Why a Lightweight Backpack is So Crucial

By , September 25, 2012

Each time I launched one sore foot in front of the other, I felt the straps on my backpack digging deeper into my shoulders. It was as if the weight of my pack was trying to pull me backward, undoing … Continue reading

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How to Make Your Own Lightweight Repair Kit

By , September 11, 2012

In less than five minutes, you can create a ridiculously useful “repair kit” that weighs in at just 0.5 oz and costs pennies! Duct tape can be used to repair nearly everything, but here are some specific uses to get … Continue reading

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An Ultralight Toothbrush for Backpacking

By , September 5, 2012

It doesn’t matter if you’re in the comfort of your home or 20 miles deep into the forest – that dirty villain Mr. Plaque never rests and those pearly whites of yours need to be brushed. At home I prefer a nice … Continue reading