Rab Enters the US Outdoor Market with New Lightweight Jackets, Bags

New lightweight eVENT and PrimaLoft jackets, and an upgrade to the classic Rab Top Bag.

OR Fever! Covering Outdoor Retailer with BackpackingLight

A day in the life of BPL editors in Salt Lake City

OR Fever! Covering Outdoor Retailer with Backpacking Light

A day in the life of BPL editors in Salt Lake City.

Shoeboard Allride 2 and Pocket Ski Snowshoe and Ski Hybrid Systems

Shoeboard re-designs their snowshoe and introduces the Pocket Ski, creating snowshoe-ski systems weighing not more than 2.5 pounds per foot.

McNett SilFix Silnylon Repair Kit

At 0.8 ounces McNett's SilFix is the lightest and most complete catastrophic repair kit for silicone coated nylon fabrics we have seen.

Big Agnes Pumphouse Pad Pump

Innovative, lightweight sack with many potential uses.

New Balance Launches New Outdoor Footwear Initiative

A lightweight Gore-Tex XCR trail running shoe from New Balance, and a really light 10-ounce shoe, both with some great features.

Montbell Hiking Kilt

Discover unheard of freedom of movement and breathability.

Outdoor Research Cyclone Cap

A very lightweight and highly wind and water-resistant hat for active winter endeavors.

MontBell Upgrades and Extends Their Down-Inner and Alpine-Light Clothing Lines

MontBell continues to upgrade and add versatility to its lineup of lightweight down jackets.

Marmot Venus Women’s Down Jacket

New 7 ounce down jacket for women.

Twenty-Two Designs Lite Dogz Telemark Binding

Lite Dogz telemark bindings combine a unique set of features at minimum weight.

Inov-8 Introduces Mid-Top Ultralight Boot

Inov-8 expands their RocLite line of ultralight trail shoes with a waterproof-breathable mid-height shoe that some might ultralight boot.

Lightweight Backcountry Winter Gear Shouldn’t Skimp on Safety

Video, audio, and photography illustrating snow stability (pit) assessment, avalanche transceiver use, and a winter day hiker's best friend: the bothy shelter.

Grandpa’s Fire Fork by Light My Fire

Light My Fire shows a revolutionary lightweight cooktool for the whittle challenged.

Evernew America Water Bottles and Hydration Bladders

Evernew enters the water bottle and hydration bladder market with a big splash.

Playing in the Snow: A day at Backcountry Base Camp
Click here to view a photo essay and listen to an audio interview from Backcountry Basecamp.
GoLite Revamps Apparel Lineup for Fall 2007

Improved fabrics, lighter weight and lower prices - too good to be true?

3 Pounds, 4 Seasons, 1 Person: Sierra Designs Introduces the Single-Wall Assailant

Bomber one-person, four-season, single wall tent with waterproof/breathable fabric and enough room for gear.

ACR Enterprises Personal Locator Beacon – the MicroFix

The ACR MicroFix Personal Locator Beacon weighs just 10 ounces.

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