The Helinox Chair One is the perfect backpacking chair for me! They make an ultralight version but I found the Helinox One to be the perfect balance of stability, comfort and travel size. It packs up small and is very lightweight. To make things even better, the Helinox Chair One can support heavier people. As
The OlarHike sleeping pad is very comfortable! After sleeping on it for an entire night in the backcountry, I woke up feeling refreshed and it did not deflate during the night! The built-in pillow is a nice touch because it doesn't move around or fall off of the sleeping pad while sleeping. I still used
The Marmot Tungsten 1P is an incredible one-person tent! I purchased this tent because it's small and lightweight but has ample headroom. I also own the larger Tungsten 2P and use it when my wife joins me. It's great having the same tent setup process for both! This tent is available in an ultralight version
I've been backpacking for many years and size and weight is important. With that said, proper lighting is important too! This LED USB-rechargeable light is great for hanging inside of a tent, at a campsite, etc. and it's USB-rechargeable. Top-off the charge via a computer or a solar battery bank with USB port! It's great!
The pocket chainsaw is a must for backpacking! A machete or hatchet is great for chopping wood but it often blisters one's hands. The pocket chainsaw is a great and portable tool for sawing deadfall. It's surprisingly efficient and makes cutting logs of the perfect length possible! Since I discovered the pocket chainsaw, I never