Here’s my thoughts on the BCB Crusader II mug. It’s made of hard anodised aluminium and weighs significantly less than the Crusader Cup Canteen.
I don’t post a lot of gear reviews but a metal mug is one of my key items of personal kit. In my view, being able to boil water is an important function of your core outdoor equipment.
Also, I’m always looking for weight savings or performance improvements from my core wilderness and outdoor living kit.
So, I was interested to try the mark II mug to see how it compared to the classic stainless steel Crusader mug I’ve used for years, particularly in terms of durability.
In the video below, I round up my experience of using the mug based on a year or so of outdoor, camping and wilderness travel usage…