Backpacking is where hiking and camping merge together. If you are a hiker, you ought to give backpacking a try.

I have been backpacking for a long time. These pages began when I recently became interested in what is called ultralight backpacking. As I often do, I wrote these for myself as I did research and afterwards worked them up into what they are now. There is a lot of information here that you can access by following links on the various pages.
Here are some places to get started:

Have any comments? Questions? Drop me a line!

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