Move fast and light by substituting this equipment into your gear selection.
As the standard and objectives of outdoor enthusiasts extends into new realms, athletes must become more efficient - and this starts with their equipment. No matter whether you're on a lengthy trail or dizzying big wall efficiency is essential, and carrying extra weight results in unneeded energy expenditure. With huge advancements in gear manufacturing comes a new category of equipment to meet the demand for weight reduction - the ultra-light.
Ultra-lightweight equipment enables you to essentially half your load, whilst still allowing you to pack all necessary gear. From tents to stoves, all these items accumulate to your total weight - so any chance to reduce your pack's burden should be seen as an opportunity. With that said, here are some of our favourite ultra-lightweight pieces of kit for your 2020 season.
11. Climbing Harness - BLACK DIAMOND COULOIR MOUNTAINEERING CLIMBING HARNESS (215 grams)
There are enormous benefits to reducing your pack-weight and with the ‘fast and light’ approach to adventure growing, it's inevitable that gear will continue to get lighter and lighter. So cover more ground and use less energy - invest in lightweight.
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