April: Wild edibles

This is a list of wild foods that can be foraged in the UK during April. Select a different month: January February March April May June July August September October November December Disclaimer: There are wild plants and fungi in the UK that are poisonous. Do not eat any wild edible that has not been […]

How to minimize tent condensation

Condensation is a common problem when camping in a tent. Condensation occurs when water vapor condenses onto a surface such as the walls of your tent. Having the walls of your tent drip with water can be an uncomfortable nuisance. Condensation can make your tent not feel like much of a shelter at all and […]

LifeVenture’s Shampoo leaves

Hygiene has a significant effect on moral. It only takes a few days out camping and hiking before your hair becomes greasy and your trip starts to feel less and less enjoyable. LifeVenture’s shampoo leaves are tiny dry sheets of shampoo that build up a lather once warm water is added. They come in a […]

Weighing your pack and gear

Weighing your backpack is the first step to reducing its weight. The second step involves weighing each individual item filling it. That’s when you can start deciding what to take, leave or replace with a lighter product. Weighing items is also a good way to test whether a manufacturer has been honest about their products […]

March: Wild edibles

This is a list of wild foods that can be foraged in the UK during March. Select a different month: January February March April May June July August September October November December Disclaimer: There are wild plants and fungi in the UK that are poisonous. Do not eat any wild edible that has not been […]

Daft Logic’s distance calculator

When planning a trip, it’s always vital to measure the distance of the route you intend to travel. Measuring distance helps you to make decisions about when to stop and allows you to estimate the time it will take to complete a trip and reach any checkpoints. The methods for doing this manually typically involve […]

February: Wild edibles

This is a list of wild foods that can be foraged in the UK during February. Select a different month: January February March April May June July August September October November December Disclaimer: There are wild plants and fungi in the UK that are poisonous. Do not eat any wild edible that has not been […]

January: Wild edibles

This is a list of wild foods that can be foraged in the UK during January. Select a different month: January February March April May June July August September October November December Disclaimer: There are wild plants and fungi in the UK that are poisonous. Do not eat any wild edible that has not been […]

Get organized with LighterPack

Sometimes, planning a trip can be the hardest part. Choosing what gear to take, and what not to take can be a messy obstacle, with gear strewn about your room and you crossing things off the paper list you wrote while punching grams, pounds or ounces into your calculator. Then, by the next trip you’ve […]

An introduction

Welcome to travel-light.net. Travel Lights main emphasis is on camping and ultralight backpacking, but we also have room for general outdoor pursuits. From instructional articles, guides, and product reviews, we’re sure you’ll find something to suit your interests. To stay up to date with our posts why not follow us on twitter. You can also […]