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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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The Gear Shop is curated by humans. We add new products each week.

Training for the New Alpinism
$35 / 53 oz (1503g)
Training For The Uphill Athlete
Books and Maps
$35 / 53 oz (1503g)
Silva Expedition Global Compass
GPS Units and Compasses
Suunto M-3D Leader Compass
GPS Units and Compasses
Tarptent Dipole Li (1 & 2) Shelters
Trekking Pole Tents
$699 / 23.6 oz (669g)
Wild Ideas Bearikade Bear Canister
Cooking Systems
$395 / 36 oz (1021g)
Sea to Summit Ultra-Sil Nano Tarp Poncho
$110 / 8.1 oz (230g)
Pro Poncho-Tarp
Tarps and Shelters
$205 / 8.3 oz (235g)
Zpacks Groundsheet Poncho
Tarps and Shelters
$250 / 5.7 oz (162g)
Foodsaver v4440 Vacuum Sealer
Food Preparation and Packaging
Packit Gourmet Cook-in Bags
Food Preparation and Packaging
$0.79 / 0.28 oz (8g)
Hydrapak Seeker Water Bag
Water Storage Containers
$24 / 2.7 oz (77g)
ZPacks Ultralight Aquaclip Kit
Water Storage Containers
$8 / 0.42 oz (12g)
Gossamer Gear Bottle Rocket
Water Storage Containers
$22 / 1.35 oz (38g)
Platypus Soft Bottle
Water Storage Containers
$9 / 1.2 oz (34g)
Pa’lante V2 Pack
Packing Systems
$240 / 16.8 oz (476g)
Garmin inReach Mini 2
Satellite Communicators
$400 / 3.5 oz (99g)
Kahtoola Microspikes
Traction Devices
$70 / 11 oz (312g)
BearVault BV500 Bear Canister
Bear-Resistant Food Storage
$84 / 41 oz (1162g)
BearVault BV450 Bear Canister
Bear-Resistant Food Storage
$74 / 33 oz (936g)
Hyperlite Mountain Gear Versa Accessory Pack
Storage and Organization Accessories
$70 / 2.9 oz (82g)

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