Category: Gear

Planning for Iceland part 2 – the gear

Ok, so the first part of this planning process was the actual trip, I find no new info here that is worth adding to the trip planning, (well except that this trip is now a […]

Ultralight camping with kids

To be blunt – traditional hiking gear with kids has got to be the worst idea ever. Or maybe not kids but toddlers and under. I have learned one big truth when hiking with kids: […]

Mountain laurel designs Solomid XL cuben 

Well, after feeling a little spontaneous I decided to splurge on a Cuben MLD Solomid XL (I believe this is the same thing as the Solomid 2016). I found this New on eBay For about […]

Ultralight photography or Photography backpacking…

I had a bitch of a time coming up with a name for this.. as the photography itself is not ultralight, just the camera and backpacking gear. Anyway, I think you get the point. Photography […]

Hygiene on the trail

I get this question a lot with regards to hygiene on the trail. I have seen and talked with a lot of heavy-miserables who don’t think about hygiene and after four days on the trail […]

Gear flashback Southern Kingstrail 5 days

I am currently working on the trip report and photo gallery for my 5 day 100kilometer walk along Swedens southern kingstrail. In the meantime I want to do a quick rundown of what equipment worked […]

The Humble mosquito head net.. and all it’s uses

One of the fascinating aspects of the Ultralight community is finding a million uses for everything in your pack. Instead of bringing a pair of trekking poles and a camera tripod, ultralighters use their trekking […]

The wind jacket – Or the ultra secret weapon of the UL community

Yes the title is a bit gimmicky but stick with me here. I got a little inspired here to write about the wind shirt both by a recent post Jörgen from fjaderlatt.se wrote as well […]

The duomid

Just a quick post to remind the world how awesome the MLD Duomid is.. It even makes rainbows appear

Analysis paralysis or GAS?

So which type are you? do you research things to death? read reviews and get a little panicky when you think you found something? And after you get all the information known to human kind, […]