Venerated UL maker is back

A place to chat about gear and the philosphy of ultralight. Ultralight bushwalking or backpacking focuses on carrying the lightest and simplest kit. There is still a good focus on safety and skill.
Forum rules
Ultralight Bushwalking/backpacking is about more than just gear lists. Ultralight walkers carefully consider gear based on the environment they are entering, the weather forecast, their own skill, other people in the group. Gear and systems are tested and tweaked.
If you are new to this area then welcome - Please remember that although the same ultralight philosophy can be used in all environments that the specific gear and skill required will vary greatly. It is very dangerous to assume that you can just copy someone else's gear list, but you are encouraged to ask questions, learn and start reducing the pack weight and enjoying the freedom that comes.

Common words
Base pack backpacking the mass of the backpack and the gear inside - not including consumables such as food, water and fuel
light backpacking base weight less than 9.1kg
ultralight backpacking base weight less than 4.5kg
super-ultralight backpacking base weight less than 2.3kg
extreme-ultralight backpacking base weight less than 1.4kg

Venerated UL maker is back

Postby Lamont » Fri 26 Apr, 2019 6:32 pm

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Re: Venerated UL maker is back

Postby sherpa » Fri 26 Apr, 2019 11:52 pm

Thanks Lamont for the heads up.
Wishing Mateusz and Laufbursche all the best.
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Re: Venerated UL maker is back

Postby Mark F » Sat 27 Apr, 2019 9:25 pm

As a user of his exquisitely made packs for the past six years I wish him the best. Few (if any) can equal his attention to detail and quality of workmanship.
"Perfection is attained not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing more to remove".
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