Water filtration is a huge while backpacking, but what about at home? Check out this DIY off grid water filter system.
If you're looking for a quilt that won't break the bank and you don't expect cold temperatures (sub 40° F / 5° C ), this Aegismax Wind Hard quilt is an excellent choice. Pros AffordableLightweightWell constructedAccurate temp ratingSimple to use for sleepingStuff sack/ hang bag included Cons No instructions providedComplicated to "wear" Stock photo, but … Continue reading Gear Review: AegisMax Wind Hard Quilt
My Florida Trail gear list equipped me to thru-hike the 63 mile Ocean to Lake trail and backpack a large section of the Florida Trail as a Granite Gear Grounds Keeper this year packing out over 50lbs of trash. I hiked through miles of water this year and was able to really enjoy the experience … Continue reading Florida Trail Gear List
Get a first look at the gear I'll be carrying as a Granite Gear Grounds Keeper. I'll be taking Leave No Trace ethics to the next level by picking up and packing out as much trash as possible while hiking Florida's scenic trails.
Have gear advice questions? Ask them. Here's a small, helpful article on gear selection for beginner backpackers and hikers.
Not quite ultralight, but check out how I dropped 4.2lbs off my pack weight and see if you can reduce your base weight, too!