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Lightweight, freestanding double wall tent with Easton FX Carbon poles. Is this the ultimate compromise in a do-it-all three-season tent?
Not the lightest double wall tent at nearly 6 lbs, but it's storm-worthy and can shelter two people and loads of gear.
A 3.3-pound double wall tent that uses an innovative Y-pole design to maximize interior space. The full mesh inner walls are good...and bad.
Solo silnylon catenary ridgeline tarp at a nice weight, size, and price but it requires a lot of room to pitch.
For those with short torsos, this is a lightweight and durable pack, with some clever design features.
Lightweight, frameless, water-hauling, 3300 ci backpack with lots of features - too many for non-adventure racers.
Lightweight for the volume, plenty of weight-carrying capacity, and user-friendly features, although the water bottle pockets could be more easily accessible.
Tough, tiny (1525 ci) frameless daypack or overnight pack for minimalists.
A poncho/tarp is a good choice for SuperUltraLight backpacking. With this one you get a good shelter, rainwear, and pack cover for only 7 ounces.
Why use a silnylon poncho/tarp when spinnaker is lighter? The answer may surprise you.
A well-designed, low volume 4.4-ounce pack for dayhikes or SuperUltraLight overnights.
Improves on the classic (now discontinued) GoLite Breeze, and cuts the weight by a third.
It’s made of spinnaker fabric and must be "handled with care," but the volume to weight ratio will knock your socks off!
A comfortable and lofty 14-ounce jacket with some nice features, but missing ultralight appeal.
Full three-season (non-bomber) weather protection for one person for only 11.2 ounces including guylines and stakes.
Minimal features and prone-to-abrasion-damage spinnaker fabric make this the lightest 2000-cubic inch backpack on the market.
We found a “sleeper” - the Feather-Lite has 1.5 inches more loft than specified.
The lightest down jacket on the market.
What a conundrum! The upgraded pack has some great improvements, and is now an outstanding value, but (darn it) it's also heavier.
A waterproof sleeping bag may sound like overkill, until you think about the possibilities – like sleeping under the stars without getting damp or wet insulation, and leaving the bivy sack at home.