April 26

Lightweight Backpacking Demonstration

On April 2nd, Philip Werner at SectionHiker.com gave a demonstration about lightweight backpacking to a dozen hikers from the NY-NJ Chapter of the Appalachian Mountain Club in Harriman State Park, just outside of New York City. This is the first in a series of lightweight backpacking gear demos he is doing this year.   He has … Continue reading “Lightweight Backpacking Demonstration”

March 15

Hike the Elysian Fields

Steve Burgess created an ultralight backpacking video that has some pretty amazing footage. The scenery is of the Elysian fields in Mount Ranier National Park, where Steve and his 15 year old daughter, Cassie, take a three day trip and show some of our gear in use.   Check out his video and enjoy! [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VWtoMVtWpLc[/youtube]