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Gossamer Gear Polycryo Ground Cloth

Gossamer Gear Polycryo Ultralight Ground Sheet

I’ve been using Gossamer Gear’s ultralight polycryo goundsheets for years and they’re a fabulous ultralight alternative to much heavier footprints. Polycryo is a clear, multilayer, cross-linked polyolefin film that is amazingly lightweight, weighing only 1.5 oz for a 40 x 96 inch sheet. It’s perfect for use as a groundsheet …

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Weight Saving Tip: Tent Footprints

If you are serious about lowering your backpacking base weight, you need to weigh and examine each item on your gear list and ask yourself if you can substitute it with a lighter weight alternative. For example, if you have a tent made by one of the larger commercial manufacturers, …

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