Ultralight Backpacking

Discover the key gear you need for ultralight backpacking and experience the freedom of carrying less weight on your next outdoor adventure. Explore top tips and tricks for maximizing your hiking experience.
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“There seems to be a miscommunication, that UL just means driving up miles but what it can mean is including so many more people.” JPD began our conversation talking about conceptions of UL as exclusive and elitist—we both had several stories of our gender and gender expression being an issue in the wider outdoor community.

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A Backpacker's Life: My $100 Super-Ultralight Gear List Camping, Backpacking Gear, Backpacking, Cheap Backpack, Backpackin, Hiking Backpack, Travel Gear, Backpacker, Backpacking Gear Hacks

Some of the best moments in my life happened when I had the very least. Whenever I stress about money or work, I remind myself of that. When I was spending a majority of each year backpacking, hitchhiking, or cycling, people would ask me if I was a self-made millionaire or a trust-fund baby. I’d laugh it off and assure them that living like a hobo was dirt cheap. I used to have a motto back then: “A dollar saved is a mile hiked.” I’d see something I wanted to buy and think, "is it worth 200…


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