Join us on our members-only "office hours" live stream with Backpacking Light owner/founder Ryan Jordan for short presentations + member Q&A.
In this Member Q&A, we'll provide the foundations for recognizing avalanche hazards and a framework for avalanche risk management.
Interested in winter hiking and backpacking? In this webinar, learn how to use your existing kit, plus a few extra strategic items, to be safe and comfortable in the winter. Part 2 of 2.
Interested in winter hiking and backpacking? In this webinar, learn how to use your existing kit, plus a few extra strategic items, to be safe and comfortable in the winter. Part 1 of 2.
An online live (and recorded) webinar introduction to backpacking photography skills, techniques, and gear.
An online live (and recorded) webinar introduction to map and compass use for hiking and backpacking.
Learn how to store your food and protect it from bears in the backcountry - an overview of different methods and when to use them.
Learn how to choose a backpacking backpack for specific types of trips based on design, materials, and use cases.
Planning a route for wilderness backpacking trips in remote environments can be complicated. In this webinar, learn about route planning tools and processes that simplify planning and help you plan safe, comfortable trips in the backcountry.
Learn how to choose and use trekking poles for backpacking, trekking pole design, and how trekking poles influence physiological energy costs and biomechanics as related to mitigating overuse injuries.
Learn how to choose a base layer for backpacking, base layer material performance differences, and how base layers impact moisture transfer in the broader context of a clothing system.
Considerations for managing backcountry electronics including portable battery packs, batteries in cold temperatures, headlamps, cameras, satellite communicators, fitness watches, smartphones, and more.
Considerations for backcountry food planning, caloric density, packaging, and more for hiking and backpacking.
How to make the decision of what type of ultralight shelter to use on various types of backpacking trips in different seasons.
How to assemble and save weight on a clothing layering system for hiking and backpacking to stay warm, dry, and comfortable.