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Ultralight backpacking is a style of backpacking that emphasizes carrying the lightest and simplest gear safely possible for a given trip. Base pack weight (the weight of a backpack plus the gear inside & outside it, excluding consumables such as food, water, and fuel, which vary depending on the duration and style of trip) is.

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Apr 16, 2015  · 1 man tents are way small. I personally like to stash my gear/pack in my tent when I am backpacking, and 1 man tents barely fit.

It’s backpacking crossed with mountain biking, except most or all of the gear is stowed in bike bags, not backpacks. The smartly designed bags are attached to the bike and provide enough space for a lightweight tent, sleeping bag, camp.

Hi all, I am searching for a sleeping bag that is lightweight, compresses really small and is budget range. I am cycling around Europe (Romania, Bulgaria, Greece, Italy, Switzerland and France) for a few months and camping from June – September, so it doesn't need to be a crazy warm sleeping bag, but I.

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Dec 16, 2017. We set out to find the best ultralight tent options by researching 30 models and buying the 11 best for side by side tests. Our hands-on review included the best. For the ultralight backpacker who wants to hold on to some of the creature comforts of a dedicated pole tent. 70. Hyperlite Mountain Gear UltaMid.

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Why does every down jacket I look for have to be this ultra light-weight bullshit? I want a down jacket that has some serious abrasion resistance. Every once in a while I see a boulder bro with the right stuff but I can't find any. I'm tired of ripping my downy passing through boulders at joe's. I don't give a f.

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An REI backpacking expert will provide excellent tips on lightweight backpacking. 9:00 pm The Thurston League of Women Voters and Sierra Club are hosting a.

The type and amount of food to take on a backpacking trip can prove a difficult decision. What you decide to pack with you may come down to one important factor: weight. Some cold foods might be fine for the first day out, but after that.

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The forum’s speaker, Sandra Younger. During their panicked, 7-minute departure, she grabbed lightweight shoes instead of her hiking boots. They forgot to close the garage door, and left behind much of his life’s work in photography.

Oct 7, 2006. Does anybody have significant experience with Wiggy's sleeping bags? I bought them for me and my wife this year and they seem really good. They have the hollow tube synthetic insulation but it has a big difference, they say you can leave it compressed in the stuff sack and it will not hurt it at all. They also.

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Jul 22, 2016. It won't break the bank at just $200. A two-person, three-season, free-standing tent, the Tungsten has vertical walls to improve the living experience and D- shape dual doors so you can exit without climbing over your partner. Vestibules at each door provide extra storage space. It's not ultralight, but at 4 lbs.

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Apr 14, 2017. See our guide to the best camping chairs of 2017, with comfortable chairs for car camping and backpacking from REI, Coleman, GCI Outdoor, and more. Alternatively, Helinox makes the ultralight Chair Zero above as well as a traditional portable model, the Chair One. Compared with the REI Flex Lite,

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Apr 27, 2014  · 5:07 A.M. The morning is cool, the birds just beginning to stir in their nests, the wind a soft whisper among the trees. My oil lamp casts a warm glow on.

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May 17, 2012. In her post, she shared a detailed packing list, as well as several photos showing exactly how she was planning on packing such a small backpack. All of a sudden , her excitement rubbed off on me, and I decided I'd challenge myself by going “ ultralight” for the Japan trip myself. As with a previous trip (when.

Hi, I'm dad of 3 kids, husband, hiker, amateur photographer, visual astronomy enthusiast, barefoot/minimal runner and software engineer. After quite a long period of hiking I decided to share with you some of my findings how to make it easier to hike with kids. A good start point is Tips for hiking with kids. I…

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Halfar completed the Triple Crown of Hiking — the Pacific Crest Trail. And the activity and his interest in ultralight hiking — carrying the minimal amount of gear safely possible — complements his philosophy of living simply and.

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Oct 13, 2016. This lightweight, ¾-inch-thick pad is warmer than most backpacking pads, as well as far more durable and less expensive. Meanwhile, Jason Hairston is the founder of the outdoor-gear company Kuiu, which makes ultra-high-end outerwear, backpacks, and tents for expedition-style hunters; the NeoAir.

I also have an ultralight pair of Merrell sneakers that I plan to use in the water. Any specific thoughts there? Is that alright or should I invest in water shoes/ sandals? We are headed to Page, Bryce and Zion as well and will be hiking a lot but not with our heavy packs, just day packs… which for me won't be super light as I will.

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