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My Ultralight Backpacking Gear List (2016)

My Ultralight Backpacking Gear List (2016)

I’ve made some changes to my 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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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 I 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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