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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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My Lightweight Backpacking Clothing System

My Lightweight Backpacking Clothing System

I’ve made some changes to my backpacking clothing system for the 2016 hiking season. Here is what I will be wearing on the trail this year…

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Directory of “Cottage Industry” Backpacking Gear Companies

Directory of “Cottage Industry” Backpacking Gear Companies

Some of the best and most innovative ultralight backpacking gear is made by small, hiker-owned businesses who design, manufacture and sell gear directly to fellow hikers…

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Pacific Crest Trail Gear List

Sample Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hiking Gear List

This lightweight thru-hiking gear list includes everything you will need to thru-hike the 2,650 mile Pacific Crest Trail and other long-distance hiking trails…

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5 Lightweight Backpacking Dinner Recipes

5 Lightweight Backpacking Dinner Recipes

Planning a long hike and need some meal ideas? Here are five of my favorite high calorie backpacking dinner recipes.

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Download: Backpacking Gear Planner 2.0

Download: Backpacking Gear Planner 2.0

Here is the new version of my Free Backpacking Gear Planner Spreadsheet. This tool helps you quickly and easily design a backpacking gear list in just minutes.

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Ultralight Backpacking Stove Guide

Ultralight Backpacking Stove Guide

There are lots of options when it comes to choosing a lightweight backpacking stove: alcohol stoves, canister stoves, wood stoves, solid fuel stoves and cooking on a campfire. Here are some of the pros and cons of each.

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