By Will Rietveld
Please note that this article simply highlights new lightweight gear of interest, and by no means is it comprehensive of the category or constitute a review of the item. It’s simply a collection of new interesting gear for lightweight backcountry travel.
Items featured will be available in spring 2016 unless stated otherwise
|CAMP Sky Carbon Trekking Poles. These 3-piece poles adjust from 115 to 135 cm and are 36 cm collapsed. They are made of carbon fiber and aluminum alloy. Weight is 13.3 ounces/pair and MSRP is $150.|
|Travelon Packable Multi-Pocket Backpacks. Two styles, lots of pockets as the name implies, lightweight, 8 ounces, $35, available now.|