A few days ago I decided to ask a simple question among our community in Facebook, whats your base weight? I knew a chaotic turbulence of responses will lynch my questioning, and I was positively hoping for a huge diversity of responses, since we as a group care more about the experience of backpacking and advising […]Read more "Fast and Light, 8lb of base weight?"
LBJ Grasslands Tl;dr- This is a hammock for anyone who loves hammocks. Not only that but the case and straps it comes with are great, and easy to use. A great deal for beginners or experts alike. •Molle zip case can hold hammock, straps and even a tarp with proper modifications. •straps are long, simple, […]Read more "GearRat Outdoors Review: Modern Nomad Hammock "
TL;DR: Don’t quit your Pocket Rocket. If you need to charge your phone, get a solar panel. This device is not for the Ultralight or the Impatient Summary: Great portable fire. Takes about 4-6 minutes to come to a rolling boil. Not safe in a burn ban Weighs about 2.5lbs Takes up a lot of […]Read more "BioLite Camp Stove w/ USB Port Review"
by Christian Millet We all have to admit about the necessities of compression, quality, reliability and warranty from the big manufacturers and well known cottage companies, so If you are doing a thru hike most likely you will spend big bucks for security and that is completely reasonable; in the other hand, if you are […]Read more "Affordable 40/50F Sleeping Bags"
by Christian Millet For many of us is almost impossible to find a good backpacking set without spending a lot of money but luckily many years and miles have gives us a different insight. We all want the best gear under perhaps the wrong ideology. We think, that expensive gear might perform better and to some […]Read more "50L backpacking list for $300?"
2 MSR Ultralight sheltersRead more "MSR Fast Stash vs MSR Flylite"
by Christian Millet After a year of using the original static v with an R value of 1.3 we were curious about the insulated version. The insulated version has a claimed R value of 4.4 and is not your lightest pad weighting 1lb 8oz but extremely pack-able at 5 x 7 in the included stuff sack. It […]Read more "Klymit insulated static v pad review"