Lighten Up Backpacking

Kevin Kelly’s Cool Tools always points travelers to interesting stuff. This week it’s a
handbook for light and ultralight backpacking.


We know it surely makes our trips more engaging when we’re carrying less baggage. The creative and cheerful cartoons
by illustrator Mike Clelland make it seem so simple to do. This handy reference guide coaches chronic overpackers on
how to let go and enjoy the journey instead of juggling too much stuff.

Readers at Backpacking Light magazine give it 4.5 out of 5 in their