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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

Kelty Cosmic Down 20 Sleeping Bag Review

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By Brad Groves | on March 22, 2011 | in Gear » Reviews
It's a $100 DOWN bag. Too good to be true? You may be surprised...

24-Hour Gear Lists

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By the BackpackingLight.com Readership | on May 10, 2011 | in Gear » Gear Lists
See the winners of our recent contest and download a zip file of all the submissions. Use your favorite to plan YOUR next trip!

Tenkara for Backpackers: State of the Market Report - Part 1

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By Chris Stewart | on August 13, 2013 | in Gear » State of the Market Reports
A look at the best rods to bring into the Backcountry. It may not be what you think. Sometimes the best combination takes into account both the weight and the reach of the rod.

Granite Gear Blaze A.C. 60 Review

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By Brad Groves | on May 08, 2012 | in Gear » Reviews
Will it light the trails on fire?

Nemo Tenshi Tent REVIEW

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By Doug Johnson | on August 02, 2005 | in Gear » Reviews
Two-person bomber tent constructed of eVENT - waterproof, very breathable, and now rarely available in tents.

ULA Epic Pack Review

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By Ed Tyanich | on October 19, 2010 | in Gear » Reviews
This improved pack handles heavy or awkward loads with ease, for your Epic adventures.

Integral Designs SilDome (Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2007)

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By Alan Dixon | on August 11, 2007 | in Trends » Outdoor Retailer News
An utralight monopole shelter that requires no trekking poles sets up with as little as two stakes

Lightweight Backpacking with Young Children

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

Philmont Scout Ranch: How Light Can You Go?

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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.

Lightweight Backpacking News: Digest No. 15

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By Jonathan Davis | on April 29, 2015 | in Trends » Commentary
News this week: Mt. Everest Avalanche Adds to Tragedy in Nepal, The U.S. Outdoor Act of 2015, Take a Trip Through the North York Moors, Craig Weiland Discovers a New Diatom, and much more!


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