How to Choose the Optimum Backpacking Tent Weight

There are a LOT of tents available that will be inexpensive but the real cost is in the weight of the tent. When you are intending to travel miles over multiple days, weeks, or even months weight is a large factor you want to cut. How much should a backpacking tent weigh? For most backpackers … Read more

What is a Good Base Weight for Backpacking?

Choosing to start backpacking leads you to many more questions about preparing, the most frequent questions I had centered around understanding backpack base weight. This weight is at the center of most thru-hikers discussions and I thought I should dive in to better understand before buying a backpack to ensure it was the right size. … Read more