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Calculating the range for unsupported, long-distance hiking

Formulas and theory for predicting possible distances and times with ultralight gear for long distance backpacking.

Toilet Paper Free Expeditions

Go wild - leave the TP at home.

Selecting a Canister Stove for Cold Weather Backpacking
Part II: Commercially Available Canister Stove Systems

Many canister stove models become excellent cold weather performers with a simple twist.

Selecting a Canister Stove for Cold Weather Backpacking
Part I: Stove and Fuel Fundamentals

Fuel fundamentals and basic flame chemistry explained so that canister stove cold weather performance can be optimized.

Lightweight Backcountry Professional Photography

Complete lightweight camera and accessories setup for the professional backcountry photographer.

Backcountry Fly Fishing: Lightweight Gear and Style

Outdoor writer Larry Tullis brings a lightweight ethic to backcountry fishing.

Foot Care for Diabetic Hikers

Perspectives on footwear and foot care from a type II diabetic backpacker.

Can A Sane Person Truly Enjoy SuperUltralight Backpacking?

SUL for the masses? Perspectives on comfortable gear - with a suggested gear checklist - for a non-technical canyoneering backpacking trip requiring less than five pounds of gear on your back.

An Old Dog Learns New Tricks – How Lightweight Technology Keeps me on the Trail at 70

How lightweight backpacking gear has kept the author on the trail at 70.

Trail Food: Keeping it Interesting and Energizing

The basics of selecting trail food that is appetizing, energizing, and easy to prepare.

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