Give you a full hiking ultra light backpack list and 4 points of outdoor equipment weight loss


In the 1960s, the weight of the backpacker carried by the backpacker was generally up to 25 or even 40 kg.

With the development of the times, the progress of science and technology and the changes in people’s concepts have never been generally reduced by 30 kg in recent years.

So, what is ultra-light backpack?

There is no official definition with “super light”.

It is better to say that the weight of the backpack is not as good as a mentality.

You can find your best load weight in the range of 5 to 15 kg (of course, this range is not fixed, but also depends on the personal weight of the individual and the specific situation of the environment).

Reducing the dependence of equipment means more dependent on yourself to keep the road safety, health and comfort.

If you are ready to alleviate the burden on the road, here are some prompts for beginners:

1, give you the equipment weighing:

Find a scales and weigh your current equipment separately.

Remember all items except for food, water and fuel (called consumables).

2, replace the old equipment:

Please pay close attention to the weight of each item when replacing old equipment and selection of new equipment.

3, gradually change:

Because the lighter equipment is more expensive, a smart method is to reduce your burden over time.

Equipment with weight lighter (and possible) gradually replace heavy equipment.

4, weigh the pros and cons:

Remember, although some equipment is light, but in the long run, ultra-light equipment may not be as complete as traditional equipment.

A full ultra light backpack list:

1, backpack

2, climbing stick

3, map

4, compass

5, mobile phone

6, solar / portable charger (optional)


7, global positioning system (optional)

8, personal positioning beacons (optional)

9, tent, tarpaulin or hammock

10, hammock in insect network (if needed)

11, floor cloth (optional)



sleeping bag

13, sleep pad


14, pillow (optional)

15, stove

16, fuel

17, lighter, wind and rain match

18, cup and / or pot

19, chopsticks, spoon, fork (optional)

20, rag, sponge (optional)

21, plastic bags

22, outdoor water filter





23, soft water bottle

24, hiking, hiking shoes (optional)

25, long top jacket (windproof, waterproof)

26, synthetic or wool T-shirt, synthetic fiber or wool underwear (optional)

27, hiking pants

28, synthetic or wool stockings (2 pairs)


29, gloves (optional)

30, head towel

31, sunscreen cap

32, waterproof, rain, waterproof rain


33, toothpaste or small soda

34, small toothbrush

35, can biodegradable soap

36, toilet paper (2-4 square meters per day)

37, disinfecting wipes (3 per day)

38. Monthly supplies (women can choose)

39, medical first aid box: (

Medical tape, gauze pad, bandage, antibiotic ointment (small bag), anti-inflammatory, painkiller, etc.


40, headlights or flashlights


41, additional battery (optional)

42, safety whistle (with neck rope)

43, sunscreen

44, lip balm

45, sunglasses

46, cash, bank card, credit card

47, sewing needle and nylon cable


48, blade or knife


49, telescope

50, waterproof notebook, pen

In addition, the fastest, most effective way to reduce the burden is, one or all of the four most items of the backpackers, they are:

Backpack, tent, sleeping bag and mat.

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