Backpacking Gear
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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10 Best Backpacks For Thru-Hiking And Long Distance Backpacking

10 Best Backpacks For Thru-Hiking And Long Distance Backpacking

Planning your first thru-hike and wondering what kind of pack is best for long distance backpacking? Here are ten of the most popular lightweight backpacks for thru-hikers.

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Create Your Own Backpacking Gear List With My Custom Gear Calculator Spreadsheet

Create Your Own Backpacking Gear List With My Custom Gear Calculator Spreadsheet

Use my custom Google spreadsheet to create your own lightweight backpacking gear list. Automatically calculate pack weight and costs, generate reports, charts & more.

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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 Ultimate Guide to Lightweight Backpacks

The Ultimate Guide to Lightweight Backpacks

Looking for a new backpack for your next hiking adventure? Here is a list of every lightweight pack I know of that weighs under 4 lbs, to help you with your search.

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