Portable Firepits: 3 Affordable Portable Firepit Ideas

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By: Mike Dunn | Victor Padilla Posted: 11:46 AM, Jun 7, 2019

There’s not much better in life than sitting around a firepit with friends and marshmallows in hand. But firepits aren’t always easy to carry around, so we found three easy portable firepits to light up your night.

 

1. Fireside Pop-Up Portable Firepits

 

Let’s get warmed up with the Fireside Pop-Up portable firepits. As a supplier to the Boys Scouts, Fireside Outdoor was asked to design a firepit that could be smaller than a camp chair, put together without tools and could turn into a grill. “[Nothing] was out there that was portable – that could be assembled in less than a minute,” shares Mark Wolf, President of Fireside Outdoor. “What we did is we created a heat shield. So, basically, as the heat radiates down, it reflects back up through the pit.” This prevents heat from building upbelow so you can put it on grass or even plastic tables. The Fireside outdoor firepit starts at around $100.

 

2. BioLite FirePit Review

 

Next – if you want to go a little more high-tech with you fire, there’s the BioLite wood and charcoal firepit. “[It’s] a Bluetooth-controlled, wood-burning system that can cook your meals and create an outdoor floating fire without any of the smoke,” says BioLite’s ad. The attached module uses a fan to circulate air inside to burn the extra particulate matter before it turns into smoke. A grate is included that can turn the firepit into a hibachi grill. And the whole thing breaks down into an easy-to-transport bag. It’s available now starting at around $200 dollars.

 

3. UCO Flatpack Portable Folding Grill

 

Our final portable firepit is the UCO Flatpack – a great option the minimalist camper. When it’s folded up, it’s less than two inches thick. It comes with its own little pack, and it even fits in your backpack. It can be set up in less than 30 seconds – and because of the legs, it can also be a “leave no trace” firepit. And because of its size, you either have to use the right size wood or you can use charcoal. The UCO Flatpack firepit can be found online with prices starting at around $40.

 

Time to break out the s’mores, because now you’ve got three portable firepits to help light up your night.

 

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