Purists may cringe and haters may hate, but the answer to the age-old question, "Can you cook ribs in the oven?" Yes, you can. Now, the follow-up: Do ribs taste good when cooked in the oven? Yes, yes they do.
The general rule of camping defines success by an inverse ratio of baggage brought to comfort enjoyed. Whatever you bring beyond the bare essentials needs to really prove its worth through versatility, clever design, and rugged performance.