My Current Backpacking Gear List (12.2 lb Base Weight)

My Current Backpacking Gear List (12.2 lb Base Weight)

This is my current backpacking gear list that I have used since Spring of 2016. I’ve been very satisfied with it so far. It provides a good combination of utility, comfort and light weight for three-season backpacking.

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Five Day Lightweight Backpacking Meal Plan

Five Day Lightweight Backpacking Meal Plan

Here is a complete 5-day meal plan similar to what I eat on my long hikes. This plan provides 3,500-5,000 calories from 2- 3 pounds of food per day.

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Top 10 Ultralight Backpacking Foods

Top 10 Ultralight Backpacking Foods

Here are ten of my favorite high-calorie hiking foods. They provide, on average, more than 100 calories per ounce, making them ideal for ultralight backpacking.

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10 Best Backpacks For Thru-Hiking And Long Distance Backpacking

10 Best Backpacks For Thru-Hiking And Long Distance Backpacking

Planning your first thru-hike and wondering what kind of pack is best for long distance backpacking? Here are ten of the most popular lightweight backpacks for thru-hikers.

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1,000 Calorie One-Pot Backpacking Meal Recipes

1,000 Calorie One-Pot Backpacking Meal Recipes

Looking for some new food ideas for your next backpacking trip? Here are ten of my favorite high-calorie, lightweight backpacking meals you can try.

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