NEMO Senior Designer, Brandon Davey, Talks to the Associated Press About Ultralight Backpacking Gear

brandon_ditto1Ultra-lightweight camping: Carry less, do more. “In the past 20-30 years, everything has gotten lighter through material choices, especially, but also design decisions,” [Davey] said. Tent frame designs have evolved from A-frames, to dome tents, to bivy sacks and hammock tents, and new fabrics are always being developed to be more durable, breathable and lightweight, he added. NEMO uses computer-aided design software to find the minimum amount of poles and material they can use to still have a comfortable tent.” To read the entire article, click here.

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