15 ULTRALIGHT BACKPACKING TIPS TO SHAVE OFF PACK WEIGHT: Packing light for the trail is a skill that many people have developed with time, experience and lots of back pain. If you love backpacking, but don’t like the way your whole body aches after lugging around a heavy pack on the trail, then you may consider ultralight backpacking. Ultralight backpacking means that your pack should have a base weight (everything in your pack that is not consumable or the clothing and footwear you’re wearing; i.e food, water and fuel) of around 4-5 kilos.
THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO CAMPING COOKWARE: Although roasting marshmallows over a bonfire is one of the ultimate camping experiences, you’re not just relegated to cooking over an open flame and eating smoke-flavored food! Campers or backpackers to the great outdoors often prefer simple, no-fuss meals that can get them through the day. However, there are also those who enjoy cooking up a storm at a campsite. For both sets of people, there will be different types of camping cookware that they can bring along on their trip.
A BEGINNER'S GUIDE TO ULTRALIGHT BACKPACKING: Most ultralight backpackers have learned through years of trial and error on how to only bring the essentials, and get rid of the non-essential weight on the trail. Today, we’re looking at some of the best ultralight hiking tips to get you on the right track and perfect the art of lightening your load and becoming an expert ultralight backpacker. In fact, all it takes is to have a different mindset, and a little research and planning before you trip, and you’ll be well on your way to ultralight hiking.