The answer should be obvious, but this misconception about assisted-braking devices still persists. Time to clear things up once and for all
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Learn everything you need to know before taking an ultralight approach to your next backpacking trip.
With a little preparation and the right gear, you can stay reasonably dry and warm regardless of what mother nature throws at you.
Dry ropes have their benefits, but are they worth the extra cost. This guide gives you everything you need to know to make an informed decision.
Is your rope looking the worse for wear? Here’s how to tell if it’s time to retire it.
Tarps come a wide range of shapes, styles, and sizes. Here you’ll learn what to look for when picking out your next ultralight shelter.
How do you choose between the simplicity of a single rope and versatility of two half ropes? Here you can learn which to use when.
If you’ve ever wondered what is meant by ‘DWR’, ‘tricot’ or ‘water-resistant’, you’ll find answers to your questions about waterproof fabrics right here.