Forums of a more topical nature focusing on a particular style or subgenre of lightweight backpacking. Other activities are not necessarily found here, though - see the "Off Piste" section of the forums.
General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion
General discussion of lightweight hiking/backpacking and other backcountry activities.
- 2 days, 8 hours ago
Philosophy & Technique
Discussions about the ethereal philosophy of going light, balanced (maybe) by both rational and (very likely) irrational discussions of "best practices", techniques, etc.
- 1 hour, 41 minutes ago
Speed Hiking and Fastpacking
Dedicated to Speed Hiking and Fastpacking TRIPS themselves. Gear discussions should go in the SUL or Gear channels.
- 2 weeks, 2 days ago
SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion
Discussion of SUL hiking/backpacking - that is, the practice of carrying insanely light packs (e.g., 7 lbs or less) - and intense study of about how to trim even MORE weight from your pack.
- 5 days, 6 hours ago
If your mission is vertical, check out the "Mountaineering and Alpinism" forum. All other winter hikers, this is your gig. Techniques and gear for dealing with SNOW and COLD.
- 2 days, 18 hours ago
- General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion