Lugging around 35-40+ pounds of gear while hiking can be a pain in the...back. Do you really need all that stuff? You might think you’re all big and strong when you start out but as you rack up the miles, you’ll likely hit a wall and start scrambling and scrounging for your next break. Lighten up! Use these tips for ultralight backpacking so you can spend more time enjoying the trails and less time resting up at camp.