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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.
  • We provide links from products in the Gear Shop to third-party online retailer websites, where you can purchase the products. Some of these links may be affiliate links (disclosure).

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

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)
Topo Athletic Terraventure
Trail Running Shoes
$120 / 21.6 oz (612g)
Arc’teryx Norvan VT 2
Trail Running Shoes
$170 / 11.3 oz (320g)
Inov8 G270 Trail Running Shoes
Trail Running Shoes
$160 / 9.5 oz (269g)
La Sportiva Akyra Trail Running Shoes
Trail Running Shoes
$140 / 11.4 oz (323g)
Outdoor Research Verglas Gaiters
$69 / 7.4 oz (210g)
Hoka Speedgoat Trail Running Shoe
Trail Running Shoes
$145 / 10.8 oz (306g)
Altra Lone Peak Trail Running Shoe
Trail Running Shoes
$130 / 11.1 oz (315g)

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