Self-powered adventures in Lapland
Backpacking North offers in-depth trip reports, gear analyses, ultralight training, thought-provoking articles, gear rental, and self-guided trips in Lapland.
Writing and photography by Mark Roberts
The Ultralight Makeover series looked in detail at ways to transform your backpacking experience. Now we put it all together and take a look at Backpacking North's typical kit list, how much it all weighs, and how someone wanting to move towards ultralight methodologies can take their fist steps along the road to a lighter load.
Last month there was a vibrant discussion (also known as "a bit of a hoo-ha") amongst the backpacking cognoscenti on twitter about photographic authenticity (by my count, that's two oxymorons in one sentence). Rather than throwing my hat into the ring, I thought I'd talk around the issue in another recent photography update.