Carol Crooker, Backpacking Light Editor at Large
Alan Dixon, Backpacking Light Editor at Large
7,800 miles of walking found Skurka in Bozeman, MT as part of the Backpacking Light team.
The GoLite Lair 1 Shelter offers more weather protection than a tarp without a dramatic weight penalty. At less than 12 oz, the Lair 1 is ideally suited for solo travel in areas where ventilation is important but the chance for rain is very real.
A review of lightweight long sleeve merino wool shirts from Smartwool, Ibex, Icebreaker, Merino Skins, and WhisperWarm.