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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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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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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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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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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