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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

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.

M Micro Wood Stove for Alpine / Snow Camping, Part 1

By Tim Clark, with Editorial Assistance by Roger Caffin | on September 09, 2015 | in Techniques » Make Your Own Gear
A wood stove that can be used in a tent? Dream or virtual reality?

M Map and Compass: A City-girl Walks Western Wilderness

By Anne O'Regan | on July 10, 2012 | in Techniques » Techniques & Best Practices

Gossamer Gear Thinlight Foam Mat and Generic EVA30 Foam Mat

By Roger Caffin and Will Rietveld | on August 23, 2011 | in Gear » State of the Market Reports
Mini-review for the 2011 Lightweight Inflatable Sleeping Pads State of the Market Report

M Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2015 Wrap-Up

By Will Rietveld and Janet Reichl | in Trends » Outdoor Retailer News
A summary review of new gear, trends, and news from Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2015.

The Backpacking Fly Fisherman

By Ryan Jordan | on July 26, 2005 | in Techniques » Techniques & Best Practices
Ultralight fly fishing gear for the backpacker fishing on the move.

Adventure Medical Kits Mylar Emergency Sleeping Bag

By the Product Review Staff | on July 04, 2002 | in Gear » Reviews
Adventure Medical Kits Mylar Emergency Sleeping Bag

M Notes from the Field: Talus, Tundra, and Ice on a High Route in the Wind River Range of Wyoming

By Ryan Jordan | on September 04, 2015 | in Places » Notes from the Field
An 11-day high route trek in the Wind River Range of Wyoming with BSA Venturing Crew One, featuring a photo essay, trip planning and route information, and a review of selected group and individual equipment used on the trek.

Philmont Scout Ranch: How Light Can You Go?

By Doug Prosser | 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.


By Roger Caffin | on December 19, 2006 | in Gear » SpotLite Reviews
A reasonably minimal titanium cookset - very light, works well, but not very low cost. Take just one pot?

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