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Lightweight Backpacking links
Join discussions of lightweight backpacking at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/BackpackingLight.
An offshoot of the Yahoo! list is an ezine (now charging for subscriptions) called http://www.BackpackingLight.com/.
Not specific to lightweight gear, but with a lot of gear reviews and reviewers who go lightweight is the BackpackGearTest group at http://www.BackpackGearTest.org/.
Specific questions? Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
These manufacturers produce gear which may be suitable to lighten your load. Inclusion in this list is not an endorsement. This list, while extensive, is not meant to be all inclusive. Manufacturers change offerings so please check the manufacturers' web sites for current product offerings. Many column headers provide links to informative write-ups I have on this site.
Last updated, December 12, 2011.
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