While we all realize the fever of cuben fiber known as dynnema, the super ultralight fabric comes at big expense and if you are trying to stay in a moderate budget is nearly impossible to acquire. By doing some basic math for a DIY project, the expense is nearly the same, and requires proper skills, […]Read more "Going SUL in a budget: Cuben Fiber vs membrane 0.93 "
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. "
As we know there’s a big difference between car campers, big haulers, old school hikers, backpackers and ultralighters; but theres a few items by necessity we all share. The brand, size and weight will vary depending purpose but if you are going to make the expense, put aside the trials and go for reliable. The […]Read more "Essentials: the basics for everyone. "
I have to admit I was a little skeptical about this particular product; once in awhile with the booming market a high quality and affordable product hits the market surpassing any expectations. Paria Outdoor Products , a company based in Colorado is one of them, and their goal is to produce and offer affordable high quality […]Read more "Paria Tri-Fold Carbon Cork Trekking Poles Review"
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"
66oz summer sleep system.Read more "UL Summer Sleep System under $150"