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Clinker: A story of hardship and triumph on the AT

Cheryl McCormick at age 63 decides to conquer one of the most famous thru-hikes, the Appalachian Trail. Her story inspires us all and reminds us to chase our dreams.

Beyond Our Boundaries: Episode 19

Follow the story of a family of five as they backpack over 2000 miles from Georgia to Maine.

Lightweight Backpacking News: Digest No. 4

Backpacking Light has scoured the web and will now bring you salient backpacking news stories, gear releases, and trip reports.

Father & Son Re-unite in the Wind Rivers, WY

A journey defined by reunion, challenges, and a love of the outdoors, Michael and his son, Matt, share fellowship in the rugged Wind Rivers.

The Range of Light: Fastpacking the John Muir Trail in Under a Week

Fastpacking the John Muir trail is a grueling yet rewarding challenge. Nevertheless, the main benefits are the lessons learned throughout the process that can be applied to your life.

Lightweight Backpacking News: Digest No. 3

Backpacking Light has scoured the web and will now bring you salient backpacking news stories, gear releases, and trip reports.

Packrafting without a Good Map

Despite losing their map during a stream crossing early in the trip, the adventurers trek on determined to hit the big water.

Flash Reviews No. 3

Introductory reviews of the Sil-Dripper Coffee Brewer, the Elemental Horizons Pocket, and the Klymit Motion 35 Pack.

Beyond Our Boundaries: Episode 18

Follow the story of a family of five as they backpack over 2000 miles from Georgia to Maine.

Lightweight Backpacking News: Digest No. 2

Backpacking Light has scoured the web and will now bring you salient backpacking news stories, gear releases, and trip reports.

Flash Reviews No. 2

Introductory reviews of the Deuce of Spades, Helinox Ground Chair, and the Vargo Titanium Pot Lifter vs. MSR LiteLifter.

Beyond Our Boundaries: Episode 17

Follow the story of a family of five as they backpack over 2000 miles from Georgia to Maine.

Packrafting the Smith River Canyon

Eight packrafters spend four days floating sixty miles in one of Montana's most remote and inaccessible river canyons.

Lightweight Backpacking News: Digest No. 1

Backpacking Light has scoured the web and will now bring you salient backpacking news stories, gear releases, and trip reports.

Beyond Our Boundaries: Episode 16

Follow the story of a family of five as they backpack over 2000 miles from Georgia to Maine.

Flash Reviews No. 1

Introductory reviews of ZPacks Challenger Rain Jacket & Pants, JepPak Custom Pack, and the Zebralight H52Fw Floody Headlamp (Neutral White).

Beyond Our Boundaries: Episode 15

Follow the story of a family of five as they backpack over 2000 miles from Georgia to Maine.

Expedition Blogging, Part 1: A Satellite Phone-Based System

A series of articles evaluating platforms for social media, photo blogging, and two-way email communications.

Beyond Our Boundaries: Episode 14

Follow the story of a family of five as they backpack over 2000 miles from Georgia to Maine.

Paramo Bora Fleece & Windproof Smock Combo

The Bora Smock is certainly not at the pinnacle of ultralight gear, nevertheless it is a versatile piece of clothing that maintains breathability while offering warmth and excellent waterproofing.

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