25 Best Ultralight Backpacking Blogs and Websites

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Here are 25 Best Ultralight Backpacking Blogs you should follow in 2023

1. Backpacking Light

Backpacking Light Estes Park, Colorado, US
Backpacking Light helps hikers and other backcountry enthusiasts overcome their barriers to living a life outside in Wild Places.
26.5K 22K 1 post / week Get Email Contact More

2. Andrew Skurka Blog

Andrew Skurka Blog Boulder, Colorado, US
Andrew Skurka is an accomplished adventure athlete, speaker, guide, and writer. Skurka has been named 'Adventurer of the Year' by both Outside and National Geographic Adventure, as well as 'Person of the Year' by Backpacker. He is most well known for his solo long-distance backpacking trips.
24.4K 9.5K 2 posts / month Get Email Contact More

3. The Ultralight Hiker

The Ultralight Hiker Australia
The Ultralight Hiker is all about light weight, ultra light hiking, backpacking, bushwalking, hunting, tracks, trails, adventures, gear and reviews. Sharing over sixty years experience of ultralight hiking & hunting in Australia & New Zealand.
Also in Hiking Blogs, Australian Hiking Blogs
1.2K 1.9K 4 posts / month Mar 2006 Get Email Contact More

4. Six Moon Designs Blog

Six Moon Designs Blog Beaverton, Oregon, US
Six Moon Designs news, updates and company info. Our goal at Six Moon Designs is to offer lightweight, high quality, affordable backpacking equipment.
12.9K 3 posts / month Get Email Contact More

5. The Packable Life

The Packable Life Colorado, US
Hello, world. I'm Noel Krasomil, the guy behind The Packable Life. I created The Packable Life to inspire others to travel, hike, and blog with purpose - to grow stronger, more focused, and more inspired every day on the road. I want to challenge you to pack lighter, travel longer, hike farther, and blog smarter.
Also in Colorado Travel Blogs
217 2K 1 post / week Get Email Contact More

6. FarOut Blog

FarOut Blog One-stop for outdoor education, gear, and thru-hiking 101. FarOut, formerly known as Guthook Guides, is the leading creator of mobile app navigational guides for long-distance adventurers.
8.4K 1.8K 1 post / day Get Email Contact More

7. Hilltop Packs Blog

Hilltop Packs Blog A family owned business focused on creating ultralight and ultra-custom hiking products. We do this with a small group of amazing gear makers in our little shop in Waynesburg PA.
4.4K 70 1 post / week Get Email Contact More

8. Ultralight and Comfortable

Ultralight and Comfortable Sweden
ULComfort is a site dedicated to Backpacking, photography and the art of living simply.
2K 199 1 post / month Get Email Contact More

9. Adventure Alan

Adventure Alan Atlanta, Georgia, US
Since 1999 your source for honest & factual information on ultralight backpacking & hiking, backpacking gear, gear reviews, tips and tricks.
Also in Backpacking Blogs
12.6K 339 2 posts / month Get Email Contact More

10. Aarn USA Blog

Aarn USA Blog Langley, Washington, US
We are a small company with a passion for creating the best load carrying systems on the planet. Aarn FlowMo Bodypacks are the most efficient, comfortable, stable, practical and healthy way to carry load on the human body. They challenge traditional thinking on pack design.
412 10 6 posts / quarter Get Email Contact More

11. Ultralight Hiker Blog

Ultralight Hiker Blog Brighton, Victoria, Australia
Covers everything from hiking advice, news, hiking gear lists, ultralight backpacking dry bags and stuff sacks, dyneema products, sawyer water filtration, hiking food, cooking and quilts and more.
1.6K 1 post / week Get Email Contact More

12. Backpacker » Ultralight Backpacking

Backpacker » Ultralight Backpacking Boulder, Colorado, US
At Backpacker, we inspire and enable people to enjoy the outdoors by providing the most trusted and engaging information about backcountry adventure in North America.
480.3K 209.2K 1 post / year Get Email Contact More

13. Hyperlite Mountain Gear Blog

Hyperlite Mountain Gear Blog Biddeford, Maine, US
Your guide to ultralight adventures - stories from the field, packing tips, how tos, tips, and expedition chronicles. We build the best ultralight backcountry gear in the world. Hyperlite Mountain Gear manufactures 100% American-made ultralight packs, shelters and accessories that are exactly what outdoor adventurers need and nothing more.
95.6K 5.1K 4 posts / quarter Get Email Contact More

14. Therm-a-Rest Blog » Ultralight Backpacking

Therm-a-Rest Blog » Ultralight Backpacking Seattle, Washington, US
This section features articles on Ultralight Backpacking. Therm-a-Rest invented the very first self-inflating camping mattress in 1972. Since then, we've earned a reputation for unrivaled quality, innovation and customer service, providing the latest outdoor comfort solutions for everyone from die hard ounce-counters, to road-tripping fun hogs.
38.1K 20.3K 3 posts / year Get Email Contact More

