Chris Smead, who produces Backpackinglight.com’s “According to Chris” video series, goes through his ultralight video gear.
This article tests various canister warming techniques for preserving the efficiency of canister stoves in sub-freezing temperatures.
Evaporative heat loss in upright canister stoves extends boiling times and changes fuel mixture composition. Here’s how to combat it.
Chris Smead presents “Snowshoeing Yosemite Point”, a film in 4K about a beautiful winter trek accomplished in lightweight style!
Lightweight backpacking in the winter requires more intentionality with respect to gear selection and skill set, but with great rewards.
This Patagonia Airshed Pullover Review features a new type of wind shirt that focuses on maximizing the air permeability of the fabric.
Lightweight backpacking is growing in Europe. What makes it unique and what are the similarities to lightweight backpacking in the US?
This Patagonia M10 Anorak review features a minimally-featured, simply-styled waterproof-breathable rain jacket that weighs 7 oz.
Mylar bags for backpacking food keep food fresh and protected from moisture. How about vacuum sealing reusable (e.g., snack chip) bags?
Christopher Smead tells his story in this John Muir Trail Movie – the JMT according to Chris. Read the backstory & gear notes, too.