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Tenkara for Backpackers: State of the Market Report – Part 1

A look at the best rods to bring into the Backcountry. It may not be what you think. Sometimes the best combination takes into account both the weight and the reach of the rod.

Ultralight Gaiters: State of the Market Report 2013

Balancing weight and durability, ultralight gaiters are crucial to keeping your feet dry and free from debris.

SOTMR: Two-way Satellite Communications for Backpacking: Part 3: Satellite Texting

Part 3 in our series on satellite communications focuses on the currently available two-way texting devices suitable for lightweight backpacking.

SOTMR: Two-way Satellite Communications for Backpacking: Part 2 – Satellite Phones

Part 2 in our 3 part series on satellite communications focuses on the currently available sat phones suitable for lightweight backpacking.

SOTMR: Two-way Satellite Communications for Backpacking: Part 1 – Introduction

Part 1 in our 3 part series on two-way satellite communications for lightweight backpacking.

Windshirts: 2012 State of the Market Report – Part 2: The Present and Future of Windshirts

Weatherproof, lightweight, breathable. Might the windshirt be the ultimate tool in the lightweight backpacker's arsenal?

Windshirts: 2012 State of the Market Report – Part 1: What is a Windshirt?

Weatherproof, lightweight, breathable. Might the windshirt be the ultimate tool in the lighwieght backpacker's arsenal?

Rain Pants State of the Market Report

A critical look at seven lightweight rain pants to keep you dry this spring.

Light and Fast Packs for Bikepacking

In Part 2 of our exploration of Lightweight Bikepacking, Dave reviews some notable packs and examines their utility for bikepacking.

Tunnel Tents Tutorial and State of the Market Report – Part 3: The Mini-Reviews

Part 3 of this tutorial gives the details on the seven tunnel tents included in this report.

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