Tips for lightening your backpacking load

Mostly for our Webelos, but there’s some good stuff in here for anyone carrying a pack.

http://www.backcountry.com/explore/tips-for-lightening-your-backpacking-load

Now, some of this is up for debate.

Does down keep you warm when wet? Yes, no, maybe, and ask-the-geese.
Sleeping pads? Foam, inflatable, three-quarter-length, and real-men-sleep-on-rocks.

Whatever your opinion, there are some good ideas in here.

Have an opinion? Leave a comment! Start a discussion!

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