$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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3F UL Gear solo tent 

3F UL Gear is a Hong Kong manufacturer available via aliexpress among other alike sites.  What we know about the company is very little; but has created a big buzz among the ultralight community for performance, weight vs cost ratio.  This particular solo tent (unknown model) weights 650grams or 24oz not including the provided footprint.  […]

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WIN Detergent Review

Let’s be honest… nobody gets too excited when talking about laundry detergent… as long as it smells good, and cleans my clothes I’m pretty happy. Oh, and it can’t cost a fortune… The problem comes in when I wash my quick dry shirt or other backpacking gear that gets stinky or sweaty and while it […]

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