It seems fast and light is all the rage these days. I mean, who wants to go slow and heavy right? There have been some amazing advances in technology over the past few years that have really helped us to shave the weight off of our gear, and it’s made for more enjoyable trips into the backcountry.
The Wilderness Trailcraft Blog has posted some great tips for shaving off the extra pounds on your gear, starting with your pack itself. They recommend the Osprey Aether Pack whic weighs in at just 3 pounds 6 ounces, which is amazing. The Osprey packs are amongst the most comfortable I’ve ever put on, and at just 200 bucks, that pack is a steal. (Sorry, my pack fetish is showing through again!)
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