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Gear Petites

Backpacking Guide for Petites

By on May 30, 2017

Petite Backpacking Guide
The Golden Rule of backpacking is to keep your pack weight under 1/3 of your body weight.  However, that’s actually higher than most backpackers would consider to…


9 Petite Struggles vs Empowerment

By on May 17, 2017

Being Petite Sometimes Sucks
Vertically challenged they call us.  Fun sized, small fry, half-pint…hilarious, right?  Yes, I am short and small and I have been that way my whole life.  I’m…

Gear Petites

Best Backpacking Gear 2017 (and Petite Counterparts)

By on May 5, 2017

Gear Selection Process
Backpacker magazine releases an annual list of their favorite products after putting them through some tough real-life testing.  They first take various items on an assortment of…