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
26 Comments| on March 22, 2011 | in Gear » Reviews
It's a $100 DOWN bag. Too good to be true? You may be surprised...
5 Comments| 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!
25 Comments| 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.
43 Comments| on August 02, 2005 | in Gear » Reviews
Two-person bomber tent constructed of eVENT - waterproof, very breathable, and now rarely available in tents.
31 Comments| on October 19, 2010 | in Gear » Reviews
This improved pack handles heavy or awkward loads with ease, for your Epic adventures.
55 Comments| 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
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.
62 Comments| on April 29, 2015 | in Trends » Commentary
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