254-Journey towards ultralight hiking – the final chapter

Show notes

Over the past 7 years I have been focused on reducing the weight I carry on trail, chipping away here and there when I can but recently I have found myself adding gear and not choosing the lightest items. In this podcast episode I revisit my journey to becoming an ultralight hiker to see where I have landed on both my pack weight and my philosophy towards ultralight hiking.

Podcast Overview

  • Podcast and Episode introduction (time index 0:01:31)
    • If you haven’t already listen to podcast episodes #2 and #73
    • First up what is Ultralight hiking (time index 0:02:17)
    • Steps on my Ultralight Journey (time index 0:05:36)
      • Weight the gear
      • What didn’t we use? (time index 0:09:12)
      • Multi purposing (time index 0:12:49)
      • Gear replacement (time index 0:15:07)
    • Don’t forget the food (time index 0:21:39)
    • Hiking practice (time index 0:24:01)
    • Ignore the above (time index 0:27:49)
    • Where am I now? (time index 0:32:02)
  • Last words (time index 0:34:10)
  • Close (time index 0:38:32)

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