Budget Ultralight Backpacking Gear List (Under $1,000)

Budget Ultralight Backpacking Gear List (Under $1,000)

A high-quality, budget backpacking gear list for beginners. Everything you’ll need for multi-day hikes, section hikes and thru-hikes in 3-season conditions.

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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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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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Ultimate Gear Guide #3: Lightweight Sleeping Bags

Ultimate Gear Guide #3: Lightweight Sleeping Bags

Here’s a list of every lightweight sleeping bag I know of (300+) with pics, specs and other info. Find the perfect sleeping bag for your next hiking adventure.

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Ultimate Gear Guide #4: Lightweight Sleeping Pads

Ultimate Gear Guide #4: Lightweight Sleeping Pads

Here’s a list of every lightweight sleeping pad know of (250+) with pics, specs and other info. Find the perfect sleeping pad for your next hiking adventure.

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