8.5 lb Ultralight Backpacking Gear List for Thru-Hiking
An ultralight backpacking gear list and FAQs for the gram counters. 5 pound full comfort base weight and a 9.5 pound consumables for thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail, Pacific Crest Trail, Continental Divide Trail. Regular backpacking, lightweight backpacking, ultralight backpacking, hyperlight backpacking compared.
Nine skills that will allow you to go lighter - Andrew Skurka
Two years ago my younger sister and her boyfriend went on their first backpacking trip together—a weekend-long summer outing in New Hampshire’s White Mountains. Based on our shared genealogy, she apparently assumed she’d been blessed with comparable backpacking wisdom as her older brother, so she borrowed some equipment I’d left in my parent’s basement and…
Fitness Over 40: Training Tips for Hikers and Endurance Athletes — Miss Adventure Pants
Achieve extreme fitness over 40 with these 10 training tips. Expert advice for hikers, runners, mountaineers, backpackers, and all other endurance athletes.
Lightweight Backpacking Tips for More Comfortable Miles | Exploring Wild
These lightweight backpacking tips and tricks will help you hike faster and more comfortably in the backcountry.
Lightweight Backpacking for Couples - Backpacking Light
Introduction Most of us do not venture into the backcountry alone. Sharing the outdoors with another person heightens our outdoor experience. That person can be a good friend, parent, brother, sister, or our children. Going into the wilderness with a partner (that special and intimate friend) may be the ultimate expression of togetherness. This article […]
The 10 Prepper Fitness Skills and How to Master Them
Learn how to take your prepper fitness to the next level by including these skills in your survival training workout. Sample SHTF exercises included.
14 Best Ultralight Backpacking Tents [2020 Gear Guide]
Gear guide to the best ultralight backpacking tents. Ultralight 1 person, 2 person, nylon, cuben fiber, dyneema, freestanding and non-freestanding tents tested by Appalachian Trail and Pacific Crest Trail thru-hikers. Your backpacking tent is one of the biggest items in your pack and a big opportunity to save weight.
SkyAir ULT is a sil/sil tarp tent large enough for two men and gear that only weighs 8 oz. The poleless design is pitched with a trekking pole in the front and back and stakes around the side. For early season use, you will be hard pressed to find a lighter weight shelter. For bug season use, add the SkyAir Mesh Insert, Footprint, and Front Vestibule to protect you and your gear from the elements. The versatility the SkyAir provides is unlike anything else you will find in a tarp tent and is…
11 Hiking, Backpacking, & Camping Tips for Couples - CloudLine Apparel
Tips for a Romantic Outdoor Adventure We've all heard the cornball adage that the couple that plays together, stays together. We think it is absolutely true; sharing adventures with your significant other is one of the best parts of a relationship. But taking the love of your life on an outdoor adventure can also be st