Alan's Ultralight Backpacking
Among other topics is Alan's ultralight gearlist page which contains many links to gear suppliers.
Andy's Lightweight Backpacking
Some helpful gear reviews and more.
Online Journal of Lightweight Backcountry Travel. Very extensive.
Lightweight backpacking, Nature Awareness. "Bear"draws on his experiences at Tom Brown's Tracker School
John O's Ultralight Backpacking Page
Review of the Nomad tent and other great stuff.
The Lightweight Packpacker
Another very extensive site.
Michael's Ultralight Backpacking
Michael maintains the BackpackingLight mailing list.
Onestep's Ultralight Backpacking Resource
Ultralight tips from Maine.
Ray Jardine's Adventure Page
Father and Geru of lightweight backpacking and author of "Beyond Backpacking"-the Bible for lightweight backpacking
Southwest Ultralight Backpacking
Techniques for the sunny southwest from Janet and Will
Yellowstone Backpacking Journal
"BigSkyRy" Ryan maintains the e-zine BackpackingLight.com (above) and this, his personal site.
Everything you need to know about backpacking stoves.
Another suppliers index
Lots of gear. Some of it designed by Lynn Weldon for lighweight backpacking.
Gear designed by Ray Jardine and much more.
Makers of the GVP G4 Pack
Hiking Videos and Lightweight Backpacking gear designed by Lynn Weldon.
a product line and custom work.
Only The Lightest
Lightweight camping gear
Outdoor Wilderness Fabrics
a product line, custom work, and fabric.
Lightweight pants and shirts and a catalog that is fun to read.
: lightweight tents,custom made silnylon ponchos, fabric etc.
Source of the NomadLite and Nomad Lite-N-Airy tents. Ultralight single person shelters.
Michigan Trails and Hiking
Best Hikes by County
A list of hikes submitted by members of the Great Lakes Hiking List
A mailing list for hiking,backpacking, snowshoeing, and backcountry skiing in the Great Lakes region
Grand Traverse Hiking Club
Member of the the North Country Trail Association. Maintain a 60 mile section of the NCT that lies southeast of Traverse City, MI
Hiking Michigan's Upper Peninsula
-- A Guide to the Greatest Hiking Adventures in the U.P.
(great maps and descriptions of hikes in the Scottsville area and other good stuff)
Information about one of the prime backpacking destinations in the Michigan's lower peninsula.
Michigan Benchmark Hiking Information
Information about Michigan hiking. Author also maintains the Great Lakes Hiking maillist.
Isle Royale National Park
Michigan Wilderness Areas
North Country Trail
Official web site for the North Country Trail Association. Links to Michigan and other chapters.
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
Up North Outdoors
Links to other sites with information about outdoor opportunities in northern Michigan.
General Hiking and Outdoor
Chet Fromm's Backpackers Guide
Author of many books on hiking
Chuck's Backpackiing Bonanza
Hiking Web Site
Eric Olsen's hiking info. and lightweight packpacking.
Outdoor Adventure Resource. Includes The Trading Post where one can advertise gear for sale.
Victoria & Frank Logue
authors of several hiking books