Notes from the Field – SuperUltraLight in November on the Flagstaff Peaks, Arizona

Was just 5 pounds of gear enough to keep our warm-weather-acclimatized Arizonian cozy into the 20s?

Jacks ‘R’ Better JRB Down Sleeves SPOTLITE REVIEW

Sleeves that can be worn under the No Sniveller wearable quilt or with a vest.

Jacks ‘R’ Better JRB Down Hood SPOTLITE REVIEW

Simple hood that mates with the No Sniveller quilt.

Gossamer Gear Whisper Uberlight Backpack REVIEW

Minimal features and prone-to-abrasion-damage spinnaker fabric make this the lightest 2000-cubic inch backpack on the market.

MontBell U.L. Down Inner Jacket REVIEW

The lightest down jacket on the market.

Jacks ‘R’ Better No Sniveller Universal Quilt REVIEW

Puffy down quilt/underquilt/poncho - so nice! Just trim the footbox please.

Notes from the Field: SuperUltraLight Bushwhacking in the Canyons of Grand Gulch, Utah

Can a SUL pack survive intense bushwhacking?

Notes from the Field: SuperUltraLight Hammocking on the Black Forest Trail in Pennsylvania

Perspectives from the Black Forest Trail in Pennsylvania, with commentary on gear and techniques to stay warm in a hammock with less than five pounds of gear.

Speer Hammocks Frog Sac Sleeping Bag REVIEW

Warm weather, full-length center zip, PrimaLoft insulated sleeping bag.

Ken and Marcia Powers First to Through-hike the American Discovery Trail

The 4900 mile ADT bisects the continental US from east to west.

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