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Lightweight Backpacking News: Digest No. 10

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

BRS-3000T stove Spotlite Review

A very inexpensive yet lightweight and effective stove. Works great for small-group, overnight cooking.

Weekend Wanderings in West Texas: Photo Essay

Saved by the Guadalupe Mountains, the author learns to live in West Texas and begins to enjoy the area with weekend visits to the mountains.

Steripen Classic 3: Spotlite Review

SteriPEN has heeded our pleas and its newest model continues to offer great water treatment while getting rid of some of the bugs from previous models.

Lightweight Backpacking News: Digest No. 9

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

Beyond Our Boundaries: Episode 24

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

West Canada Lakes Wilderness

A beautiful wilderness with incredible fishing rehabilitated after years of logging and industry use. Just don't forget your lake packraft...you'll need it!

Flash Reviews No. 4

Introductory Reviews of the Sonim XP7 Ultra-Rugged Smartphone; Fenix HL22 Single-AA Headlamp; and Casio Pathfinder PRG-270 Watch.

Lightweight Backpacking News: Digest No. 8

Outdoor news: stories, gear, trips, and more!

Beyond Our Boundaries: Episode 23

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

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