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What we have done about your customer service complaints

Over the last 12 months, Jessica has received a "Great" rating from 92% of our customers who have filed support issues and decided to write a review.

BPL-v5 Vision (Sneak Peek) – Updated Dec 22 ’17

Initial home page mockup of BPL-v5, with some vision behind what we're planning to do with the site menu, ads, and more.

71g BlackYak Emergency Jacket Provides Waterproof Protection at Lightest Weight Possible

The BlackYak Emergency Jacket is a waterproof shell that weighs 71 g (2.5 oz), is made with DSM, and probably costs a fortune.

Now

I'm inspired by Derek's Now concept, and I think it may provide some value to you. Here's what we're doing now.

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Along the Lewis and Clark Trail with Buck Nelson

Adventurer and author Buck Nelson reflects on his incredible adventure on the famed Lewis and Clark Trail - a grand western adventure!

Update: New Server Performance & Migration Schedule

This post from the Publisher’s Blog (available to Unlimited Members only) shares insight into the speed improvements that our new server framework is expected to deliver, as well as a tentative date set for the migration.

Will Backpackinglight.com Publish a Podcast?

This post from the Publisher’s Blog (available to Unlimited Members only) shares results from our Members Podcast Interest Survey, and gives you the inside scoop asking the question: "Is Backpacking Light going to publish a podcast?!"

Design Notes: Towards the Limits of Ultralight

This post from the Publisher’s Blog (available to Unlimited Members only) offers some comments on the nature of ultralight design and the opportunities that await designers and manufacturers of ultralight gear.

A Glimpse at the Content Queue

This post from the Publisher’s Blog (available to Unlimited Members only) offers a peek into our content queue - what's coming in the next several weeks?

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