$500 uL Backpacking gear list.  

Let me start by reiterating that backpacking is not longer an expensive hobbie or sport.  Globalization has created a lot of competition among manufacturers, bringing the niche market to an affordable balance.  While you can shave a lot of weight going super ultralight, in some cases, the expense to save a few ounces becomes a […]

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Sub 5LB Backpacking set for $269

The minimalist approach is simple, use one piece of gear that can do multiple things or simply carry the essentials; deciding your essentials will depend on terrain and long term or short use. Backpacking is not longer expensive; in the past few years, the market boom has brought multiple companies into play, creating a massive […]

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