What are the benefits of an ultralight approach to gear?

Everything Less Matters, and we wholeheartedly believe that putting together an ultralight backpacking kit will lead to better experiences and adventures. You’ll be able to travel more efficiently in greater comfort with less fatigue. With every extra pound, ounce, or gram of weight you carry, the effort required to move it increases. It’s simple physics.

To learn more about the ultralight approach, check out our Shakedown educational blog series where we discuss every essential piece of gear you’ll need, how to find what works best for you regardless of the frequency or intensity of your endeavors, and how to have the best times using it all.