Affluenza, as it is defined by the authors, is “a painful, contagious, socially transmitted condition of overload, debt, anxiety and waste resulting from the dogged pursuit of more.”
Backpacking Light Magazine to launch first book on Packrafting in June 2008.
UltralightLiving.com explores the extension of ultralight backpacking philosophies to other areas of your life.
Traveling light, simple... and slow
Backpacking Light Print Magazine Issue 8 portal to reprints and supplements.
Trends Editor Craig Mortensen discusses the joys of simplification and describes his transition to an ultralight load.
Catoma Outdoor Twist and Worm Tents Set Up at the Drop of a Hat (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2007)
New manufacturer of tents with potential for lightweight backpacking, if they make the tents available with lighter fabrics.
Several lightweight, well-designed, multi-purpose products to aid the lightweight backpacker, while reducing our environmental impacts.
A letter to the readers of Backpacking Light Magazine.
Backpacking Light Magazine Partners with GoLite, NOLS, to Bring Lightweight Backpacking Courses to NOLS Curriculum