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MSR® Introduces Updated Ceramic Pots with Fusion® Ceramic Coating, the Best Choice for Nonstick Performance

May 30, 2019

SEATTLE, Wash. (May 30, 2018) — Seattle-based Mountain Safety Research® (MSR®), the high-performance outdoor equipment brand, introduces an updated line of Ceramic Nonstick pots using durable Fusion® ceramic coating – the most durable option MSR has found for premium, nonstick ceramic to date.

These ultralight nonstick aluminum pots will be available in multiple sizes – a 1.7L Solo Pot, a 2.5L pot for groups of 2-4 people, a 2-Pot Set option, featuring a 1.5L, 2.5L pot and Ceramic Skillet. The entire lineup features MSR’s easy to use Talon Pot Handle and a strainer lid, making real backcountry cooking easier than ever. As is standard for MSR cookware, these pots are designed to nest inside one another and conveniently hold MSR mugs and plates, depending on the pot size.

The Fusion ceramic coating is safe with metal utensils, safe at high heat and safe for your health, making it the best choice on the market for nonstick performance at camp. While other ceramic coatings tend to break down at around 650 degrees, the PFTE- and PFOA-free Fusion ceramic coating holds strong when used at temperatures up to 850 degrees, making it the healthiest cookware on the market.

“MSR’s new cookware with Fusion ceramic coating is the best choice for backcountry chefs who demand durable, nonstick performance at camp,” says Scott Youmans, Stove and Cookware Category Manager at MSR. “Fusion is the toughest ceramic we’ve ever found, and safer than other nonstick alternatives on the market.”

Ceramic Solo Pot
1.3 L hard-anodized aluminum pot w/ceramic interior and strainer lid.
Weight: 207 g (7.3 oz)
Packed Size: 17 x 9.5 cm (6.7 x 3.8 in)
MSRP: $49.95

Ceramic 2.5L Pot
2.5 L hard-anodized aluminum pot w/Fusion ceramic nonstick surface and strainer lid.
Nests up to three Insulated Mugs and two DeepDish™? plates.
Weight: 286 g (10.1 oz)
Packed Size: 19.6 x 12.5 cm (7.7 x 5 in)
MSRP: $54.95

Ceramic 2-Pot Set
1.5L hard-anodized aluminum pot with ceramic nonstick surface and strainer lid.
2.5L hard-anodized aluminum pot with ceramic nonstick surface.
Room for nesting mugs and plates.
Weight: 428 g (15.1 oz)
Packed Size: 19.6 x 12.5 cm (7,7 x 5 in)
MSRP: $79.95

Ceramic Skillet
Hard-anodized aluminum skillet with ceramic nonstick surface.
Nests inside a Flex 4™? Cook Set and outside a Flex 3™? Cook Set.
Weight: 193 g (6.8 oz)
Packed Weight: 21.3 x 5 cm (8.5 x 2 in)
MSRP: $39.95

Also new for Spring 2020 are MSR’s hard-anodized aluminum Trail Lite™? pots, available in 1.3L and 2L options. Offering the lightest of aluminum with the strength of a hard-anodized finish, these reliable, workhorse pots are perfect for preparing simple one-pot meals and building a cook kit that will last.

“MSR’s hard-anodized cookware is an incredible value for wilderness adventurers,” says Scott Youmans. “These pots are lightweight, affordable, and an essential component of any long-lasting cook kit.”

The 1.3L pot is designed to be light, rugged and reliable for simple meals by soloists on trail, while the 2L pot is a compact option for 2, designed to save room in your pack. Both pots feature a folding, locking handle.

Trail Lite™? 1.3L Pot
1.3 L hard-anodized aluminum pot with strainer lid.
Weight: 204 g (7.2 oz)
Packed Size: 14.5 x 10 cm (5.7 x 4 in)
MSRP: $29.95

Trail Lite™? 2L Pot
2L hard-anodized aluminum pot with strainer lid.
Weight: 244 g (8.6 oz)
Packed Size: 14.5 x 15.5 cm (5.7 x 6.1 in)
MSRP: $34.95

The Ceramic Pots, Ceramic Skillet and new Hard-Anodized Aluminum cookware will be on display in Denver at the Outdoor Retailer tradeshow June 18-20 at booth #44031-UL. They will become available February 2020.

About MSR® (Mountain Safety Research®)
Seattle-based MSR has been engineering standard-setting high-performance outdoor equipment since 1969. A commitment to quality manufacturing and innovation ensures customers are outfitted with the finest, most reliable gear available for outdoor adventures. MSR product lines include: stoves, fuel, cookware, water treatment and hydration systems, shelters, snowshoes, snow tools, and backcountry poles. The majority of MSR products are made in the company’s Seattle, U.S.A. and Cork, Ireland manufacturing facilities. For more information, visit