8.5 lb Ultralight Backpacking Gear List for Thru-Hiking
What is ultralight backpacking and an ultralight backpacking gear list breakdown. 8.5 pound full comfort base weight and a 9.5 pound consumables for thru hiking the Appalachian Trail, Pacific Crest Trail or Continental Divide Trail. Tent, sleeping bag, everything reviewed. #ultralight #backpacking #ultralightgear
Nine skills that will allow you to go lighter - Andrew Skurka
Two years ago my younger sister and her boyfriend went on their first backpacking trip together—a weekend-long summer outing in New Hampshire’s White Mountains. Based on our shared genealogy, she apparently assumed she’d been blessed with comparable backpacking wisdom as her older brother, so she borrowed some equipment I’d left in my parent’s basement and…
Fitness Over 40: Training Tips for Hikers and Endurance Athletes — Miss Adventure Pants
10 training tips for hikers and endurance athletes over 40. This blog post shows you how to adjust your workout routine and get in the best shape of your life at any age. #hiking #fitness #training #missadventurepants
Lightweight Backpacking Tips: Lighten Your Pack to Hike More Comfortably | Exploring Wild
Say goodbye to sore shoulders and cranky knees. These lightweight backpacking tips will cut pounds from your pack weight so you can hike farther, faster, or just more comfortably.
Lightweight Backpacking for Couples - Backpacking Light
Introduction Most of us do not venture into the backcountry alone. Sharing the outdoors with another person heightens our outdoor experience. That person can be a good friend, parent, brother,...
The 10 Prepper Fitness Skills and How to Master Them
Before starting any prepper fitness routine, you need to establish what your goals are. I like how Richard Broome talks about a “baseline” of prepper fitness requirements. Much like with the CrossFit Games, he thinks that we should define specific challenges that all preppers should be able to do.Here are some prepper baselines from Broome as well as some ones that I added. #survival #fitness #shtf
15 Best Ultralight Backpacking Tents [2021 Gear Guide]
Gear guide to the best ultralight backpacking tents. Ultralight 1 person, 2 person, nylon, cuben fiber, dyneema, freestanding and non-freestanding tents tested by Appalachian Trail and Pacific Crest Trail thru-hikers. Your backpacking tent is one of the biggest items in your pack and a big opportunity to save weight.
Big Three Ultralight Backpacking Makeovers
When it comes to gear list weight reduction for lightweight and ultralight backpacking, the biggest gains come from lightening the big three, including
SPECS Capacity: 1+ Persons (2 Hardcore Minimalist Hunters is Possible) Minimum Trail Weight: 8 oz. Packaged Weight: 10.3 oz. Number of Tent Stakes: 6 Floor Area: 27’ - 32’(Dependent on pitch height) Head Height: 41” - 47” (Dependent on pitch height) Total length with Vestibule attached: 120” Vestibule Compatible Mesh Liner & Footprint Compatible Length: 90” Width at Foot: 36” Width at Head: 60” - 72” (Dependent on pitch height) Reinforcement Fabric: Nylon 6, 6 Ripstop 30D sil/sil Tarp…
Best Hiking gear list for all your treks 2019
Ultralight backpacking gear list for thru hiking the Pacific Crest Trail, Appalachian Trail and Continental Divide Trail. Refined list of cottage industry and traditional backpacking gear companies.