Trail Designs
Welcome! Trail Designs® LLC specializes in the design, manufacture, and distribution of lightweight and ultralightweight backpacking gear. Our mission is to deliver the lightest backpacking systems on the market through innovative design and manufacturing. Enjoy your visit and please feel free to provide any suggestions you think would improve your online experience.


Caldera Cone and Alcohol Stove kit


Evernew 400

"This alcohol stove system has it all: utter simplicity. Wispy weight. An ingenious packing system."

Kristin Hostetter
Backpacker Magazine - Gear Editor
Dec. 2007 Ultralight Handbook

Mug featured in the:
Backpacker Magazine 2008 Gear Guide

"I'm impressed with the Caldera ConeTM Stove system ....... I reckon it's the best meths stove around at present."

Chris Townsend
TGO's Technical Editor
TGO July 2007 Best Buy

"Finally, the benefits of titanium without the hassle of scrubbing burned crud."
Backpacker Magazine
2005 Editor's Choice

"The combination of stability, light weight, fuel efficiency and wind resistance makes the Caldera Stove the best meths stove for backpacking in my opinion, suitable for any length of trip at any time of year."

Chris Townsend
TGO's Technical Editor
TGO January 2008 Best Buy