The BlackYak Emergency Jacket is a waterproof shell that weighs 71 g (2.5 oz), is made with DSM, and probably costs a fortune.
A summary of gear that I’ve used in 2017, and enthusiastically recommend for lightweight backpackers this holiday season.
I’m inspired by Derek’s Now concept, and I think it may provide some value to you. Here’s what we’re doing now.
This Crescent Moon EVA Snowshoes review addresses the use of foam as a snowshoe material, combined with a fixed shoe binding.
In this Backnife Review, we focus on the comprehensive (sic) blade technology in this detailed analysis of a cutting tool ;)
Keep feet warm and dry by using a carefully designed system that involves different types of socks, shoes, and gaiters.
The Alpacka Scout Packraft bridges the gap between more fragile flatwater packrafts, and more durable / stable whitewater packrafts.
This Katadyn BeFree Review features a video discussing the highlights of this water bottle filter technology that’s both ultralight and fast.
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This post from the Publisher’s Blog (available to Unlimited Members only) shares insight into the speed improvements that our new server framework is expected to deliver, as well as a tentative date set for the migration.
This vlog features commentary by Backpackinglight.com Founder & Publisher Ryan Jordan about the applicability of minimalist footwear for backpacking.
This post from the Publisher’s Blog (available to Unlimited Members only) shares results from our Members Podcast Interest Survey, and gives you the inside scoop asking the question: “Is Backpacking Light going to publish a podcast?!”