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. "
66oz summer sleep system.Read more "UL Summer Sleep System under $150"
With a base weight of under 10lbs for a few nights at 30 degrees.Read more "Lightweight $500 backpacking set under 10lb."
19 days till it’s officially Spring, folks! That means longer daylight hours, hotter temperatures, and prime camping season! As we approach the Spring Equinox, I’d like to share some reminders about cleaning your winter gear, proper storage, and waterproofing items as necessary. Today let’s talk about cleaning your down jackets and sleeping bags. Real down […]Read more "Spring Cleaning"
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"