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 "
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. "
A few tents worthy of looking and buying depending your needs.Read more "Tents: The good, the bad and the worthy."
66oz summer sleep system.Read more "UL Summer Sleep System under $150"
4 semi free standing tents under 3lbs of weight that cost $120 or less.Read more "4 Affordable solo sub3lb tents under $120"