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M Lightweight Backpacking News: Digest No. 2

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By Eric Vann on October 22, 2014 in Trends » Media Reviews
Backpacking Light has scoured the web and will now bring you salient backpacking news stories, gear releases, and trip reports.

M Lightweight Mealtime Routines for Group Cooking

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By Ryan Jordan on October 22, 2014 in Techniques » Techniques & Best Practices
Simplifying the process of planning, preparing, and cooking for groups in the wild.

M Beyond Our Boundaries: Episode 17

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By Damien and Renee Tougas on October 14, 2014 in People » Profiles
Follow the story of a family of five as they backpack over 2000 miles from Georgia to Maine.

Flash Reviews No. 2: Deuce of Spades, Helinox Ground Chair, and Vargo vs. MSR Pot Lifters

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By Ryan Jordan on October 14, 2014 in Gear » SpotLite Reviews
Introductory reviews of noteworthy lightweight gear new to the author.

M Packrafting the Smith River Canyon

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By Ryan Jordan on October 07, 2014 in Places » Photo Essays
Eight packrafters spend four days floating sixty miles in one of Montana's most remote and inaccessible river canyons.

Lightweight Backpacking News: Digest No. 1

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By Eric Vann on October 07, 2014 in Trends » Media Reviews
Backpacking Light has scoured the web and will now bring you salient backpacking news stories, gear releases, and trip reports.

Gear Guide: Ultralight Inflatable Pillows

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By Ryan Jordan on October 01, 2014 in Gear » State of the Market Reports
Neck problems? Back problems? An ultralight inflatable pillow may be an ideal solution, but don't dive in head first. Read this first to see which ultralight pillows are the best.

M Beyond Our Boundaries: Episode 16

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By Damien and Renee Tougas on October 01, 2014 in People » Profiles
Follow the story of a family of five as they backpack over 2000 miles from Georgia to Maine.

M RapidPure Filters Review

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By Roger Caffin on September 23, 2014 in Gear » Reviews
Some filters leave a bad taste while others do an insufficient job of treating the water. The RapidPure filter changes the game and pushes the boundaries of water treatment.

M Pockets for Hyperlite Mountain Gear Packs

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By Darin Banner on September 23, 2014 in Techniques » Make Your Own Gear
Make your own lightweight and effective side pockets for HMG porter.

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