Ultralight backpacking

3MPH: Why We’re Filming A Documentary on the CDT

3MPH: Why We’re Filming A Documentary on the CDT

We have the opportunity to show an audience a trail that has no bounds. Everything is higher risk here. But we don’t want to just show this trail. And that’s...

Aug 16, 2017 : Mary Beth Skylis
Did Dan “Knotts” Binde Set the Self-Supported FKT on the AT?

Did Dan “Knotts” Binde Set the Self-Supported FKT on the AT?

May 26th 2017- July 19th 2017 (53:22:57) On July 19th, Dan “Knotts” Binde allegedly set a new self-supported speed record on the Appalachian Trail shortly after taking a nap two...

Aug 8, 2017 : Mary Beth Skylis
Shedding the Weight: Gear Changes for My 2nd AT Attempt

Shedding the Weight: Gear Changes for My 2nd AT Attempt

Changes I made after swapping gear, and doing my own personal shakedown prior to round 2 on the Appalachian Trail.

Feb 28, 2017 : Stubbs
Going Ultralight: The Struggle is Real (Gear video included)

Going Ultralight: The Struggle is Real (Gear video included)

Yesterday, I discussed the evolution of my gear over the last 20 years of casual hiking and camping.  Check it out! I never thought I would care so much about...

Feb 26, 2017 : Jim McNelis (Moonshine)
Ultralight Backpacking 103: The Skill Set

Ultralight Backpacking 103: The Skill Set

The following series on ultralight backpacking is brought to you by Gossamer Gear, a leading UL gear manufacturer since 1998. Gossamer Gear is a small, passionate company whose mission is to...

Dec 26, 2016 : Caet Cash
5 Thoughts That Consume Your Mind While Backpacking

5 Thoughts That Consume Your Mind While Backpacking

What are some of the most common things that run through backpackers head's on the trail?

Nov 20, 2015 : Kyle O'Grady
Super ultralight backpacking: What it takes to carry a 3.5 pound pack

Super ultralight backpacking: What it takes to carry a 3.5 pound pack

I induced a panic in more than a few people when I posted my 3.5 pound gear list for my Appalachian Trail unsupported record attempt this past summer. Concerned parents...

Sep 5, 2015 : Grayson Cobb