Hiker’s generally agree that next to scenery, good companions and maybe a small flask for a nip at night, nothing makes a hike or backpacking more pleasurable than carrying fewer pounds. And pack manufacturer’s have been responding with new, lighter packs.
Gossamer Gear is one of the companies catering to the ultra-light hiking enthusiast. It’s new Gorilla weighs only 1 pound, 5.1 ounces. That’s incredibly light.
Phil Werner gives a detailed review of the Gorilla backpack on his Section Hiker blog. If you’re thinking about getting into ultra-light packing or just want to shave a couple of pounds on the load, give it a look-see at: Section Hiker.