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Crescent Moon EVA Snowshoes Review

This Crescent Moon EVA Snowshoes review addresses the use of foam as a snowshoe material, combined with a fixed shoe binding.

A Micro-Utility Knife: The Backnife Review

In this Backnife Review, we focus on the comprehensive (sic) blade technology in this detailed analysis of a cutting tool ;)

Rae Lakes Film (Documentary / Video)

Chris and Muzzy go to Rae Lakes (film!) during the High Sierra's most biggest snow season on record! Arg! What about their marriage?

Escalante Packrafting and Technical Canyoneering

Packrafting and canyoneering in Escalante multiple activities on the same expedition.

Wet, Cold Feet When Backpacking: How To Keep Your Feet Dry(er) and Warm(er) in Inclement Weather

Keep feet warm and dry by using a carefully designed system that involves different types of socks, shoes, and gaiters.

Alpacka Scout Packraft Review (Video)

The Alpacka Scout Packraft bridges the gap between more fragile flatwater packrafts, and more durable / stable whitewater packrafts.

Asolo Plasmic Shoe Review – Off-Trail Performance

This Asolo Plasmic Shoe Review identifies how this shoe performs. Our take is that it performs well in boulders, scree, and in the forest.

Hyperlite Mountain Gear Stuff Sack Pillow Review

This Hyperlite Mountain Gear Stuff Sack Pillow review features a waterproof stuff sack by day, and a pillow by night.

Seek Outside Tipi Review: An Ultralight Stove Tent for Cold Weather Backpacking with a Group

This Seek Outside Tipi Review investigates a shelter that is more like a cabin with a stove, increasing comfort during cold nights.

Katadyn BeFree Review: The Light and Fast Water Bottle Filter (First Looks)

This Katadyn BeFree Review features a video discussing the highlights of this water bottle filter technology that's both ultralight and fast.

Nemo Equipment Blaze 2P Tent Review

This Nemo Equipment Blaze 2P Tent review features a product comparison and photo spread of the sub two pound five ounce tent dome style.

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Seek Outside Redcliff Shelter Review (With Titanium Wood Stove)

Reviewed in this article is the Seek Outside Redcliff Shelter, a large pyramid tent that also includes a titanium wood stove.

MYOG Synthetic Fill Vest (Make Your Own Gear)

Step by step guide on how to MYOG synthetic fill vest. This is an easy first project if you are interested in making synthetic clothing.

Evaporative Heat Loss in Upright Canisters (Part 4 – Propane and Cold Temperatures)

This technical series addendum addresses the role of propane and cold temperatures in canister stove performance.

Along the Lewis and Clark Trail with Buck Nelson

Adventurer and author Buck Nelson reflects on his incredible adventure on the famed Lewis and Clark Trail - a grand western adventure!

Evaporative Heat Loss in Upright Canisters (Part 3 – Transferring Gas Between Stove Canisters)

Instead of buying a new fuel can for each trip, discover techniques for transferring gas between stove canisters.

Alcove (Film)

Alcove is a story about a backpacking trip that Chris Smead and Ryan Jordan took during the Spring of 2017. It explores Chris's perspective on doing something different than what he's used to - hiking in remote canyons on the Colorado Plateau.

Hyperlite Mountain Gear Ultamid 4 Review

This Hyperlite Mountain Gear Ultamid 4 review features a lightweight shelter that can be used for mountaineering or family backpacking trips.

Update: New Server Performance & Migration Schedule

This post from the Publisher’s Blog (available to Unlimited Members only) shares insight into the speed improvements that our new server framework is expected to deliver, as well as a tentative date set for the migration.

Minimalist Footwear for Backpacking? (Video)

This vlog features commentary by Backpackinglight.com Founder & Publisher Ryan Jordan about the applicability of minimalist footwear for backpacking.

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