Ultralight Backpacks of High Sierra Backpackers: Member's Favorites for High Sierra Travel


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By Alex Wierbinski - Posted on 06 February 2016

 Tahoe to Whitney Members Favorites:
Ultra Light Backpacks

How do you find the correct type of backpack for you, let along the perfect pack?

You survey backpackers to find backpackers like you, with your capacities and preferences, and what they use. Below we find examples of some of the lighest packs available.

As I have mentioned, backpacking is like car racing. Ultralight packs are the Formula I race cars of the backpack world. Light, sleek, high tech materials, and expensive. Weight has a cost in both worlds, and this cost is expensive to eliminate in both. 

Thus ultralight backpacks must be as closely observed and well-maintained as a race car.

 

Ultralight Packs

 

ULA

Whiplash           ULA Conduit

Razzi                 ULA Conduit

 

 

Gossamer Gear

CMCrooker        Gossamer Gear Mariposa 60-liter, sub-2-lb @ 21.9 oz.

 idria1                Gossamer Gear Mariposa 60 Lightweight Backpack.
                            Hon Mention: GG Gorilla 

 

 

Osprey

TroyKent           Osprey EXOS 58

 

 

GoLite

vplane                GoLite Jam, trailspace review (Discontinued, but a classic)

 

 

Ultralight packs must be closely monitored for durability & wear.

 

Also See:
 

Introduction to High Sierra Backpacks

 

 

Contacted Tahoe to Whitney:

Apex Ultralight Backpacks

Ultralight Backpacking Video

Real cool folks, seem trustworthy, I like them.

 

Gear List

Post up your ultralight pack preferences and reviews in this forum. Share your experiences. Pull another soul through the backpacking looking glass into the depths of Nature...



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