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

Backpacking Tights - Part 1

37 Comments
By Damien Tougas | on August 13, 2013 | in Gear » SpotLite Reviews
Tights are a very versatile backpacking tool. Their close fit keeps you warm and quickly wicks away moisture.

Comparison Review of Tarps and Other Floorless Shelters

By the Product Review Staff | on September 29, 2003 | in Gear » Reviews

M The Evolution of a Winter Stove - Part 3

233 Comments
By Roger Caffin | on July 16, 2013 | in Gear » SpotLite Reviews
Dissatisfied with what was commercially available at the time, the author has been working on the design of a lightweight winter canister stove since 2007.

Ultralight Tip of the Week

431 Comments
By Mike Clelland! | on January 13, 2012 | in Techniques » Techniques & Best Practices
Rotating feature with tips and illustrations from Mike Clelland!'s new book: Ultralight Backpackin' Tips

Wilderness Equipment First Arrow Review

39 Comments
By Roger Caffin | on April 24, 2012 | in Gear » Reviews
Tunnel Tents Tutorial and State of the Market Report - Mini Reviews

Lightweight Backpacking with Young Children

By Stephanie and Ryan Jordan | on October 15, 2003 | in Techniques » Techniques & Best Practices

Granite Gear Escape AC 60, Granite Gear Vapor Flash Ki, and Granite Gear Nimbus Ozone Packs

59 Comments
By Roger Caffin | on September 28, 2010 | in Gear » Reviews
Mini-review for the 2010 State of the Market Report on Internal Frame Backpacks.

Freestanding Double Wall Tents - A Cursory Review of 1P/2P Offerings from Mountain Hardwear, The North Face, and Nemo

By Sean McDevitt | on April 15, 2014 | in Gear » Reviews
Ultralight tents are becoming more lightweight and durable. This is good news for ultralighters.

ULA P-2 Review

By Jay Ham | on August 24, 2004 | in Gear » Reviews

The Beautiful Cup

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By Mike Clelland! | on September 07, 2010 | in Techniques » Techniques & Best Practices
Techniques and gear for the lightweight backcountry coffee connoisseur, because under no circumstances should you let a non-coffee drinker brew your bliss.


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