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The Gear Shop features lightweight and ultralight backpacking gear based on expertly-curated recommendations from our staff, contributors, product review team, and trekking guides.

  • Use the Gear Shop to find Backpacking Light reviews and related articles, read member gear reviews, buy used gear from other members, compare prices at online retailers, and more.
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REI Minimalist GTX Rain Mitts
$49.95 / 1.7 oz (48g)
Inov-8 Mudclaw G 260
Trail Running Shoes
$185.00 / 9.2 oz (261g)
Xero Shoes Mesa Trail
Trail Running Shoes
$119 / 7.6 oz (215g)
Topo Athletic Ultraventure
Trail Running Shoes
$135 / 10.4 oz (295g)
Enlightened Equipment Uprising Quilt
Sleep Systems
$320 / 14.4 oz (408g)
Locus Gear Khufu DCF-B Shelter
Tarps and Shelters
$600 / 11.9 oz (337g)
Suluk46 Tica Ice Tool
Winter and Snow Gear
$225 / 4.8 oz (136g)
Fenix HM50R Headlamp
Navigation & Electronics
$60 / 2.2 oz (62g)
Toaks Titanium Siphon Alcohol Stove
Cooking Systems
$40 / 0.7 oz (20g)
Bushbuddy Mini
Wood Stoves
$85 / 4.2 oz (119g)
Suluk46 Una Wood Stove
Wood Stoves
$190 / 2.0 oz (57g)
Trail Designs Caldera Cone System
Cooking Systems
$35 / 1.2 oz (34g)
Suluk46 Anuri Titanium Windscreen
Utensils and Mugs
$29 / 0.7 oz (20g)
Black Diamond Distance Carbon FLZ Trekking Poles
Trekking Poles
$190 / 12.7 oz (360g)
Patagonia Sun Stretch Shirt
Trekking Shirts and Pants
$100 / 5.6 oz (159g)
REI Flash Carbon Trekking Poles
Trekking Poles
$139 / 13.6 oz (386g)
Arc’teryx Proton LT Hoody
Insulation - High Loft Synthetic
$300 / 13.2 oz (374g)
Tenkara Hane Fishing Rod
Multisport/Other Activities
$160 / 3.5 oz (99g)
Topo Athletic Terraventure
Trail Running Shoes
$120 / 21.6 oz (612g)
Black Diamond Alpine Carbon Cork Trekking Poles
Trekking Poles
$180 / 17.0 oz (482g)
Tenkara Rhodo Fishing Rod
Multisport/Other Activities
$250 / 2.1 oz (60g)

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