Backpacking Gear
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 Free Gear Calculator Spreadsheet

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

You can use this free tool to design your own gear list, automatically calculate weight and costs, and see how different gear will affect your pack weight and budget.

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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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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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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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