Hall of Fame Features
The following list features Backpacking Light's "Hall of Fame" - the highest traffic articles ever published at BPL - a great place to start reading for new visitors and subscribers!
Today's Most Popular Gear Reviews & Articles
30 Comments| on October 27, 2009 | in Techniques » Techniques & Best Practices
Treat your leather nicely, THEN abuse the ever-loving daylights out of it.
M Lightweight Stove Systems for Group Cooking Part 1: Basic Framework for Selecting A Cooking Pot and Predicting Fuel Needs
48 Comments| on November 19, 2013 | in Techniques » Techniques & Best Practices
A series of tests exploring the winter performance of inverted canister and integrated canister stove systems for large water volumes and snow melting.
17 Comments| on February 25, 2014 | in People » Profiles
Follow the story of a family of five as they backpack over 2000 miles from Georgia to Maine.
M AT Nordic Ski Systems: Discovering the Best of Backcountry Nordic and Alpine Touring Systems Through Hybridization
44 Comments| on February 18, 2014 | in Gear » Reviews
Combining the best of both worlds, AT Nordic ski systems give you comfort, stability, and lightweight as you explore the backcountry.
43 Comments| on December 27, 2011 | in Trends » Commentary
Backpacking Light staff pick their favorite gear/cool dealio/thingy-dingy of 2011.
69 Comments| on December 27, 2013 | in Gear » Staff Picks
As we close out the year, take a minute and see which gear our staff uses often.
47 Comments| on June 07, 2005 | in Gear » Gear Lists
New Boy Scouts (and your parents!), take note: going light will leave your patrol leaders in the dust and there will be money left over from your paper route.
44 Comments| on June 23, 2009 | in Techniques » Techniques & Best Practices
After taking a Wilderness Trekking course from Andrew Skurka and Don Wilson, I wanted to try the Philmont Scout Ranch in a UL style. By stepping out of my existing comfort zone, I discovered a whole new one.
19 Comments| on October 19, 2011 | in Gear » Reviews
Jetboil’s lightest and most technically advanced integrated canister fuel cooking system.