Odds are extraordinarily high that you already know about, or at the very least have heard of, Mountain Hardware. Now, 20 years after forming, the corporate has not only damaged into the outside and journey gear business, they’ve taken the motive force’s seat. And no one is shocked. The founding members were all skilled in the trade, most having cut their teeth at Sierra Designs before kicking of Mountain Hardware.
I cannot go into single-walled tents an excessive amount of apart from giving a couple of suggestions on merchandise to contemplate. For ounce-counting backpackers, the Meta 1P by NEMO is certain to thrill with a minimum weight of 1 pound and 12 ounces. This shelter costs $350 and foregoes all tent poles in trade for a single trekking pole. An alternative choice for extra money acutely aware backpackers is the Mountainsmith Mountain Shelter LT priced at roughly $a hundred thirty. Though designed to shelter two adventurers, it weighs in at 1 pound and 15.5 ounces.
Single blade folders are extremely lightweight and useful round camp. If weight is your major concern, a small single bladed folding knife like the Gerber LST is your lightest option. If you are in search of something a little bit bigger however still lightweight, take a look at Spyderco’s family of FRN handled knives from the Dragonfly to the Endura.
What a lot of people may not notice is that a few years ago Gregory Packs (along with Black Diamond) was bought by Clarus, who has since modified their identify to Black Diamond, INC and serves as the parent company of the two brands. For all intents and purposes, however, Gregory nonetheless serves their unique mission of designing rock strong and affordable gear for backpackers like us. Due to the company’s age their product record is relatively massive.