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Members Only The Grocery Sack Grows Up: A Genealogy of the Modern Ultralight Backpack
by David Chenault
From humble beginnings to the sophisticated and lightweight packs, the ultralight backpack is a tale filled with adaptation and pushing the balance of weight and features. Read More...
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2011 Backpacking Light Staff Picks
by BackpackingLight.com Staff
Backpacking Light staff pick their favorite gear/cool dealio/thingy-dingy of 2011. Read More...
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Members Only Cottage Stagnation and Recent Gems
by Ryan Jordan
Commentary on the (lack of) gear you can love from the cottage industry. Read More...
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2010 Backpacking Light Staff Picks
by BackpackingLight.com Staff
Backpacking Light staff pick their favorite gear/cool dealio/place of 2010. Read More...
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Lightweight Backpacking, Wal-Mart Style
by Benjamin Roode
I love gear, but I hate paying for it. Could I get a lightweight shelter, pack, sleeping bag, and sleeping pad for under $100? And if I could... how long would it last me? Read More...
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The Evolution of Fastpacking
by Ed Tyanich
How do the classic fastpacking offerings by Ultimate Direction compare to a pack of today? Read More...
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2009 Backpacking Light Staff Picks
by BackpackingLight.com Staff
Backpacking Light staff pick their favorite gear of 2009. Read More...
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2008 Backpacking Light Staff Picks
by BackpackingLight.com Staff
Backpacking Light staff pick their favorite gear of 2008. Read More...
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2007 Backpacking Light Staff Picks
by Backpacking Light Staff
Backpacking Light staff pick their favorite gear of 2007 Read More...

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