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Backpacking gear reviews, outdoor skills, news, forums about lightweight and ultralight backcountry travel, hiking, packrafting, tenkara, camping, and more. Download our Printable Ultralight Backpacking Gear List & Watch our Core Principles of Ultralight Backpacking Video! Join 35,000 other newsletter subscribers and receive our general newsletter to stay informed of new content and...
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Enjoy the freedom of a lighter backpack with no loss in comfort. Slash the weight of your pack with gear that is chosen by weight, quality, and efficiency. It’s all in one place for your convenience. Browse through the gear for dozens of ways to lighten your pack. Most of our gear is in stock and ready to ship. It’s guaranteed. You must be satisfied. Your new ultralight gear will help you get...
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Alan grew up in northern California and spent his formative mountaineering years in Yosemite and the Sierra Nevada. At age five carried his own backpack into the Yosemite backcountry. In the ensuing 50 years he’s climbed and adventured in North and South America, Europe and around the world....
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Ultralight Adventure Equipment specializes in lightweight & ultralight backpacking equipment. Offering unique products that address the needs of transitioning traditionalists, lightweight thru-hikers, day hikers, & any-distance backpacker. In 2001 Ultralight Adventure Equipment (ULA) was started...
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The market of ultralight backpacks is big and there are many you may like. Mispurchasing is a no go so we are informing you about the best ultralight backpacks! You slowly creep your way up a and it’s near 5,000 feet. The air becomes thinner and thinner and you must stop every few hundred feet to...
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GoFASTandLIGHT offers gear, tips, tricks for light weight, and ultralight gear for epic hikes and backpack trips. A source for backpacks, fishing gear, tents, food, tools, disaster and survival kits. GoFASTandLIGHT offers innovative, unique, multifunction and lightweight products. You can purchase the BIG 3 (backpack, sleeping bag & tent) anywhere. But, We have hard to find, new and innovative...
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Ultralight backpacking is often described as backpacking with a base pack weight under 10 lbs. Base pack weight is the weight of your pack and all non consumable items within. Ultralight backpacking really proves that less is more. The feeling of freedom that ultralight backpacking gives is nothing short of amazing. After all getting out, seeing our beautiful countryside and becoming one with...
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The Outdoor Gear Store specializes in high quality lightweight backpacking equipment, ultralight hiking essentials, and in general, excellent outdoor gear from time-proven manufacturers as well as promising new gear companies. With backpacking gear and hiking essentials from the Gear Store, you can "gear up & get out" with confidence !! The Gear Store, together with BackcountryGear.com, has...
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Backcountry Gear is a premier outdoor sporting goods store. We partner with top names in the business to provide the best in outdoor clothing, sleeping bags, climbing gear, hiking gear and lightweight tents.Read About Backcountry Gear... >. My favorite way to make coffee at home is the simple pour-over method. There's almost no cleanup, it makes great tasting coffee, and it's dead simple. I...
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Lightweight backpacking video guides and reviews of the best backpacking tents, backpacks, sleeping bags, stoves, and much more. Dave Collins, owner of cleverhiker.com, is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com. Dave is also a participant...
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ProLite Gear is the leading shopping guide and product review website for high performance outdoor gear. Browse products and view our latest articles. ProLite Gear is the leading shopping guide and product review website for high performance outdoor gear. Browse our selection of products and view our latest articles on mountain climbing gear, ice climbing gear, ultralight backpacking,...
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AntiGravityGear provides high quality ultralight backpacking gear and strive to offer new and innovative products for new and avid backpackers. This easy to use and light weight bear bag system will help keep your valuable food safe against furry foes, and won't break the bank. This system includes 50' of 750 lb test flat braid Spectra line, a rock bag for easy and accurate throwing, a large...
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Lightbackpacking provides tips for backpacking light, lightweight hiking, and ultralight backpacking. The highlight of PCT Days this past weekend was walking across the Bridge of the Gods, on the PCT, with hundred of other backpackers, thru-hikers and outdoor lovers. It was only open to pedestrians for 30 minutes; long enough to walk from the Oregon to Washington side and back, with stops in...
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Our lightweight, ultralight backpacking gear, sleeping pads, pack frames, bags, jackets & vests by Klymit bring comfort and endurance to any camping trips. Enjoying the thrill of the great outdoors doesn’t have to be uncomfortable. Historically, the supplies needed for a successful camping trip have been large, heavy, and inefficient. Enter Klymit. Through the development of a new welding...
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The Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) is a hiking trail that runs 2,650 miles (4,265 kilometers) from Mexico to Canada through California, Oregon, and Washington. The PCT covers the Sierra Nevada and Cascade Mountain Ranges and includes deserts, glacial valleys, forests and more. Pacific Crest Trail Stats Length: 2650 Miles Traverses: 24 National Forests, 37 Wilderness Areas and […]. The following is...
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Backpacking tips, advice, and gear reviews for backpackers of all levels. Get help planning your next trip, or get inspired to get out of the office and into the wilderness. Hiking is one of the greatest ways to experience the outdoors. You can experience adventure, breathtaking mountain vistas, wildlife, and the serenity of a perfect sunrise all on the same trip. Imagine waking up to the sound...
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Then in 2007 I had my son, and my backpacking career was put in a short hiatus. However, this year I’m committed to section hike a part of the Pacific Crest Trail – with hopes of doing a complete thru hike next year. I’ve been very excited by the changes that have happened in the past few years since I’ve been off the trail. The choices in ultralight equipment have really expanded, and the...
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Tips for ultralight backpacking and the proper backpacking essentials for you. MREs (Meals Ready-to-Eat) Genuine U.S. Military Surplus (1 Pack) Assorted Flavor You’re probably thinking, “wait a minute, I wouldn’t count any MRE as delicious.” Maybe you’re right. But there are a few MRE options out there that I really don’t mind eating at all. You might even say I like them. But only in a certain...
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The TinyCharger5 is 8″ by 11.75″, with the solar cells mounted on a card that appears to be weather resistant if not weather proof. The solar cells are covered by a plastic sheet which appears to be heat fused to the plastic card. It is 0.10″ thick, about as thick as a credit card, and weighs 4.2 oz.The solar panels have eyelets at each corner which would be used to secure the TinyCharger5 to a...
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Backpacking Gear Ultralight. Click here to learn what you need to prepare before exploring the great outdoors without burden and fear. Are you a nature lover who simply enjoys the sheer pleasure of backpacking, camping and exploring the great outdoors? If so, then you probably know the importance of having the right gear for it. In fact, you need everything to be very light and portable or else...
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