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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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Erik the Black’s Ultralight Backpacking Gear List (2016)

Erik the Black’s Ultralight Backpacking Gear List (2016)

I’ve made some changes to my backpacking gear list for the 2016 hiking season. Here is what I will be packing on my hikes this year…

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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 hikes. This plan provides 3,500+ cals from 2 lbs of food per day…

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Erik the Black’s Ultralight Backpacking Gear List (2013)

Erik the Black’s Ultralight Backpacking Gear List (2013)

I’ve made some changes to my ultralight backpacking gear list for the upcoming hiking season. Here is what I will be packing this year…

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The Best Hiking Shoes For Lightweight Backpacking

The Best Hiking Shoes For Lightweight Backpacking

Planning a long hike and looking for a good pair of shoes? Here are five popular hiking shoes that are perfect for lightweight backpacking and hiking…

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The Best Lightweight Backpacks For Thru-Hiking And Multi-Day Hikes

The Best Lightweight Backpacks For Thru-Hiking And Multi-Day Hikes

Planning a long hike and looking for the right backpack? Here are five lightweight backpacks that are ideal for long-distance backpacking and thru-hiking…

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Ultimate Gear Guide #1: Lightweight Backpacks

Ultimate Gear Guide #1: Lightweight Backpacks

Here’s a list of every lightweight backpack I know of (175+) with pics, specs and other info. Find the perfect backpack for your next hiking adventure.

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Ultimate Gear Guide #2: Backpacking Shelters

Ultimate Gear Guide #2: Backpacking Shelters

Here’s a list of every lightweight backpacking shelter I know of (165+) with pics, specs and other info. Find the perfect shelter for your next hiking adventure.

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