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Ultralight Packer Advice Blog

We strive to provide you helpful tips and tricks along with advice and quality reviews so you can get the most out of your thru-hikes.
December 16, 2019
What Does Scramble Mean in Hiking? Practice A Cautious Approach

It means taking the faster more straight approach many times dealing with the involved safety risks and dangers that are associated.

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December 14, 2019
What is a Hiking Buff And How Can You Use It?

A hiking buff is just a tube of lightweight, stretchy breathable and moisture-wicking microfiber.

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December 11, 2019
Best Budget Backpacking Tent Under 100: Comfort For Cheap!

When looking to start backpacking you should look to find a good inexpensive tent to travel with which helps limit your investment until you know you will continue to hike.

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November 30, 2019
The Appalachian Trail (A.T.): A Beautiful Thru-Hiking Experience

The Appalachian Trail (AT) is a 14 state long foot trail which starts in Georgia and ends in Maine. This trail has become quite popular for finding yourself.

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November 26, 2019
What is a Backpacking Tent Footprint Used For When Hiking?

One of the things people will either decide to carry or not is a footprint for their tent. Many times people will decide not to bring one as they don't see a purpose as the bottom of the tent is already made of solid material. What is a backpacking tent footprint then? A tent footprint […]

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November 22, 2019
What Backpacking Teaches You (18 Cool Insights Into Life)

Backpacking teaches you a great many lessons about yourself and about others. What backpacking teaches you is to be adaptable and to be resourceful.

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November 20, 2019
Exped Air Pillow Review - Amazing Comfort Under The Stars

Having a pillow while backpacking may seem silly, but it can save your head and neck a serious amount of aches and pains!

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November 13, 2019
What Is Thru-Hiking vs. Backpacking? (Which One Is For You?)

There is not anything more relaxing or better for a person’s mental and physical health than walking trails and enjoying nature.

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November 6, 2019
DJI Mavic Mini: Ultimate Outdoor Expedition Drone

Most times when people want to document their thru-hikes they attempt to bring the minimum gear to record possibly with the lowest weight possible. In almost all cases this has meant you wouldn't bring a drone for quality footage as it was large, cumbersome, and very heavy. In then comes DJI to fill the niche […]

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