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Hiking the Raggeds

Disco and POD are one of the ‘hikingest’ couples out there.  They are one of the few triple crowner couples we know about.  So when they go on a trip, you know it has to be scenic.  Check out this gallery on their latest hikes to the Ragged Wilderness area in Colorado.  It is a […]

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Hidden Europe

Trail Ambassador Francis Tapon is back in the states after putting the finishing touches on his latest ebook on Eastern Europe.  But it all started with his dream to travel.  Here is an inspirational piece on how he came to be so passionate.  He inspires all to get a passport and go travel the world.  […]

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Hendrik gets funded for Ultralight A-Z

Update:  Offer expired Not too long ago we posted about Hendrik Morkel’s project called Ultralight A-Z.  We are happy to say that his funding is complete and he will be starting on his project soon.  He recently shared with us his intro and we wanted to share it with our viewers.  We are one of […]

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Joe Newton goes Back to the Basics

Joe slips out his door and into his back yard to go on what he calls his own little micro-adventure.  But you see, his back yard is quite special, it is in Norway and he has a great post and some stunning pictures to boot.   Last updated:14th April, 2015

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July Newsletter backpack winner

John Goodman is the winner of the backpack of his choice.  He was one of many that submitted a tip as requested from our July Newsletter.  We drew his name out of an Ultralight Pot as seen below.  Please take a moment to subscribe to our newsletter, if you haven’t already, so that you too […]

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Nimblewill Nomad back at the Triple O’s

We just heard that Nimblewill Nomad’s attempt of the triple O’s was temporarily interrupted.  The Triple Os are the Ozark Trail, the Ozark Highland Trail, and the Ouachita Trail.  It seems that he broke his leg but he was just given a clean bill of health.  We are glad to hear he he healed so […]

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Ultralight Family Gathering at OR 2011

One of the things we like most about what we do is that we enjoy being part of a cottage community.  So while we may all appear to be competitors, we are actually good friends behind the scene.  We have worked at it over the years, know that we all need to be part of […]

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Rattlesnakes and Philmont

Philmont is the high adventure backpacking camp that all Boys Scouts aspire to go to.  We liked the picture of the overstuffed Mariposa™ Plus.  For those of you that have been to Philmont, we think you can identify with that.  They really pour on the bulk foods and group gear.  Well it was nice to […]

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