Category Archives: Extended-Trip Backpacks

Is Ultralight Backpacking Gear Worth the Cost to My Budget—and My Comfort?

Dear Gear Team, I’ve been backpacking for a few years and am thinking of buying some ultralight gear, but I’m worried about cost and comfort. Are the trade-offs worth it? —Weighing My Options This question is all about aspiration. I remember the first time I saw an ultralight-equipped hiker like it was yesterday. I was […]

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