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What is new for 2014?

What is new in 2014? We get asked that question from the media, friends, and customers all the time. So we thought we would take a moment to give an update on what we’ve been doing at Hyperlite Mountain Gear to make our products even better! We have rolled out NEW features across our entire […]

Climbing in Greenland – Nameless Creek

Earlier this summer Hyperlite Mountain Gear sponsored an expedition by Team Glitterbomb (that’s Lizzy Scully, Quinn Brett, Prairie Kearney and John Dickey) to climb unclaimed big walls in Greenland. HMG is amazed at what the team accomplished and proud that our ultralight backpacks and shelters helped them along the way. Read on for a post from Lizzy Scully on the expedition and Nameless Creek, the rushing waterway that featured prominently in their time in Greenland.

Packing Light for an Oregon Coast Fatbiking Expedition

HMG Ambassador Steve Graepel is about to leave on a fatbiking expedition on Oregon Coast. In this post, he gives us his approach to gear selection and going light when planning a multisport expedition like this one.

I guess I’m having a kinda ok time….

Another AT update from our friend “Patches” — putting miles of the trail behind her and carrying HMG’s Windrider Southwest . . . I LOVE New Hampshire. It’s the place I now consider home and it’s where I feel most at home. And it feels so friggin good to be back. Even with my feet […]

How much stuff can a HMG Stuff Pack stuff?

Max Neale, a Review Editor for Outdoor Gear Lab, shares how he uses HMG’s Stuff Pack. I’ve been living traveling with and living out of Hyperlite Mountain Gear “Stuff Packs” for the past six months. This started in late December when a gear swap with HMG’s Mike St. Pierre landed me four of HMG’s cuben […]

Go Ahead Feel the Earth Beneath Your Feet

Perhaps you’ve felt this way before. The world you live in is not the world you feel comfortable in. Cell phones, iPads, computers, and plasma TV’s begin to edge us away from our reality. Living in our world can be fast paced and often leaves us feeling disconnected. Take heart we can all step away […]

Happy Holidays from the HMG Team

Post-PCT Echo I and II review

Hi, my name is Dave. In September 2010 I completed a thru-hike of the Pacific Crest Trail. For about 1,300 miles of the hike I used Hyperlite Mountain Gear shelters:  the Echo I Tarp and Insert for 650 miles (from Agua Dulce to South Lake Tahoe) and the Echo II Tarp and Beak for 650 […]

HMG Echo 1 Review

Hendrick from Hiking in Finland product tests the HMG Echo 1 Shelter System while on a trip to Russia http://www.hikinginfinland.com/2010/10/hmg-echo-i-review.html

Hiking in Finland interviews Mike St.Pierre from HMG

http://www.hikinginfinland.com/2010/08/interview-mike-st-pierre-from-hyperlite.html Hyperlite Mountain Gear is a fairly young cottage manufacturer from the USA, with some very innovative cuben tarps and packs and a great looking and very user friendly website. I managed to get in touch with Mike, the founder of HMG, and he took the time to answer my questions in order for us […]