The GoLite Vapor Vest capitalizes on vapor barrier principles to keep your insulation dry while wearing a backpack and hiking (or skiing, or climbing) in very cold conditions.
The GoLite Hex 3 Shelter is a winter traveler’s dream: a floorless shelter that provides bombproof wind and storm protection. For 3-season use, the Hex 3 is a roomy refuge from fringe season storms.
Clothing and Sleep Systems for Mountain Hiking, 1st Edition (August 2002)
Book Review: Beyond Backpacking
The Polarguard 3D-filled GoLite Flash Sleeping Bag takes a modular approach to sleep systems, with a removable top that can be used to adjust the temperature range of the bag: when it’s warm, simply zip it off and leave it home.
Overview High-loft insulating garments have a higher warmth-to-weight ratio than any other type of clothing. So, they are perfect complements to a lightweight backpacking clothing system when temperatures plummet. This review compares and contrasts three very different synthetic high-loft insulating jackets from Wild Things, GoLite, and Integral Designs. For a more thorough discussion of high-loft […]
Introduction Long awaited, read the results of a months-long review of raingear that includes extensive laboratory and field testing of fabrics and garments by the BackpackingLight.COM Product Review Staff. Introduction In the Spring of 2001, BackpackingLight.COM embarked on a full-scale program of rainwear testing that included seventeen individual garments from seven different manufacturers. These garments […]
Lightweight Backpacking 101: An Introductory Manual for Lightening Your Load Today (1st Edition – August 2001)
Wind Shirt Wars Review Summary