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Publisher’s Gear Guide Update (Nov ’23)
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The Publisher’s Gear Guide has been updated. This gear guide contains recommendations in various categories by Backpacking Light Publisher and Founder Ryan Jordan. This is the gear he actually chooses to use on his own trips.

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Atom Packs Atom+ Robic Extreema, Size Large (22.2oz)
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Condition: New/unused, never outside. MSRP $260. Torso 19-21″, Hipbelt 30-32″ (Atom Packs sellsĀ replacement belts) Obtained a couple years ago, when Tom was making a run of Robic Extreema packs.  …

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SOLD – Kestrel x ULA Equipment “The Alpha” Ultralight Fixed Blade (0.85 ounces) – 1 of 250 made
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Brand: Kestrel Model: The Alpha (collaboration with ULA Equipment) Limited Edition: 1 of 250 made Weight (knife only): 0.85 ounces Weight (knife, sheath, and ulti-clip): 1.9 ounces Handle Length: 4…

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WTB: mont-bell XXL Alpine Light Down Parka Men’s
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I may be able to look at buying a XL.   Thanks Eric

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Vintage Aitor Jungle King 2 knife
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I purchased this knife new in the early 90s. A quality knife made in Spain by a famous knife maker, it is the most clever survival/utility knife made, in my…

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Derma-Safe Folding Knife
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Gear reviews from our staff and members, buy/sell used, shopping tools, and more about the Derma-Safe Folding Knife.

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2022 Backpacking Light Members Choice Awards
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First annual Members Choice Awards – what gear do our members use and love as we near the end of 2022?

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Victorinox Swiss Army Classic Knife
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Gear reviews from our staff and members, buy/sell used, shopping tools, and more about the Swiss Army Classic Knife.

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WTB or Trade for a Benchmade Bugout knife
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Hey all, anyone have a Benchmade bugout that isnā€™t seeing use? Ā Iā€™m looking to buy one or two. Ā IĀ Prefer neutral colors or orange just not the baby blue version. Thanks…

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15″ Little buck saw by qiwiz
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I have a very lightly used bow saw with the tyvek pouch made by Qiwiz. In excellent condition. Weighs 4 oz. Cost $79.00 plus shipping. I will sell it for…

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Spyderco Manix 2
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This knife was bought a few years ago, but has only been used a handful of times. Ā It is in excellent condition. Ā I am willing to send anywhere in CONUS…

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A Micro-Utility Knife: The Backnife Review
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In this Backnife Review, we focus on the comprehensive (sic) blade technology in this detailed analysis of a cutting tool ;)

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