In this freeze-drying installment, we discuss the history of freeze-drying and experiment with using a freeze dryer to prepare our favorite take-out town meal for enjoyment in the backcountry.
A lesson in chemistry provides the solution for how to treat extremely muddy water sources in the backcountry.
Having an intentional, consistent, and efficient approach to packing your gear for a backpacking trip saves time and energy while hiking and in camp.
Single-speed all the way, baby.
My shelter, sleep, clothing, water, and cook system for when temps drop but full-on winter snow and wind hasn't yet arrived.
Crossing rivers "ultralight style" - that's when you simply walk through the water wearing your hiking shoes and keep walking on the trail once you get to the other side.
This vlog features commentary by Backpackinglight.com Founder & Publisher Ryan Jordan about the applicability of minimalist footwear for backpacking.
Chris Smead, who produces Backpackinglight.com's "According to Chris" video series, goes through his ultralight video gear.
Limiting the number of decisions, and keeping all your gear in one area are the major steps to simplifying your short backpacking trips.