r/Ultralight

81,133 subscribers
created in 2010


Tips, tricks, gear reviews and advice for ultralight wilderness backpacking. Our diverse community is connected through the shared desire to reduce the weight of our packs and asking ourselves, "do I really need that?"

https://reddit.com/r/Ultralight
r/CampingGear
61k subscribers

A helpful community that aims to help users make informed decisions about camping gear including sleeping systems, clothing, cooksets, and packs.... and to show off our stuff


https://reddit.com/r/CampingGear
Ultralight 15.53%
19.14% CampingGear

A subreddit dedicated to backpacking in the wild places on earth - where people are few, cell signal is nil, and Mother Nature still reigns. Backpacking defined as: Multi-day trips into the wild, unpopulated, areas of the world.

https://reddit.com/r/WildernessBackpacking
Ultralight 15.32%
21.97% WildernessBackpacking
r/AppalachianTrail
35k subscribers

NOBO? SOBO? Section hiker? Aspiring hiker? If you've hiked or are planning on hiking the "AT", this is the place for you.

https://reddit.com/r/AppalachianTrail
Ultralight 8.68%
17.02% AppalachianTrail
r/myog
29k subscribers

Tips, tricks and How-To's for making your own outdoor gear. Tents, tarps, hammocks, stoves, packs and anything else you can think of.

https://reddit.com/r/myog
Ultralight 6.72%
31.74% myog
r/CampingandHiking
433k subscribers

Hikers who bring Camping gear in their Backpack.

Tips, trip reports, back-country gear reviews, safety and news.

https://reddit.com/r/CampingandHiking
Ultralight 25.08%
6.99% CampingandHiking
r/GearTrade
11k subscribers

/r/GearTrade is a subreddit for redditors to trade their outdoor gear. Generally, this includes things related to hiking, camping, backpacking, skiing, hunting, and other "backcountry" uses. However, it is totally acceptable to post any type of "gear" you wish to trade, so long as it is somewhat relevant to the community.

/r/GearTrade is currently undergoing heavy customization, check back soon for new and exciting features!

https://reddit.com/r/GearTrade
Ultralight 6.47%
30.47% GearTrade
r/backpacking
375k subscribers

A subreddit for world traveling Backpackers. Often confused with the other type of (wilderness) backpacker in the US, this subreddit is primarily for the travelers. Wilderness is allowed by community demand. All posts must be flaired "Travel" or "Wilderness"

https://reddit.com/r/backpacking
Ultralight 15.83%
8.05% backpacking
r/PacificCrestTrail
14k subscribers

A way for those interested in the PCT to gather and share information. A focus on the HYOH and LNT philosophies, and an open community for discussion of the PCT.

https://reddit.com/r/PacificCrestTrail
Ultralight 5.95%
30.65% PacificCrestTrail
r/ULgeartrade
3k subscribers

A community for members of r/ultralight who are looking to buy, sell, or trade ultralight backpacking gear.

https://reddit.com/r/ULgeartrade
Ultralight 5.01%
64.23% ULgeartrade
r/hiking
212k subscribers

The hikers' subreddit.

https://reddit.com/r/hiking
Ultralight 11.09%
6.79% hiking
r/trailmeals
33k subscribers

A community devoted to outdoor eats of all kinds.

https://reddit.com/r/trailmeals
Ultralight 4.33%
22.33% trailmeals
r/hammockcamping
14k subscribers

/r/hammockcamping is a subreddit devoted to the discussion of hammock camping. This subreddit values interesting discussion, not "quick pic" posts. Share how you used your hammock setup on a recent trip. Ask questions about hammock gear. Give a gear or trail review. Share your knowledge and experience.

https://reddit.com/r/hammockcamping
Ultralight 4.29%
23.48% hammockcamping
r/Hammocks
31k subscribers

WELCOME TO THE HAMMOCK DISTRICT!

Hammocks are a great lightweight alternative for ultralight campers and hikers. Also, they're really comfortable.

New to hammocks? Read this.

https://reddit.com/r/Hammocks
Ultralight 5.45%
10.46% Hammocks
r/camping
239k subscribers

A subreddit for campers concerned more about the act of camping and less concerned about hiking long distances or light gear.

https://reddit.com/r/camping
Ultralight 10.52%
5.35% camping
r/Bushcraft
56k subscribers

Bushcraft and Wilderness Survival, Traditional Skills and Techniques.

https://reddit.com/r/Bushcraft
Ultralight 4.57%
8.15% Bushcraft
r/onebag
35k subscribers

A subreddit about living out of a backpack.

https://reddit.com/r/onebag
Ultralight 3.83%
8.92% onebag
r/Mountaineering
25k subscribers
Ultralight 3.27%
12.8% Mountaineering
r/bicycletouring
29k subscribers

Bicycle touring is about taking trips via bicycle. Whether you're going out for the weekend or cycling across continents, bicycletouring is a community of individuals who share this passion.

https://reddit.com/r/bicycletouring
Ultralight 3.65%
5.26% bicycletouring
r/climbing
193k subscribers

The home of Climbing on reddit. And yes we are scared of falling.

https://reddit.com/r/climbing
Ultralight 6.98%
3.01% climbing
r/Survival
224k subscribers

The Wilderness Survival subreddit.

https://reddit.com/r/Survival
Ultralight 4.9%
3.73% Survival