There’s many reasons why I love to work from a tripod, so I don’t like to leave one behind when I’m hiking. I had a pretty good solution in place, but I’ve recently upgraded it to something even more awesome, and much lighter!Read More
Category: Backpacking With a Camera
Backpacking With a Camera
I often receive questions related to this subject so I decided to create a dedicated section for it on my blog. I also embarked upon a particular project to lighten up my backpacking kit in order to more easily carry camera equipment into the backcountry. On this page you'll find a series of posts that detail that specific project and hopefully it gives you some clues and ideas on how you can also deal with the same situation.
The mission to lighten my backpacking load continues, so that I can carry more camera gear instead. This time I’ve been trying out an ultralight quilt instead of a sleeping bag.Read More
A stove is a common necessity on the trail, but not all stoves are built equally. If you really want to lighten your load, this is an area for weight savings and decreased volume. I tested out the MSR PocketRocket 2 stove and you can find my thoughts on it here.Read More
You might be carrying way more weight than you need to if you haven’t paid much attention to the type of rain cover you’re using no your backpack. I was pretty shocked at the weight differences when I put these things on the scales!Read More
As I mentioned in an earlier post, one of my goals this summer was to develop a lighter backpacking kit that would more easily enable me to get into the backcountry with my camera gear. I already had good quality equipment, but as I had acquired the gear over many...Read More