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Adventure Alan’s Super Ultralight Fastpacking Gear List

For challenging, high-mileage adventures, we recommend the following 6 pound super ultralight fastpacking gear list. This kit is grounded in decades of super ultralight experience, and has been optimized for practicality, functionality, and minimalism. You’ll hike faster and farther with a purpose-driven 6 lb super ultralight kit, and without sacrificing warmth, comfort, or functionality.

The total base weight of this fastpacking gear list is just over 6 pounds. This was formerly a 5 pound fastpacking gear list, but the addition of one extra pound massively increased comfort and functionality. We prioritize user-friendly, three-season-compatible gear. This is not a hypothetical exercise in carrying the least amount of weight possible. This is what we actually want to use, and we feel safe and comfortable in doing so.

Continue reading the full equipment list here.


June 17, 2024

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