The CrazyCap 2 ($59, 1.9 oz/56 g) is an ultraviolet water treatment device that takes the form of a bottle cap. At first glance, this little multi-use item seems like the perfect invention for ultralight backpackers on the fly. But how does it perform in the field with its bottle compatibility issues?
Fozzils Solo Pack dishware is a unique, folding, ultralight, compact set of dishes which at first blush are a luxury-seeking, ultralight backpackers dream. But we ran into problems when testing them with hot liquids.
A detailed account of our expedition down the Nahanni River by canoe.
Part 1 of a detailed account of our expedition down the Nahanni River by canoe, including our pre-trek preparation and training.
Nature Therapy in the Backcountry is an exploration of mindfulness, wellness, and the mental/emotional aspects of ultralight backcountry travel.
The Osprey Lumina 60 Backpack is a sub-2lb, internal frame pack that is gender specific and found in outdoor specialty stores.
How to create a lightweight sunscreen strategy by using your backpacking apparel and supplies.
This Nemo Tensor Insulated Sleeping Pad review takes an in-depth look at the sleeping pad’s comfort, stability, insulative properties, & more!
My Fryatt Valley Hike trip report – photos, gear notes, planning and prep.
My interview with a physio-therapist, as well as my personal history with foot injuries, is making me think more carefully about backpacking footwear.