot more “romantic” than it is in real life. Especially if you’re solo camping or backpacking.
For starters, you’ve got to lug around all your pots and cooking utensils. Then, you’ve got to try not to burn yourself while hunched over a flame that doesn’t have a dial. And of course, that’s assuming you’re able to start the fire without any issues.
So it’s no surprise that the cleantech wizards over at GoSun came up with an ultra-portable version of their Fusion hybrid electric oven.
Don’t let the small form factor fool you, though. This handy gadget is like having your own personal outdoor chef — and in more ways than one.
First off, let’s talk about how multifunctional this thing is. Just like the Fusion, the Go can bake, boil, roast, and steam, even without the use of electricity. And unlike its bigger brother, this device boils water and other liquids much in the same way you’d use a kettle, which makes it perfect for brewing tea or coffee on the go.
Keep in mind the Go does not work at night, so it’s much better suited for day trips where you don’t want to be hauling butane canisters along with a portable gas stove.
Overall, between its compact design and surprising array of features, the Go is one of the few outdoor cooking gadgets that’s truly a bargain investment.
Solar reflector panels achieve scorching temperatures of up to 550ºF, even on a cloudy day and without electricity
Vacuum tube helps keep food and liquids cold or warm overnight, depending on your needs
Cooking capacity is spacious enough to prepare a wide range of dishes, from cooking rice to baking brownies and even enchiladas
At just 2 pounds, the Go is easy to carry and can fit into your backpack
Our Final Opinion on this Gadget
In terms of outdoor cooking gear, the GoSun Go is the all-in-one meal-making solution for backpackers and campers traveling alone. Granted, it’s limited to individual use and only works during the day. But with all the features that GoSun’s managed to pack into this tiny oven — not to mention the highly affordable price — it’s hard to see how this oven can’t help make outdoor life a little easier.