Podcast: The Fight to Permit Packrafting in the Grand Canyon

Carol Crooker interviews Roman Dial about his experience with the NPS for securing a permit to packraft the Grand Canyon.

Ultralight Packrafting in Cataract Canyon

A river explorer takes on the Colorado River in a packraft.

Ultralight Gear and Techniques on the Edge of Winter with Backpacking Light’s Wilderness Trekking III Program

The gear chosen by the Wilderness Trekking III course participants and leaders

Golite Pinnacle Backpack REVIEW

The Golite Pinnacle is a replacement for the popular Gust pack and is the larger version of the popular Golite Jam2 backpack. It offers many upgrades over the Gust, but how do they affect the pack’s performance?

A Virtual Pack (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2008)

The Backpacking Light Outdoor Retailer Team outfits an entire lightweight pack for a long winter weekend using only gear found at the show. Join us throughout the trip for updates as we add gear to our hyper-linked Outdoor Retailer Virtual Pack.

Nemo Nano Tent (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2008)

Virtual Pack: The latest from Nemo features two Airbeams, 36 ft2 integrated fly, and weighs 3.5 pounds.

Lightweight Insulated Footwear Roundup (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2008)

We searched the Outdoor Retailer Show to find footwear to keep feet warm and dry while winter hiking and snowshoeing.

Lightweight Handwear for Cold and Wet Conditions (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2008)

We rounded up handwear of interest and suggest how they might be used in lightweight handwear systems.

Primus EtaExpress Pot 1.0L (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2008)

Virtual Pack: Primus EtaExpress Pot 1.0L

Primus PowerGas 450g Canister (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2008)

Virtual Pack: Primus PowerGas 450g Canister

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