These are all sites we have had good experiences with.

Good selection of gear & clothing

Great backpacks, shelters, etc

I love Dirty Girls!

Amazingly warm and light u.l.down inner clothing

High end custom ultralight gear

High end warmth...quilts, jackets

The godfather of ultralight, and some great make your own gear kits

Cool backpacking gear, and the maker of my first cuben fiber tent

This may be my favorite gadget...we get amazing photos of us with it

Love my Tilley Airflow!

Ti versions of Trail Designs Caldera Cone plus other cool stuff

One of my favorite ultralight manufacturers...makers of the Caldera Cone stove systems

THE innovative ultralight gear maker...cuben fiber backpacks and tents!

The premier website of the ultralight backpacking community, and some good ultralight gear

Creator of

Freezer bag cooking

Great selection, fair pricing

Materials & projects

Great source for Cuben Fiber

Great site for Las Vegas area Free Maps and guides

Used this on our PCT-A backpacking trip, was great

Yogi'a Guides to the PCT - a must read for Pacific Crest Trail hikers

Free downloadable 1/2" per mile maps & water reports

Some good info & links

Free trail journals - send text & email updates from the trail

Pacific Crest Trail Org

Pacific Crest Trail Water Reports - So Cal

AZ trails

High quality Tankara fishing rods & supplies

New Tenkara site

Reviews, blog