Tag: going lighter

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, […]

Step two going lighter – the backpack

So, in earlier parts of this series I have gone through the why to go lighter, then the first step which is to weigh what you have. Now in reality step two is probably more […]

Be afraid of the icky water!

That’s right, you heard me say it first! You there, with your hipster plaid shirt and cotton pants, big ass gore-tex boots.. be afraid of the icky water! Dance of the rocks to cross the […]

Why lighter backpacking?

I touch up on this a bit in my about section on this website, and I get the question quite a bit. Why should one go light? I think it’s pretty obvious really but I […]

Going lighter – The first step

The first step: I just got back from a week long hike in the Swedish mountains above the artic circle with a friend from Denmark. My friend Mike is nowhere near an ultralight hiker – […]