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Here39s how I used a some ultralight thruhiking techniques to build


Quick and Efficient Training for Backpacking

Techniques for Ultralight Backpacking

However, in general, I find an umbrella superior for most backpacking and hiking adventures. Here are 10 reasons ...

12 Gear Tips for Beginner Backpackers

Find a Group or Club to Hike With Arc Blast Ultralight Cuben Fiber Backpack

Use this backcountry hiking gear list from Hiking For Her for planning your next backpacking adventure

21 Tips For the First-Time Thru-Hiker

Hiking Tips for Female Backpackers: Poops and Periods on Trail

Near Mt. Madison in Hampshire, looking south towards Mt. Washington. Look at that smile! Over the previous 1,750 miles, I had found a way to make hiking ...

9 Pound Full Comfort Lightweight Backpacking Gear Checklist

Through Hike Packing List

Mountain UltraLight: Make Your Own Cuben Fiber Backpack!

Double Cho-Pat Knee Braces on the Appalachian Trail

Quick ways to reduce backpack weight


Ultralight Backpacking's Simple Equation: Less Weight = More Fun | The Big Outside

Lots of female hiking tips in this book, including trail hygiene for women

Using my trekking pole to point out Silverwood Lake in SoCal.

How to Choose and Use Trekking Poles and Hiking Staffs

Homemade cuben fiber tarp, ZPacks, Grayson Cobb, Appalachian Trail

ultralight backpacking tips

The Arc Blast is configured as an ultralight backpack with a front mesh pocket and two

You can roll up your sleeves to vent access heat on cold weather hikes without removing

My 2013 Backpacking Gear List (11 lb Base Weight)

2016 Update: I have redone this with a a new post “5 Pound Practical Ultralight Backpacking Gear List” which I believe is a far better approach to light on ...

Completing a Thru-Hike - 1

Backpacking remains one of the most popular, and inexpensive, outdoor activities in America. The Complete Idiot's Guide(r) to Backpacking and Hiking hel

This Backpack is Too Small for Winter Hiking

... or an extensive backpacking trip down the Grand Canyon and national parks, here are some DIY backpacking hacks to help make your hiking life easier with ...

Child Carrier Pack


Ultralight Tents and Shelters

Why would Patrick cheapen this breakfast spot by eating from a plastic bag?

arizona adventures

Creating Mountain & Hiking Vlogs | How I Record My Mountain and Hiking Vlogs

Trail Tested: A Thru-Hiker's Guide To Ultralight Hiking And Backpacking

Top Tips for Backpacking in the Rain

If shorts are a reasonable option, I'll wear them, and nothing matches

For me the maximum weight of a camera is determind by what I an comfortably carry

Six Moon Designs Lunar Solo

If ...

How to Pack a Backpack and Eliminate Wasted Space

Salamon XA Comp 7 Trail Runners

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Techniques for Ultralight Backpacking

Ultralight backpacking, Grayson Cobb, Gear List, Salomon 10+3

Ask Me: What's the Best Ultralight Thru-Hiking Backpack?

I have a 20×30 print of this on the wall in my bedroom: I used a semi-pro camera with a sharp lens to capture fine detail and handle the huge dynamic range ...

Ultralight Backpacking Gear List

I wore the Runventure for day hiking, trail running, and backpacking on a total of 23 outings totaling 39 days.

Strength and Fitness

High Trek Premium Ultralight Trekking Poles w/Sweat Absorbing EVA Grips - Your collapsible Hiking

A backpacking gear list template + checklist, with sample selections (green columns) as

thru hiking the Grand Canyon.

The first thing you need is a solid plan. The pack shown here is one I recently made for my son to use on our JMT hike. It's basically the same pack ...

Adjustability, grip type & pole material. Learn the benefits of hiking with trekking poles

3 lb Ultralight Day Hiking Checklist – stay safe, be light, have fun!

Ultralight Backpackin' Tips: 153 Amazing & Inexpensive Tips For Extremely Lightweight Camping: Mike Clelland: 8601400624937: Books

New Ultralight Gear for my JMT Thru-Hike

As well, I detail my food planning for my first trip to the Grand in, “Food Prep & Recipes for Ultralight Thru Hike Adventures.”

It effectively reduces pack volume for smaller loads so one pack can be used for different trip lengths and load sizes. Here I am using ...

Post A.T. Thru Hike Ultralight Gear Review

Hiking Blogs

... one 9-day mostly off-trail backpacking trip in the Grand Canyon shredded them pretty well, as shown in the above photo. I hiked through steep talus ...



hike recovery

This infographic is designed to help long-distance hikers plan their equipment and make sure

All treatment methods in this review will protect you from harmful micro organisms but it's best

Techniques for Ultralight Backpacking

Pacific Crest Trail

The new Gossamer Gear One has finally arrived. It weighs a little over a pound like its predecessor, its roomy, more featured, and a great value for a ...


After my hike is complete, I will post a a gear list with pictures and clickable links to this page, but for now, here is a copy of my lighterpack list (it ...

Best Backpacking Cameras 2018

Backpack Choices for a Thru-hike

I ...

Fast hiking and the Swift Terrex are perfect for each other.


Backpackers on a trail

2017 8lbs Ultralight Backpacking Thru Hike Gear List - PCT / AT / CT

Planning to Thru-Hike the John Muir Trail? Do It Right on This 10-Day, Ultralight Plan

There is only one way to hike faster:

Those brave souls who began at one end of the country and didn't manage to make it to the other. Here's ...

The brand-new Gossamer Gear Silverback 50 Backpack for 2017 (Gossamer Gear photo).

PCT Class of 2016 Survey: The Gear Guide

No matter if you are hiking close to the trailhead or far into the backcountry make

hiker demonstrating the proper elbow angle for determining the correct trekking pole length

IMG_1286 : High Trek Premium Ultralight Trekking Poles w/Sweat Absorbing EVA Grips - Your collapsible Hiking/Walking Sticks come with Tungsten Tips and ...

6 Ways to Purify Water While Backpacking and Hiking | CloudLine Apparel