Tag: gear

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 […]

New section: Your gear closet!

Today I decided to start a new section here on ultralightandcomfortable.com that I think could be pretty cool: Your gear closet. Basically I want you (the visitors to this site) to take a pic of […]

Gear review: Exped Thunder 70L backpack

I have been looking for a good winter backpack, or heavy load backpack for a while now. My heart has been set on the what I assume is excellent Hyperlite mountain gear porter 4400 packs […]

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 […]

Going lighter – step three: the Tent

The tent is by far at least for me the funnest part of the whole transition. As I wrote in earlier posts it was actually the Hilleberg Akto that showed me the way. It’s not […]

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 […]