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Lightweight Backpacking News: Digest No. 10

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By Eric Vann on February 18, 2015 in Trends » Media Reviews
Backpacking Light has scoured the web and will now bring you salient backpacking news stories, gear releases, and trip reports.

Weekend Wanderings in West Texas: Photo Essay

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By Luke Schmidt on February 10, 2015 in Places » Photo Essays
Saved by the Guadalupe Mountains, the author learns to live in West Texas and begins to enjoy the area with weekend visits to the mountains.

Lightweight Backpacking News: Digest No. 9

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By Eric Vann on February 04, 2015 in Trends » Media Reviews
Backpacking Light has scoured the web and will now bring you salient backpacking news stories, gear releases, and trip reports.

West Canada Lakes Wilderness

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By Adam Klagsbrun on January 28, 2015 in Places » Trip Reports
A beautiful wilderness with incredible fishing rehabilitated after years of logging and industry use. Just don't forget your lake packraft...you'll need it!

Lightweight Backpacking News: Digest No. 8

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By Eric Vann on January 20, 2015 in Trends » Media Reviews
Outdoor news: stories, gear, trips, and more!

Flash Reviews No. 4

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By Ryan Jordan on January 20, 2015 in Gear » Flash Reviews
Technology is revolutionizing our sport. Here are some products pushing the envelope: Sonim XP7 Ultra-Rugged Smartphone; Fenix HL22 Single-AA Headlamp; and Casio Pathfinder PRG-270 Watch.

Lightweight Backpacking News: Digest No. 7

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By Eric Vann on January 07, 2015 in Trends » Media Reviews
Backpacking Light has scoured the web and will now bring you salient backpacking news stories, gear releases, and trip reports.

2014 Staff Picks

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By BackpackingLight.com Staff on January 01, 2015 in Gear » Staff Picks
Backpacking Light's staff is some of the most passionate backpackers around. Take a look at the ultralight gear we use and treasure.

Lightweight Backpacking News: Digest No. 6

By Eric Vann on December 17, 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.

Winter Backpacking Checklist (Gear List): Ultralight Winter Snowcave Camping

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By Ryan Jordan on December 10, 2014 in Gear » Gear Lists
A lightweight approach to traveling light in the winter on snowshoes.

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