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. Weights are for men’s size Medium unless stated otherwise.
|My Package Icefil Boxers. These boxers for summer wear contain Lyocell in the fabric to produce a cooling effect. It basically works the opposite of Outlast. MSRP is $45, available April 2016.|
|Saxx Fuse Boxer. The Fuse for summer wear is 88% polyester and 18% Spandex, which enables the colorful design shown. MSRP is $32. The right photo shows Saxx’s built-in technology, which supports their claim of “Life Changing Underwear”.|
|Saxx Kinetic Runing Tight and Blacksheep Long John. Saxx will introduce the Kinetic tight (right) in fall 2016. It’s made of 85% nylon and 15% spandex for stretch and moisture wicking; $60. The Blacksheep Long John (left) is merino wool; $60.|