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Get the Best Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals From Top Cottage Ultralight Backpacking Brands. Hikers and backpackers can be very tricky to shop for and many hold their gear to the highest possible standard. That’s why we’ve hand picked a selection of the lightest, smartest, & most innovative pieces of hiking gear that even the most trail-savvy adventurer would be stoked to buy — be it for yourself or give to a special hiker. Happy shopping!
This gear is smarter, lighter and more thoroughly tested than your typical buyer’s guide. Enjoy our picks of the best light and practical gear in our Smart and Light Gift Guide for Hikers and Backpackers.
A list of the best lightweight backpacking gear.
Recommended Backpacking Gear has a focus on value—great performance and reasonable cost.