Category Archives: Gear & Technique

Keto & Ultralight Backpacking Gear & Technique

2018 Ultralight Backpacking Gear List

Ultralight Backpacking Gear LIst for Thru Hiking and Long Distance Hiking

Keto & Ultralight Backpacking Gear & Technique Gear Companies Gear Lists Keto Backpacking Post PCT Ultralight Backpacking Gear List This is my post Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) ultralight backpacking gear list that is continually evolving and devolving. I call it a thru hiking gear list because it includes items I would carry on a thru […]

ACR ResQLink+ Personal Location Beacon (PLB) Basics

ACR ResQLink+ PLB for Backpacking and Sailing

Keto & Ultralight Backpacking Gear & Technique Gear Companies Gear Lists Keto Backpacking Today is #406day or 406 MHZ Beacon Awareness Day! What does that mean? The day is intended to create online and media awareness on the benefits and responsibilities of owning a 406 MHz beacon; beacons such as Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacons […]

Evolution of My Ultralight Backpacking Cook Kit

Ultralight Backpacking Cook Kit and Keto Backpacking Food Pre Kit

Keto & Ultralight Backpacking Gear & Technique Gear Companies Gear Lists Keto Backpacking Evolution of Simple Systems As my diet has evolved and I’ve moved away from carbs and sugar on my keto backpacking adventures and in daily life, my cook kit / food prep system has evolved as well. Part of this evolution has […]

2 in 1 Lighting + Micro USB 1 Foot Cable for Backpacking & Travel

Keto & Ultralight Backpacking Gear & Technique Gear Companies Gear Lists Keto Backpacking 2 in 1 Cables Mean Less Weight and Less Clutter If you are an iPhone user and you’re using an external battery to power your recharge your phone and electronics on backpacking trips, thru hikes or general travel (I use the Anker PowerCore+ […]

Backpacking Base Weight: Why It’s the Only Metric That Matters

Ultralight Backpacking Base Weight

Keto & Ultralight Backpacking Gear & Technique Gear Companies Gear Lists Keto Backpacking Why Is Base Weight A Superior Metric to Total Pack Weight? I’ve noticed some discussions online about pack weight were comparing pack weight with consumables, which are food, fuel and water. This can be misleading for a handful of reasons. When comparing or […]

Cottage Industry and Traditional Backpacking Gear Directory

Keto & Ultralight Backpacking Gear & Technique Gear Companies Gear Lists Keto Backpacking Get FREE 2 day shipping and FREE returns by buying from Amazon Prime whenever possible. These companies build the best ultralight backpacking gear in the world by hand in the United States. Cottage Industry Backpack, Shelter and Sleep Systems AntiGravityGear – Lightweight shelters, cookware, […]

Lawson Equipment Sells Titanium Backpacking Products to Dutchware Gear

Lawson Reflective Glowire Cord

Keto & Ultralight Backpacking Gear & Technique Gear Companies Gear Lists Keto Backpacking Lawson Equipment announced today that due to high demand of their cordage products, they have sold the rights of manufacture and distribution of their titanium products to Dutchware Gear, a manufacturer of hammocks and titanium hammock and tarp accessories. This means they are […]

Zpacks Duplex Cuben Fiber Tent Modifications & Setup Tips

Zpacks Duplex Cuben Fiber Tent Modifications & Setup Tips

Keto & Ultralight Backpacking Gear & Technique Gear Companies Gear Lists Keto Backpacking A while back I was setting up my Zpacks Duplex at the park and took a few pics, which you will find below, was just playing around with pitches and getting the hang of setup. I think I ended up taking about […]

TripTarp Prototypes Have Gone On Sale

TripTarp Backpacking Tarp

Keto & Ultralight Backpacking Gear & Technique Gear Companies Gear Lists Keto Backpacking It’s day one of a five day backpacking trip and you’ve forgotten …. your spork? Headlamp? Chapstick? We’ve forgotten all of these things at one time or another. On one trip, I forgot my spork and was left to borrow others’ once they […]