November 20, 2015 8:16 PM MST - Subscription purchasing, account maintenance, forum profile maintenance, new account registration, and forum posting have been disabled
as we prepare our databases for the final migration to our new server next week. Stay tuned here for more details.
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Website Migration Alerts

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  • 11/24/15 7:15 PM - IMPORTANT: If you are a subscriber to Backpacking Light's General Newsletter List, check your email at about 8:00 PM Mountain Time (51 minutes from now) for information about your user account at the new site. If you're not a subscriber yet, click the "Free Gear List" tab at the top of our Facebook Page and sign up (don't forget to click the link in the confirmation email).
  • 11/24/15 5:00 PM- Please visit our Facebook Page for additional updates and real-time migration status.
  • 11/23/15 8:00 AM - Old customer support portal has now been shut down, new one back up within 48 72 hours
  • 11/20/15 8:15 PM - User account registration / forum profile maintenance / account maintenance, subscription purchasing, and forum posting have been disabled while we migrate our databases to the new server as we stage for launching the new website next week.
  • 11/20/15 7:00 PM - Subscription purchasing and forum posting will be locked down tonight (we'll post when they are) so we can port the final bits of data to our development site as we get ready to go live.
  • 11/17/15 10:00 AM - New articles will not be published this week, we are locking down the article database to stage for migration.
  • 11/16/15 1:00 PM - Notice to users about how the migration will impact your access to the site.
  • 11/16/15 12:00 PM - Temporary portal for customer support will be located at:
  • 11/16/15 11:45 AM - Customer Support system migration is now in progress, support may be inaccessible until further notice.
  • 11/16/15 - Our beta test group is in place and has been actively working with us on the new site for the past few weeks. Thank you for your service to BPL!
  • 11/15/15 - Today we experienced some server response delays caused by a bot crawler that we have now blacklisted. Thanks for your patience.

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