Latest
Peak Design Capture Pro Camera clip

While the camera clip may be useful in some settings, it is not ideal for wilderness travel.

New Balance Leadville MT1210 Runners Review

The Leadville Runners are light and we mean really lightweight. But don't worry you won't have to sacrifice comfort or stability as you conquer the outdoors.

The Evolution of a Winter Stove – Part 3

Dissatisfied with what was commercially available at the time, the author has been working on the design of a lightweight winter canister stove since 2007.

The Evolution of a Winter Stove – Part 2

Dissatisfied with what was commercially available at the time, the author has been working on the design of a lightweight winter canister stove since 2007.

The Evolution of a Winter Stove – Part 1

Dissatisfied with what was commercially available at the time, the author has been working on the design of a lightweight winter canister stove since 2007.

Exped Airmat Pumps Spotlite Review

An overview of two pumps used to inflate sleeping pads, to relieve your lungs in the backcountry.

Integral Designs Traverse 2 Review

Tunnel Tents Tutorial and State of the Market Report - Mini Reviews

True Lemon and True Lime Spotlite Review

Bored with water in the backcountry? Need to make hydration more appealing for your group? Add some flavor to your water, and vanquish any fear of dehydration or scurvy.

New Balance 889 Multisport Review

These new trail shoes have gone the way of the Vibram sole. How does this development affect performance?

Recent Developments in Canister Stoves

Recent developments in canister stoves have the potential to upset a lot of the industry, as the leadership seems to have passed out of the hands of Western brands and into Asia. Stoves that were trumpeted as the state of the art by well-known Western brands now look a little old, tired, heavy and, well, clunky. We look at a few of the leading edge stoves from 2012 to see where things are going.

Join Our Community

Become a Backpacking Light Member


Forum Access

Unrestricted access to all forums, plus the ability to post and start new threads.

Premium Content

Unrestricted access to all 2,300+ articles, gear reviews, skills, stories, and more.

Community Posts

Post new content to the community including gear swaps, reviews, trip reports and more!

Online Education

Get unlimited access to all our online education (*Unlimited membership required).

Pack less. Be more. Become a member today!

Get Started

Loading...