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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.

Frequently Asked Questions About Lightweight Canister Stoves and Fuels
One of our favorite canister stoves: the Coleman Outlander F1 Ultralight, only 2.7 ounces and hot! Canister stoves weigh as little as 2.5 ounces (71 g) and are very easy...
Considerations for Selecting a Lightweight Backpacking Stove
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Getting the Most out of an MSR White Gas Stove: Maintenance Tips
Editor’s note: Don ‘Photon’ Johnston is a stove ‘geek’ and the inventor of the Photon Stove ™ alcohol stove. What follows is his advice based on over 10 years of...
Guide to Selecting and Using Ultralight GPS Systems

Systematic analysis of considerations for evaluating a GPS system of lightweight equipment and software for efficient navigation.

Backcountry Hygiene for Ultralight and Long-Distance Hikers

A short primer on the topic of backcountry hygiene to help you minimize the risk of contracting stomach-borne illnesses while in the backcountry.

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