Backpacker Mosquito Repeller

The Backpacker repels mosquitoes by creating a 15 x 15-foot zone of protection.

  • Lightweight, minimalist design
  • Compact and portable
  • Fuel efficient - up to 90 hours of run-time from a 4 oz gas canister
  • Dependable performance up to 7,000 feet of elevation

Turn it on...mosquitoes gone!  Utilizing the same camping gas canisters that backpackers and campers have in their bag already, the compact and lightweight Backpacker Repeller is an essential piece of gear.

  • Lightweight: 114g/4.0 oz
  • Compact and portable: 97mm H x 50mm W x 67mm L
  • Fuel Efficient - up to 90 hours of run-time from even the smallest 4 oz gas canister
  • Fuel System – Works only with camping gas canisters: pressurized self-sealing (iso)butane and propane fuel mix
  • Integrated Piezo starter
  • Water-resistant nylon carry pouch included
  • Won’t harm gear
  • Uses gentle heat to activate the repelling ingredient

Includes: Backpacker Repeller, 3 repellent mats, water resistant pouch

  • Features
  • Shaves ounces and inches by pairing with the fuel source you’re already packing, camping stove gas canisters
  • Weighs only 4 ounces
Fuel Efficient
  • Provides an entire evening of mosquito freedom on less gas than it takes to boil a pot of water
  • 360 hour runtime on 16oz canister
  • 180 hour runtime on 8oz canister
  • 90 hour runtime on 4oz canister


  • Same great Thermacell protection, more packable size
  • 97mm H x 50 mm W x 67 mm L


Media Reviews
Backpacker - Today Show Review

"...Repels mosquitoes within a 15-foot radius and can run for 90 hours....  [Matt] Bean [of Men's Health] said that this is the only gadget of its kind that really works."


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Backpacker - Backpacker Mag Media Review

“If you hate DEET almost as much as you hate mosquitoes, you’ll love this ... miniscule bug-repellent device [that] is the size of an ultralight backpacking stove."


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Backpacker - Outside Mag Media Review

"You should also go ahead and buy a Thermacell mosquito-repellant device... a single Thermacell creates a 15-foot-diameter bubble of total mosquito protection."


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Backpacker - ESPN Women

"Turn this on and it creates a 15-by-15-foot protection zone... It works up to 90 hours and weighs only 4 ounces, so why wouldn't you bring it along?"


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Backpacker - Digital Trends Award

Most Innovative Gear: 2017 Outdoor Awards Winner... "Thermacell’s Backpacker Mosquito Repeller has innovation mastered perfectly."


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Backpacker - Men's Health

Don’t let [mosquitoes] ruin Dad’s barbecue or outdoor workout... This will create a 15 x 15-foot protection zone that will ward off mosquitos and other biting insects.


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