Big Sky International Convertible 4P (Light 4-Season) and Montana 2P (4-Season) (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2008)
Both tents have multiple configurations available. The summer version of the Montana is a two-person double-wall tent that weighs as little as 2 pounds 1.7 ounces and the winter version is just 3 pounds 9.5 ounces!
Virtual Pack: MontBell UL Down Inner Pants
Virtual Pack: GoLite Pinnacle Backpack
Virtual Pack: Therm-a-Rest Ridge Rest Deluxe Sleeping Pad
Virtual Pack: Outdoor Research Highpoint Cap
Ex means Extra Light baby! 7-denier shell, 900-fill down, 5.4 ounces - this jacket is a highlight of the show.
A range of liquid fuel stoves are surveyed at different power levels to assess their carbon monoxide emissions.
Finally, the magic of wool is available in a bra.
Wax has a reasonably high energy density and unlike other fuels it does not spill (when cold): can you make an adequate DIY stove with it?
A lightweight system for using a Hennessy Hammock in the shoulder and winter seasons.
Out of Your Comfort Zone: Through the Beartooth Mountains with Backpacking Light’s Wilderness Trekking III Program
BPL members and staff trek - off trails and off maps - through the snowy Beartooth Mountains
An adapter to allow you to use your Coleman Xtreme stove in winter with screw-thread canisters rather than the hard-to-find Powermax canisters.
A waterproof paper you can use in your ink-jet printer to copy maps for field use.
Ultralighters love replacing old gear with new. But what gets lost when you get new hiking buddies to go with your new kit?
A women-specific bag that’s properly sized for a women’s body and uses an ultralight Schoeller NanoSphere shell.
A performance sweater made from all natural fabrics
Noteworthy new bags from Golite, Big Agnes, The North Face, and Rab.
The Convertible creates a new “Light Four-Season Tent” category, and the Mirage will challenge the lightest three-season single wall tents currently available.
Ultralight pack cover, rain skirt, and rain mitts.
New four LED 0.6 ounce Photon will really light up the night, and it's rechargeable from a single flashlight battery.