Lighten the load, Increase the fun: A starter checklist for ultralight packing
I’ve been intrigued by the concept of ultralight backpacking for some time and am eager to try it out this summer. Long past the trend-stage, many outdoor manufacturers offer products in specific “ultralight” categories.
Ultralight, fast packing – what do these terms mean exactly? First, for a point of reference, a standard pack weight for a week in the backcountry, with rudimentary weight-saving techniques applied, is about 40 pounds. An ultralight…read more »
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