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SEPTEMBER 2014 / Helix Coffee Maker a Traveler’s Dream
JULY 2014 / GEAR INSTITUTE BEST IN CLASS - 2014 -
APRIL 2014 / Great Traverse - Crossing the traversable routes through 100 highest mountains in Japan
The adventure racer, Youki Tanaka who challenges the worldwide races as the one of competitors, launched into a long adventure so-called “Great Traverse-Crossing the traversable routes through 100 highest mountains in Japan”. This adventure is to traverse the 100 highest mountains in Japan by walking on land and kayaking at sea with one stroke in seven months. He has started from Mt. Miyanouratake in Kagoshima on April 1, 2014. Now he pursues the goal of reaching Mt. Rishirisan in Hokkaido by the end of October this year.
DECEMBER 2013 / Jun Endo’s bike journey
Jun Endo’s bike journey launched from Miyazaki-pref., Japan in May 2012. In August 2012, he took a ferry from the Kobe, Japan to Shanghai, China with his bike and crossed the Eurasian Continent to Cabo da Roca, Portugal in November 10, 2013. Currently he continues the bike journey in South America and pursues the goal of reaching Ushuaia, Argentina, which is regarded as the southernmost city in the world. The SOTO MUKA stove has become his choice for his journey in the past two years.
JULY 2013 / OutDoor INDUSTRY AWARD 2013
WindMaster receives “Outdoor INDUSTRY AWARD 2013” in the Camping Equipment category.
JUNE 2013 / Test: WindMaster + 4Flex ---Ruediger Flothmann---
The WindMaster is tested by Ruediger Flothmann from ICH LIEBE BERGE.ch.
It received 90 out of a possible 100 points!
MARCH 2013 / Concept crip of MUKA Stove in Patagonia
This is a concept clip we shot for the MUKA stove from SOTO during our walks in Patagonia. ＜From James Smash＞
MARCH 2013 / NEW STOVE! --- WindMaster / OD-1RX
Beat the clouds! Meticulously engineered and crafted, SOTO’s new WindMaster out-performs its competitors under windy conditions. On a stormy, blustery day, the WindMaster is able to maintain a strong flame. Tired. Cold. Hungry. Wind is blowing 3m/sec. No worries with the WindMaster! Hot dinner coming right up. Designed to position pot close to the flame—nearly impossible for the wind to penetrate this stove’s flame. Be confident, a warm dinner is just minutes away.
FEBRUARY 2013 / SOTO’s MUKA Stove wins the GOLD at the ISPO Award 2013
Winter 2013, Munich, GERMANY.
SOTO’s MUKA STOVE wins the GOLD Award at the ISPO AWARD 2013.
JULY 2012 / EpicTV interviews
SUMMER 2012, FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, GERMANY.
EpicTV interviews Tomo Sekiguchi from SOTO at the OutDoor Show in Friedrichshafen, Germany.
JULY 2012 / SOTO’s MUKA Stove wins the GOLD at the OutDoor INDUSTRY AWARD 2012
SUMMER 2012, FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, GERMANY.
SOTO’s MUKA STOVE wins the GOLD at the OutDoor INDUSTRY AWARD 2012, the world’s leading tradeshow for the outdoor industry. The Muka Stove was selected for its particularly outstanding innovation and design achievement from a total of 322 entries from 25 countries around the world. In examining the entries, the judges paid particular attention to the following: degree of innovation, design quality, workmanship, choice of materials, environmental compatibility, sustainability, functionality, utility, safety, trendsetting character and brand value/branding.
FEBRUARY 2012 / We are most impressed!! ---Dave King---
Just a quick note to inform you that we just used your MUKA stove (OD-1NP) at -40 below! We are most impressed!! We gave the stove a good fair -40 below C trial and it worked remarkably well. Will send you the images and comments etc. asap and meantime will put it to work and see if we can fault find or destroy it!!! Be in touch soon!!
AUGUST 2011 / Backpacker Magazine awards SOTO with the “Editors’ Choice, Snow Award”
SUMMER 2011, SALT LAKE CITY, UT.
Backpacker Magazine awards SOTO with the “Editors’ Choice, Snow Award” for the revolutionary liquid stove, the Muka stove.
MARCH 2010 / Soto receives “Editors’ Choice Awards” from Outdoors Magazines in US and Europe
SUMMER 2010, SALT LAKE CITY, UT.
It has been a stellar year for SOTO. Backpacker Magazine presents SOTO with the “Editors’ Choice Award”, for the Micro Regulator Stove and the Pocket Torch. SOTO also receives the “Editor’s Choice Award” from Europe’s authoritative magazine, ”Outdoor”, for the Micro Regulator Stove. The magazine editors test the market’s most innovative products in the field under extreme conditions to determine the “best of the best.” SOTO’s realization of their responsibility and commitment to developing and manufacturing all-around well-designed products that set SOTO apart as the leader and flagship manufacturer in the industry. The industry’s leading magazines are recognizing SOTO for bringing state-of-the-art technology to the world market.