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Ultralight Hiking and Backpacking

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Lightweight Hiking and Backpacking
Allison Driscoll

Where to Start...
The Big Three
Why Go Lighter?
Hike Further and faster
Simplicity
Less injury
See and do more
Expedition: 65 lbs+
Base Weight
35
lbs

:

Sleep System
Shelter
Hydration
Backpack Considerations
sleeping pad Options
Traditional vs Ultralight
contain your water
Rethink
multipurpose items
skills and practice
Courses
Resources
trailtosummit.com
gossamergear.com
backpackingnorth.com
hikelighter.com
briangreen.net
blackwoodspress.com
hikinginfinland.com
sectionhiker.com
vs
15
lbs
Bonds Overnight
Baseweight is ALMOST everything in your pack.


It does not include food, water, or or other consumables (fuel, toiletries, etc)
Ultralight: 10 lbs or less!
Traditional: 35 lbs+
Super Ultralight: 5 lbs or less!
AKA
psycho
lite!
Lightweight: 10-25 lbs
1) Get a scale and weigh EVERYTHING
What weight category do you fall under?
Set a realistic goal
2) Do your homework
Start reading books, articles, look at hiker blogs
Look at what works for others and what may work for you
3) Try it out: Go on a hike!
Make piles for items you used,barely used, didn't use at all
lighterpack.com
Repackage
Replace
Shelter

Sleep System

Pack
Aim for
3 lbs or less for each
(not including
the cat!)
Traditional vs Ultralight
Osprey Aether
Gossamer Gear Mariposa
60L
$259.95
4 LBS 11 OZ ("Lightweight")
57L
$245.00 (w/ hipbelt)
29 oz (1.8 lbs)
Capacity
conditions (seasons)
Style of hiking (dayhikes, backpacking, mileage, bushwhacking, etc)


ZPacks Quilt
Western Mountaineering Summerlite
NeoAir X-Lite
Klymit Inertia X-Lite
Marmot Sunset 30
32 degree rating
synthetic
$179.00
2 lbs 13 oz
Western Mountaineering Summerlite
32 degree rating
down
$379.95
1 lb 3 oz
Modified Ridgerest
BPL Torsolite
Buff: water filter, towel, headband/hat, neck or faceprotection.
sleeping pad: backpad, sit pad, use in first aid

Hiking poles: river crossings, tarp support, monopod
ziplock: repackage, freezer bag cooking, scoop, first aid, foot protection.
benefits:
ultralight
compact
air flow

Tradeoffs:
bugs
rain/wind
$$$ (cuben fiber)
benefits:

camping options
(small footprint)
no poles
some have bug netting

Tradeoffs:
confined
weight tarp<lw tent
benefits:
air flow
comfort
bug net
camping options

Tradeoffs:
air flow
more weight
$$$
benefits:
easy set up
compact
bug netting
lightweight
air flow
$$


Tradeoffs:
camping options
not as light as tarp
Nalgene
Bladder
Plastic Bottle
1 liter empty = 6.2 oz
2 empty= 12.4 oz
(1 lb = 16 oz!)
2 liter Platypus = 1.2 oz
1 liter soda bottle = 1.2 oz
Sawyer mini
Aquamira
Traditional pump filter
MSR MiniWorks EX Water Filter
14.6 oz
$89.95
1 liter/minute

2 oz
$24.95
filters as you drink
3 oz (.3 oz if repackaged)
$14.95
~30 minutes
Wilderness first aid (WFA)

AMC Leadership courses

Map and Compass

Leave No Trace (LNT)

Dirty Girl Gaiters
Enlightened Equipment
Gossamer Gear
Harmony House Foods
Hennessy Hammock
Hyperlite Mountain Gear
Klymit
Light Heart Gear
Mountain Laurel Designs
Outdoor Herbivore
Packit Gourmet
Salomon
Altra
Six Moon Designs
Tarptent
ULA Equipment
Ultralight Outfitters
Warbonnet Outdoors
Wild Ideas
Zpacks
Make A Spreadsheet!
*Total pack weight
Enlightened Equipment
Revelation Pro
30 degree rating
down
$379.95
1 lb
About Me
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