Safe, sane strategies for lightening your load on the trail.
You don't need to cut the handle off your toothbrush just to save a few ounces! There are less extreme ways to shed pack weight and Karen Berger will show you how. Do you truly need it? Do you really use it? Berger will help you analyze and evaluate what you carry. Always, the emphasis is on hiking wisely - and safely.
- Employ technology and new designs
- Choose lighter options
- Make do with substitutions
- Use items that serve multiple purposes
- Make your own gear