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.
August 7, 2019
Six Moon Designs Lunar Solo Review

When you are looking for an ultralight tent that will support one person and allow you to pack it in a super-small space for an ultralightweight there aren't a lot of options available at this nice of a price point. The Lunar Solo is constructed with 100% Silicone coated Polyester material. The Canopy is 20D […]

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August 2, 2019
Post Trail Depression And The Thru-Hiker Experience After Finish

Post Trail Depression or PTD is an issue for most thru-hikers where they experience deep sadness at completion of the long trek experience.

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August 1, 2019
OutdoorsmanLab Ultralight Sleeping Pad Review

If you are looking for a high quality ultralight sleeping pad then in most cases you are going to spend a decent amount of money. This is why I love the OutdoorsmanLab ultralight sleeping pad as this company decided to create a unique product for a gap in the market. The company, OutdoorsmanLab, approach making […]

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July 30, 2019
Sierra Designs Nitro Quilt Review

Today we are reviewing and discussing the Sierra Designs Nitro Quilt which is a 35 degree quilt that is outstanding at keeping thru-hikers warm and comfy!

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July 29, 2019
How To Take Care of Your Feet While Hiking: Proper Care of Feet On The Trail

Proper care of feet while on the trail is incredibly important as it can derail your thru-hike unexpectedly and for a significant period of time.

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July 26, 2019
Garmin inReach Mini Review: Help Family Find You On The Trail

Fit global connectivity in your palm with the smallest, lightest satellite communicator yet. Weighing a mere 4.23 oz, the inReach Mini provides global messaging and interactive SOS plus basic GPS and compass page navigation. It is able to pair with a smartphone, tablet or compatible Garmin outdoor device to access topographic maps, aerial imagery, U.S. NOAA charts and other advanced features.

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July 25, 2019
MSR WindBurner Stove System Review

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July 24, 2019
Therm-a-Rest NeoAir XTherm Ultralight Air Mattress Review

If you are a lover of the cold and high elevations where temperatures frequently dip wayyyyy down you want to get the gear that sets you up for an amazing time and not cold and shivering. This is where the Xtherm comes in amazing and why even though it weighs a little more than the […]

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July 23, 2019
Granite Gear Crown 2 60 Liter Backpack Review

When searching for a pack in a good price bracket without going the DCF route you need to find a backpack that is light, durable and can hold its own in liters and pounds.

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