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Whether a weekend backpacking excursion or a dream thru-hiking trip, our expert lightweight backpacking team has a comparative review for you. We cover the top categories like ultralight-specific tents, tarps and backpacks. We also make weight-based recommendations in all our backpacking gear reviews for sleeping pads, stoves and more. We buy every product, just like you do, and publish only the truth.

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