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Ultralight Backpacking

Ultralight backpacking is a style of backpacking that employs a base weight of less than 10 lbs. Being able to backpack with a base weight of 10 lbs is not a simple matter of buying lighter gear, but requires practice and knowledge in how to most efficiently use less gear and make the most efficient use of gear. Multi use gear, less heavy forms of shelter such as tarps and the ability to live without extraneous comfort items is critical in lowering base weight to ultralight levels.

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