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Hyperlite Mountain Gear 2400 Southwest Backpack Review

Hyperlight Mountain Gear 2400 Southwest Backpack

The Hyperlite Mountain Gear 2400 Southwest Backpack is a 40L pack (with an additional 9.8L of external storage) that is suitable for ultralight backpacking trips, off trail hiking through dense vegetation, or winter day hikes when you need to carry extra clothing layers. Made with Hyperlite Mountain Gear’s (HMG) ultralight blend of polyester and …

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Hyperlite Mountain Gear 4400 Porter Expedition Backpack – Review

Hyperlight Mountain Gear 4400 Porter Backpack (Expedition) with optional hip belt pockets and front pocket

Hyperlite Mountain Gear’s 4400 Porter Backpack (formerly called the Expedition and the Porter Expedition) is one of the highest capacity packs available today from an ultralight backpack manufacturer. Reminiscent of the famous white Kelty Spectra Cloud backpack, the 31 ounce/72 liter cuben fiber 4400 Porter is targeted at packrafters, hikers, and mountaineers who …

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Hyperlite Mountain Gear Factory Tour

Hyperlite Mountain Gear CEO, Mike St. Pierre

Hyperlite Mountain Gear is an ultralight backpacking gear manufacturer in Biddeford, Maine, a short drive from my favorite hiking and backpacking haunts in New Hampshire. I paid them a visit last month to check out their operation and to talk to Mike St. Pierre, their CEO and head gear designer about …

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Hyperlite Mountain Gear 2400 Southwest Backpack Wins Section Hiker Gear of the Year Award

The Hyperlite Mountain Gear 2400 Southwest Pack has solid external pockets for greater durability in tough backcountry conditions.

Every year, I like to recognize the piece of gear that has the biggest impact on my hiking and backpacking experience by giving it the Section Hiker Gear of the Year Award. This year’s winner is the Hyperlite Mountain Gear 2400 Southwest Backpack, which has withstood the rigors of backpacking, peakbagging, …

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