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Best Ultralight Tent of 2022

Best Ultralight Tent of 2022

To bring you the best ultralight tent review, we've focused on options weighing less than two pounds. Thru-hiking on the world's longest trails, running from point to point, and...
Best Bivy Sack of 2022

Best Bivy Sack of 2022

What is the best bivy sack? Throughout the past few years, we have traveled near and far with a pack full of bivys to determine which are worth their weight and which should be turned into...
Best Hammock of 2022

Best Hammock of 2022

How do you find the perfect hammock in a market exploding with options? You lay around a lot. We tested the top contenders in the field side-by-side to help you find the perfect option for...
Best Ultralight Backpack of 2022

Best Ultralight Backpack of 2022

Keen to make ultralight backpacking more enjoyable? Over six years, we've purchased and tested over 25 of the best ultralight backpacks. We've done the leg work, highlighting our top...
Best Ultralight Sleeping Bag of 2022

Best Ultralight Sleeping Bag of 2022

We tested 15 of the top models available today to help you find the best bag for your lifestyle. Ultralight sleeping bags use top of the line materials and construction to keep you warm on...




Recent Gear Reviews in Ultralight

Durston X-Mid 1P Review
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Durston X-Mid 1P Review

A highly adaptable tent that provides double-wall comfort without weighing down your pack or your budget. With an intuitive rectangular footprint and a symmetrical design, set-up and...
Osprey Exos 48 Review
Best Buy

Osprey Exos 48 Review

For an easy-to-use, popular introductory ultralight pack, it easily offers the most bang for your buck, making it the obvious choice for our Best Buy Award for ultralight backpacks. This...



Ultralight Learning Center

How To Choose a Bivy Sack

How To Choose a Bivy Sack

How to choose the best bivy sack? While the idea of zipping yourself up inside a nylon sack for the night might seem daunting or uncomfortable, the opposite can actually be true - a bivy...
How to Choose an Ultralight Backpack

How to Choose an Ultralight Backpack

Our first side-by-side review of ultralight backpacks compares eight of the best and most popular options for lightweight and ultralight backpacking trips. Here in our Buying...
How to Choose the Right Hammock

How to Choose the Right Hammock

So you want to try camping in a hammock instead of a tent? Maybe you've heard that owning a hammock can lighten your load and provide a unique experience, but you aren't sure if you will...
Ultralight Tents - How to Choose

Ultralight Tents - How to Choose

Here we detail all the expert advice you need to fully understand material choices, types of ultralight shelters, and the importance of lowering your base weight on your overall...
How to Choose an Ultralight Sleeping Bag

How to Choose an Ultralight Sleeping Bag

Choosing an ultralight sleeping bag that best suits your needs means considering a myriad of things, such as the activity you will be using it for, the climate where you are going, and how...

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