Ultralight Hiking Blog

Adventures in Healing by Heather Hoechst

Adventures in Healing by Heather Hoechst

Nearly one year ago, I wrote a blog post for Six Moon Designs entitled, “The Dark Valley of Injury.” I was recovering from hip labrum surgery and had just been diagnosed with pudendal neuralgia. Th...

Allgood's 2023 Gift Guide

Allgood's 2023 Gift Guide

As winter approaches so does the holiday season, where we gather with family and friends and embrace the short days and long nights.  During this season of celebration, we often show our love for e...

The Four Corners Loop – A North American Walkabout by Kevin "The Animal" Koski

The Four Corners Loop – A North American Walkabout by Kevin "The Animal" Koski

Take a long walk with me‚—let’s start in late March with a spattering of snowflakes descending upon the town square of Santa Fe, New Mexico. Let’s walk south over the Sandia Mountains, then the Man...

Trekking for Trout on the Grand Mesa of Colorado by Hawkeye Johnson

Trekking for Trout on the Grand Mesa of Colorado by Hawkeye Johnson

The Grand Mesa is the world’s largest flat mountain encompassing over 500 square miles. Towering 6,000 feet over Grand Junction, Colorado at an average elevation of 10,000 feet it contains over 300...

How to Take a Hiking Selfie by Mandy "Veggie" Redpath

How to Take a Hiking Selfie by Mandy "Veggie" Redpath

In planning out your perfect weekend hiking or backpacking trip, taking photos often gets left out.  Whether you’re hiking solo, with a partner, or with a friend, you’ll want photos of people in th...

3 Day Beginner Backpackers Pack List By Joe Kellam

3 Day Beginner Backpackers Pack List By Joe Kellam

A great way to go from being a hiker to a fledgling backpacker is to spend a 3 day weekend out exploring an established trail. With all of the areas available and apps to find a route it is easy ev...