Ultralight Hiking Gear: I'm not sure if I thought of this on my own or got the idea from somewhere. Turn a couple of ink pens into the best ultralight hiking needle and thread container out there, no more getting poked or losing the needle at the bottom of your pack.
When selecting a tent, look at the same factors you’d scrutinize when buying a house: location, size, and amenities. First up, where are you pitching camp? The deeper you lug gear into the woods, the more weight matters. If you’re heading into high-alpine environments or anywhere you might encounter serious weather, you need something with thicker fabric and more poles.