Streamlining your backpacking setup to reduce base weight has enormous benefits. Being able to hike further and put less strain on your body is crucial to success in the backcountry. That's why we've compiled 5 tips from our expert staff on how to reduce your backpacking base weight and gradually move to an ultralight setup.
GEAR:30's own Bryden "Simba" Bowley is currently hiking the Continental Divide Trail southbound from Canada to Mexico. We'll be updating his progress every few weeks with photos and a write up of his experience. Check out update #1 from the start of his journey in Montana's Glacier National Park!