Backcountry filmmaking and photography used to required thirty or more pounds of gear. Here’s how to produce great media at minimum weight!
The purpose of this article is to document the process I often use to plan and execute off-trail trips in the mountains using digital mapping and navigation tools.
Paramo’s Ostro Ultra Light Jacket is a new version of the popular Ostro Windproof Jacket with features not often found on ultralight jackets.
The Sierra Designs High Route 1P Tent is a three-season tent designed for withstanding variable conditions while remaining (sort of) light.
When climbing alpine routes and sleeping on small ledges where you can’t pitch tents, the Patagonia Hybrid may be the sleep system for you.
The KS Ultralight R-50 is a backpack designed for a variety of applications including climbing, hiking, and snow sports.
This podcast is about route planning and navigation skills and discusses a case study in complex navigation.
The Atom Packs Prospector is a lightweight, durable, and fully customizable flagship backpack from the British company Atom.
The MSR Trail Base Water Filter Kit is a gravity-powered water filtration kit with modular components for versatility.
Butt in a Sling (BIAS) is a cottage manufacturer based in Tennessee, USA that makes some of the lightest and most comfortable hammocks on the market. Their hammocks are all eleven feet (335 cm) long and use ridgelines for a consistent hang. The Weight Weenie Micro is the original model and is available in a variety of widths while the Weight Weenie Micro HD 1.0 is available in one width and uses a slightly heavier and softer fabric. Both hammocks are available with a variety of options. Add the BIAS Suspension Kit and Nano Buginator bug net, and you have a versatile, comfortable, and ultralight hammock setup!
Light and large: our Hyperlite Mountain Gear Porter 5400 Backpack review – a lightweight pack with the chops for carrying large loads.
This article describes natural navigator techniques I’ve found helpful while bushwhacking – navigating without a compass, map, or GPS.