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Episode 48 | Waterproof Breathable Fabrics

Andrew and Ryan chat with Backpacking Light contributor Stephen Seeber about layering and waterproof-breathable fabrics.

Choosing an Ultralight Shelter for Backpacking (Member Q&A)

How to make the decision of what type of ultralight shelter to use on various types of backpacking trips in different seasons.

Episode 46 | Water-resistant Down

Andrew chats with the down experts at the IDFL Laboratory and Institute about water-resistant down.

Lightweight Clothing Layering Systems for Backpacking (Member Q&A)

How to assemble and save weight on a clothing layering system for hiking and backpacking to stay warm, dry, and comfortable.

Episode 45 | Backcountry Creativity

Andrew and Ryan talk about skills and strategies for painting, writing, composing, and photography while backpacking.

Episode 44 | The New Reality of Western Wildfires

Andrew and Ryan chat with Jaden Bales from the Wyoming Wildlife Federation about western wildfires.

Episode 43 | Ben Kilbourne Reads “Observing Transition Season”

What are you trying to accomplish when you backpack?

Episode 42 | Skills Short – Windscreens

In this Skills Short, Ryan Jordan gives a rundown of some common stove windscreens, talks about their pros and cons, and gives some advice on choosing and using the right one for your needs.

Episode 41 | Matt Mason: Bikepacking and Public Lands, Part II

In today's podcast, we are joined once again by Matt Mason for part two of our ongoing bikepacking conversation. This conversation digs a little more deeply into the nuances and logistical questions of bikepacking.

Episode 39 | Matt Mason: Bikepacking and Public Lands

Andrew interviews backpacker turned bikepacker Matt Mason in a Bikepacking 101 conversation.

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