Join us live online at our 2023 Tenkara Speaker Series with Karin Miller of Zen Tenkara. We'll chat about catching big fish on tenkara, Zen Tenkara history and products, industry trends, and what's next in the world of tenkara, and end with a live audience Q&A!
Join us live online at our 2023 Tenkara Speaker Series with TJ Ferreira and John Geer of Tenkara USA. We'll chat about Tenkara USA history and products, industry trends, and what's next in the world of tenkara, and end with a live audience Q&A!
Rex Sanders talks to Mike Cecot-Scherer about his innovative trowel design and more.
Dan Durston is a gear designer, wilderness guide, and biologist. In this interview with Rex Sanders, he talks about the process and philosophy of shelter design.
Rex Sanders interviews gear designer Dan Durston.
Rex Sanders interviews Michael Glavin, the founder and general manager of Zenbivy.
Rex Sanders interviews long-time gear designer Mike Cecot-Scherer about tent design. This is part two of a three-part series.
Rex Sanders interviews long-time gear designer Mike Cecot-Scherer about a range of common gear standards.
In this installment of Standards Watch, Rex interviews testing and standards development expert Steve Seeber.
Shilletha Curtis was awarded a Backpacking Light Diversity Grant in 2020 to help her prepare, acquire gear, and train for her next dream: hiking the Triple Crown. We caught up with Shilletha for a quick interview.
Nature Therapy in the Backcountry is an exploration of mindfulness, wellness, and the mental/emotional aspects of ultralight backcountry travel.
My interview with a physio-therapist, as well as my personal history with foot injuries, is making me think more carefully about backpacking footwear.
Junaid “Speshul 41” Dawud may have cut his teeth on the Pacific Crest Trail - twice - but he earned one of the top ten FKTs of 2013 for completing his "14ers" thru-hike. This route links all 58 of the 14,000-foot peaks in Colorado.
Adventurer and author Buck Nelson reflects on his incredible adventure on the famed Lewis and Clark Trail - a grand western adventure!
"Buck" Nelson might be the closest thing to a modern mountain man. Read Jorgen Johansson's interview with the man who loves the outdoors.
Paul "Mags" Magnanti is an active Backpacking Light contributor, a writer for Trail Groove Magazine, and a blogger. Learn more about Mags in this interview!
Mike St. Pierre founded Hyperlite Mountain Gear while working as chef in NYC out of a desire to have lighter gear for his weekend adventures. He has not looked back and HMG is quietly and quickly making a name for itself in the outdoor industry. Read what Mike has to say about his company and his recent adventure in the Grand Canyon.
An historical comparison of the philosophies of two of the leading pioneers of conservation and the wilderness regions they helped create.