When you go hiking and you walk around all day carrying your gear, weight counts. The ultralight backpacking is a form of outdoor sport that seeks to improve the comfort through a radical reduction in the weight of the backpack.
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For ultralight hiking you have to learn to eliminate unnecessary things and optimize clothing and food, but the most important is to have a basic gear (backpack, tent, sleeping bag, mat) as light as possible.
Fortunately, gear manufacturers are increasingly offering quality equipment with a significant reduction in volume and weight, that your back and your knees will appreciate. Look at the difference between hiking basic equipment trails and ultralight equipment.
|Sleeping Bag||1500g||Ferrino Lightec 750||750g|
|Mat||800g||Mammut Light Pump||570g|
|Tent||2500g||Nordisk Telemark 2||1000g|
This is a difference of 3.7 kilos of weight you carry on your back. This weight difference allows walk lighter, faster and more comfortable and enjoy your outdoor trips.