Smartwool Microweight Apparel (Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2005)

Microweight gets fashionable.

Pentax Optio WP Digital Camera (Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2005)

Lightweight, waterproof, 5MP, good battery life, and very pocketable gives the Pentax Optio WP a significant edge among backpacking cameras - and makes it an honorable mention for a 2005 Lightitude Award.

Icebreaker Superfine GT Shirts (Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2005)

Merino wool base layer tops with highly breathable backs.

Jacks ‘R’ Better Summer Universal Blanket SPOTLITE REVIEW

A sub-1-pound summer weight quilt that can be used as a top blanket or hammock under quilt.

Notes From the Field: SuperUltraLight Hammock Camping

Perspectives from the field, with commentary on gear and technique for hammock camping with less than five pounds of gear.

Sea To Summit Ultra-Sil Dry Sacks SPOTLITE REVIEW

Lightest woven fabric dry sacks on the market today.

Mini Bull Design Elite Stove SPOTLITE REVIEW

Mini alcohol stove that doesn't require a pot stand or priming.

Notes from the Field: High, Dry, and SuperUltraLight in Arizona

Perspectives from the field, with commentary on gear and technique from a 10k high camp near Mount Humphries with less than five pounds of gear.

Jacks ‘R’ Better No Sniveller Universal Quilt SPOTLITE REVIEW

A first look at a lightweight down quilt for saving weight on your 3-season sleep system.

Jacks ‘R’ Better 8’x8′ Square SilNyl Tarp SPOTLITE REVIEW

First look at the Jacks 'R' Better 8'x8' Square SilNyl Tarp.

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