Ultralight Hiking Blog

The Lightest Tread: Hiking in Context with Amiththan Sebarajah

The Lightest Tread: Hiking in Context with Amiththan Sebarajah

Paul chats to long-distance hiker and 'recovering academic' Amiththan Sebarajah to gain his perspective on thru-hiking and discuss how he frames that perspective against the complex and nuanced bac...

AT Trail Days 2023 in Damascus VA by Francisco Miller

AT Trail Days 2023 in Damascus VA by Francisco Miller

Another Trail Days is in the books!  Just a few weeks ago, I got the chance to join the SMD crew (and Sawyer and Toaks) for the third time.  Since 2019, I’ve made the pilgrimage up from North Carol...

Springer Fever

Springer Fever

26 years later, Allgood reflects on what his inaugural thru-hike of the AT meant for him then, and what it means for him today.

Camino Olvidado: The Forgotten Way By Sara Dhooma

Camino Olvidado: The Forgotten Way By Sara Dhooma

The Camino Olvidado is one of the most ancient Camino de Santiago routes, leading walkers through the southern valleys of the Cantabrian Mountain range.  The path begins in Bilbao and winds approxi...

What’s Behind the Name Six Moon Designs?

What’s Behind the Name Six Moon Designs?

Photo by Pack Rafting Chile. I have spent the last 2 years traveling, around the US and abroad, in my role at Six Moon Designs, helping spread awareness of our brand and line of products to o...

Traversing Oman’s Hajar Mountains by Dave Stamboulis

Traversing Oman’s Hajar Mountains by Dave Stamboulis

Hikers who have completed a 2500 mile thru-hike, whether it be on the PCT, CDT, or AT, like to think of themselves as badass. Regardless of experience, conditions, or time, hey, you had to be somet...