Founded in Stockholm in 1899, the company has often set new technical standards over its lengthy history. Indeed, it has also earned numerous awards and has been a successful part of innumerable expeditions. No matter whether a proven longtime standard or a super-light newcomer, for camping, bivvy tours or expeditions, the reliable and stylish outdoor cooking gear from Optimus is bound to quickly become a favourite.
Optimus manufacture gas, multi fuel and hybrid stoves, pot sets and accessories and continuously re-engineer them to make further improvements. This includes the Svea stove, a true classic and still a popular seller even after 70 years. It seems to have achieved a cult status among outdoor enthusiasts! The newest addition to the Optimus range, the Polaris Optifuel has already won awards and proving popular because it will burn any type of fuel and cleans itself as it gets used.
Optimus is part of the Katadyn Group which for more than 80 years has been providing outdoor equipment and water treatment to the military, marine and travel industry. At e-outdoor.co.uk we have ranged some great Optimus products ideal for the camper and backpacker. Take a look here.