Can the Camino be done following ultralight backpacking standards? Yes! Is it a good idea? Read on! Update Video: Ultralight Backpacking The goal of lightweight backpacking is to get one's carry weight down so that hiking long distances becomes easier. Minimalist travel is more important for thru-hikers (backpackers that travel long distances over longer times) … Continue reading Ultralight Camino?
I love watching thru-hiker gear reviews (two of my favorites are Darwin onthetrail and Homemade Wanderlust). After hiking literally thousands of miles and trying out many different products, these thru-hikers really know their stuff. As helpful as their knowledge is, though, it is important to realize that walking the Camino is almost nothing like a … Continue reading Ultralight Gear?