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Backpacker Magazine – August 2009

Ultralight Done Right

Want to hike farther with less effort this summer? It's easy–just cut your pack weight in half with our foolproof 33-tip plan.

by: Elisabeth Kwak-Hefferan

(Photo by Genny Fullerton)
(Photo by Genny Fullerton)



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