15. Vargo Outdoors Blog

Vargo Outdoors Blog Lewisburg, West Virginia, US
From small beginnings come great things. What started as a seed planted in an adventurer's mind turned into a company that creates, innovates, and delivers lightweight, durable, and cutting-edge gear for outdoor enthusiasts around the world.
4.4K 2K 30 posts / year Get Email Contact More

16. SectionHiker » Ultralight Backpacking

SectionHiker » Ultralight Backpacking New England, North Dakota, US
Philip Werner, author of Sectionhiker.com, is an outdoor writer, guide and educator. Promote lightweight hiking, backpacking, and mountaineering so that people of all ages can hike safely, comfortably and mindfully.
18.9K 1 post / quarter Get Email Contact More

17. SWD Backpacks Blog

SWD Backpacks Blog Michigan, US
Custom ultralight backpacks handmade in Michigan. We strive to make gear that is not only ultralight, but also versatile, high quality, and durable. Everything we make is handmade by us here in Michigan and we use only the highest quality materials available today.
3.3K 1 post / quarter Get Email Contact More

18. Backcountry Foodie Blog

Backcountry Foodie Blog California, US
Backcountry Foodie is the leading source for ultralight backpacking recipes and meal planning resources. As a registered dietitian and ultralight long-distance backpacker, Aaron created Backcountry Foodie while preparing homemade, lightweight meals for her thru-hike attempt of the Pacific Crest Trail in 2017 and subsequent section and thru-hikes of the Appalachian Trail, Oregon Coast Trail, Colorado Trail and the Condor Trail.
5.6K 11 posts / year Get Email Contact More

19. Ultra-lightweight Hiking and Backpacking

Ultra-lightweight Hiking and Backpacking UK
I walked from land's end to john o'groats starting on 5 april 2009 and finished on 13 june 2009, raising over £4,000 for ms research and relief fund in the process. I posted to this blog every day. I am now planning to walk from chepstow to berwick-upon-tweed in 2018. Just one life: live it
Also in UK Hiking Blogs, UK Backpacking Blogs
30 posts / year May 2007 Get Email Contact More

20. Near Zero Blog

Near Zero Blog Mesa, Arizona, US
Near Zero brings to market the most affordable range of ultralight camping, hunting, survival and backpacking gear with a unique choice of offerings to simplify your outdoor experience!
1K 4 posts / year Get Email Contact More

21. PBD Ultralight Blog

PBD Ultralight Blog Scottsdale, Arizona, US
PBD Ultralight Trailpack News and Blog. Packback Designs is a small company in Scottsdale, Arizona started by a group of avid hikers wanting something more than the big box stores could offer. Simple 'Ultralight' backpacking / hiking products in a wide range of colors, but at a reasonable price. We design all our products 'on trail' after a lot of testing, then create gear for you based upon what 'just' plain works.
1 post / month Get Email Contact More

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Ultralight Backpacking Bloggers

Top Authors, Journalists, and Publishers covering Ultralight Backpacking. Get Spreadsheet.
Blogger Name Email Blog Link Total Blog Posts
Litehiker litehikersblog.blogspot.com 65
Rich Murphy aarn-usa.com/blogs/news 45
James Toel pbd-ultralight.myshopify.com/blogs/news 43
Stephanie Stuehler faroutguides.com/blog 41
Lisa Pinder ultralighthiker.com.au/blogs/all 36
Benjamin McMillen hilltoppacks.com/blogs/news 34
Khushboo Lad vargooutdoors.com/blogs/blog 30
Whitney LaRuffa sixmoondesigns.com/blogs/newsletter 22
Spencer Raap sixmoondesigns.com/blogs/newsletter 15
Andrew Skurka andrewskurka.com/blog 15
Alan Dixon adventurealan.com 11
Kenneth Shaw ultralightandcomfortable.com 10
Backpacking Light backpackinglight.com 10
Aaron Owens Mayhew, MS, RDN - Forum Admin backcountryfoodie.com/blog 8
ebernstein backpacker.com/ultralight-backpacking 6
Paul Bodnar faroutguides.com/blog 6
Ben Kilbourne swdbackpacks.com/blog-articles 6
Zoe Huden thermarest.com/blog/tag/ultralight-backpacking 5
Natalie McMillan faroutguides.com/blog 5
Noel Krasomil thepackablelife.com 5
Superior Wilderness swdbackpacks.com/blog-articles 5
Ben Kirkland sixmoondesigns.com/blogs/newsletter 4
Drew Smith backpackinglight.com 4
Ryan Jordan backpackinglight.com 3
Amelia Guinn backcountryfoodie.com/blog 3
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