How to Trim Down Your Pack Weight for UL Backpacking
"Just in case… I should take this." The thought runs through my head for the third time. I cautiously put an extra light back into my bag. I see my headlamp resting on the floor, ready to be packed last for quick access. “Well… I will have my headlamp…” Out it comes again. Have you ever been packing and not known what
2019 Ultralight Giveaway! $4000+ in Prizes!
Thank you for entering the 2019 Ultralight Giveaway! First off... a HUGE cheer of appreciation to all of you who entered the Ultralight Giveaway!! These giveaways are an important way to spread the good words about small, startup, and cottage outdoors brands, and they won't be successful without your involvement and
The 17 Best 'Off the Beaten Trail' Gifts for Ultralight Backpackers
Here are our recommendations for the 17 best gifts for lightweight and ultralight backpackers. We put this list together based on our personal experience using this gear, as well as through personally knowing the dedicated, energetic people behind these small, startup and cottage brands. We hope these ‘off the beaten t
Ultralight Backpacking FAQ
Are you growing weary of all that weight on your back? Do you want to cut your backpacking gear to the bare minimum, and hike farther, faster and more in
The Cold Natured Adventurer’s Guide to Hiking and Backpacking
Chill bumps bristled on my arms. Gazing out over snow-tipped peaks, I felt torn. After hiking one of my first of Colorado’s 14ers, I wanted to remain in the breathtaking landscape surrounding me. I had entered another world, one that only existed above the clouds.
How to Prevent Blisters When Hiking and Backpacking
Don't Let Blisters Ruin Your Next Hike Blisters can quickly ruin a perfect day in the backcountry. Blisters can happen to even the most experienced hikers and most prepared backpackers, but there are a few simple tricks to prevent blisters before they ruin a hike and minimize discomfort when they occur. Here we will sh
11 Pieces of Ultralight Backpacking Gear You Can 3D Print Right Now
Free Outdoor Gear Designs You Can 3D Print at Home 3D printing brings endless possibilities for MYOG and ultralight backpacking enthusiasts. If you have the skills you can create your own gear, or you can search online for open-source designs that are ready to print.
Summer Ultralight Accessory Box!
This round of seasonal boxes is all sold out! Want to pick up our next box? Sign up to get notified! Ordered a box? They will ship out our office doors by Monday August 10th. Products from: Vargo Outdoors Rawlogy Loksak Borealis Wool Lawson Equipment Cusa Tea and Coffee Noso Patch The TentLab Nylofume Green Goo and many many more! ***All boxes sales are final (no returns or exchanges)***No promocodes are available on seasonal boxes***Please note that this box does contain some items found…
The Ultimate Ultralight Trowel: Gear Review
Ultralight Trowel for Backpacking! Hard to find a sexier piece of gear than a trowel right? Ok, maybe the trowel isn't the most exciting piece of your kit, but when its time "to go," you want something that can dig a cathole effectively and efficiently. Plastic trowels can't get the job done and titanium trowels are super expensive (and honestly just do
Best Ultralight Backpack: 10 Small and Startup Brands to Check Out
The best small, cottage industry, and startup backpack companies. Hyperlite Mountain Gear, Pa'lante Packs, Superior Wilderness Designs, ULA, Mountain Laurel Designs, Granite Gear, Zimmberbuilt, Appalachian Ultralight, Zpacks, and Gossamer Gear.
Alcohol Stove Comparison: Trail Designs (12-10 and Kojin) vs. Zelph (Starlyte and Starlyte Mod) - Backpacking Light
This review compares the boil time and fuel consumption performance of the Trail Designs 12-10 and Kojin alcohol stoves, and the Zelph Starlyte and Starlyte Mod alcohol stoves, under a variety of wind conditions.
Thermacell Backpacker Mosquito Repeller, Gen 1.0; Discontinued by Manufacturer
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MSR PocketRocket Ultralight Backpacking, Camping, and Travel Stove
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Paria Outdoor Products Zion Lightweight Tent and Footprint - Perfect for Backpacking, Kayaking, Camping and Bikepacking
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CloudLine Merino Wool Crew Hiking & Trekking Socks - Medium Cushion - for Men & Women
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DIY Alcohol Stove - How to Make a Homemade Can Stove - REI Co-op Journal
Alcohol stoves are cheap to make, easy to operate and lightweight. Learn how to make a penny alcohol stove, which uses the copper coin to create pressure.