Going super ultralight has many benefits; in our case wasnt about triming ounces to hike more, it was about the challenge. Remember your back and spine truly does not differentiate much between 10 or 15lbs of weight; is physocological unless you are injured. We are gear rats and like anyone, our transition into sul gear […]Read more "Stupid Light GearList rated to 35F "
In our last article we offer a full list of ultralight gear down to 32F with a total weight of 6lb 11oz with a cost of $524 not including trekking poles, clothing, food or fuel. Lets put a few options for your own research, in the hopes will enlight your future purchases. Going light is […]Read more "Summer sleep system for cheap. "
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 […]Read more "$500 uL Backpacking gear list. "
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 […]Read more "Sub 5LB Backpacking set for $269"
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With a base weight of under 10lbs for a few nights at 30 degrees.Read more "Lightweight $500 backpacking set under 10lb."
TL;DR: This thing is a great piece of gear if your dog likes den environments and you are willing to spend the time acclimating them to it. It is even light enough for backpacking. This is another one of those, saw it, wanted to try it out immediately situations. We often hammock camp, especially in […]Read more "GearRat Outdoors Review: Alcott Explorer Pup Tent"