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Lightweight Chairs for Backpacking (Gear Guide & Reviews)

Reviews of lightweight chairs and other seating options for backcountry use, including backpacking - 18 chairs and seats less than 25 oz.

Episode 12 | Lightweight Chairs & Seats for Backpacking

In this episode longtime BPL author Doug Johnson gives us a run-down of his favorite ultralight backcountry seating options reviewed in our new gear guide.

Episode 10 | StoveBench: A Protocol for Comparing the Performance of Backpacking Stoves

In this episode, we talk about StoveBench: Backpacking Light’s new protocol for standardizing stove performance comparisons.

Upright Canister Stove Reviews, StoveBench Tests, and Gear Guide

This article features upright canister stove reviews that include extensive test data in inclement conditions and market analysis.

Episode 9 | Author Caroline Van Hemert on 4,000 Miles Across the Arctic

In this episode, we talk to Alaskan writer, biologist, and adventurer Caroline Van Hemert. Caroline is an ornithologist who, along with her husband Pat, undertook a 4,000-mile human-powered journey from Bellingham Washington to Kotzebue, a small town high above the arctic circle.

Episode 8 | Winter Backpacking Skills and Gear

Today’s episode is a SKILLS SHORT where we'll discuss the philosophy and skills of lightweight winter backpacking.

Staff Picks 2018: Our Favorite Backpacking Gear of the Year

Backpacking Light's editorial team, guides, contributors provide their favorite gear choices in BPL's Staff Picks gear guide for 2018.

Episode 7 | Trekking Poles

This podcast dives into the science to answer the question: are trekking poles worth the weight?

Lightweight Trekking Pole Reviews & Gear Guide

This lightweight trekking poles gear guide discusses the scientific justification for/against poles, and features reviews of 14 models.

Episode 6 | Backcountry Filmmaking and Photography

Backcountry filmmaking and photography used to required thirty or more pounds of gear. Here's how to produce great media at minimum weight!

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