Is backpacking suddenly…hard? Ben Kilbourne understands, and discusses how to deal with it during uncertain times.
Today at Backpacking Light
Andrew and Ryan discuss some digital tools useful for planning your route effectively. Also: An interview with FATMAP founder Misha Gopaul.
Some observations on cheap one-person shelters, including on their design, proliferation, and history, and comparison between some shelters.
BPL columnist Maggie Slepian unpacks suffering in endurance sports.
BPL author Rex Sanders meditates on gratitude and 2020 as he recovers from a traumatic brain injury during the time of COIVD and wildfires.
Rediscovering the Great Smoky Mountains by lens and brush.
Greg Perhson details the process of creating your own, lightweight (19.5 oz), MYOG backpack from vehicle airbags!