The evolution of the frameless backpack and an analysis of current technology and features of four lightweight packs: the Golite Jam, Mountain Hardwear Thruway, Black Diamond Demon, and the authors MYOG Black and White pack.
Ten years ago, packrafters had few options. Today, the choices are many, and the future looks very promising.
Fat bike, skis, or snowshoes? A discussion of the most efficient tools for oversnow travel.
A glimpse into the future and a mini-review of the Mammut All-Year long sleeve crew.
Is this the longest, toughest, roughest or hardest? The beauty of it is that at the finish no one knew or cared. Every competitor was left with indelible experiences, challenges accepted and honestly won or lost. Each had started with a clean slate and had accomplished every step in the wilderness through their own efforts. -Adrian Crane, writing about the Classic in Ultrarunning (1986)
Backpacking and Packrafting Glacier National Park and the Bob Marshall Wilderness
Weatherproof, lightweight, breathable. Might the windshirt be the ultimate tool in the lighwieght backpacker's arsenal?
A look at one of Idaho's little known backpacking jems.
Review of Timberland's new waterproof lightweight hiking boot. Do they belong in the lightweight backpacker's quiver?