What follows is a sampling of Member’s only articles (as well as a few public ones) that are accessible to those with a Basic Membership (which also allows you to post in the forums). The primary purpose of this collection is to provide access to some of our more popular signature pieces that give you an idea of the types of content that we publish.

Also, and perhaps more important, we’ve hand picked these pieces to give you a solid foundation of what we think are important pieces of the vast mosaic of lightweight backpacking information. We hope you find these articles to be valuable on your road to traveling lighter in the backcountry.

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Keep in mind that this is a limited sample of the Backpacking Light archives. As a Premium or Unlimited Member, you have access to our entire archive (17+ years, 2000+ articles, 4+ million words of content).

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Gear Lists

Watch The 60-Second Backpacker, Episode 1: Weigh Your Stuff

Next, watch Episode 2, Leave the Kitchen Sink at Home

State of the Market Reports

Research & Technology Reports

Techniques

Places

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