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Who we are

Backpacking Light is based in the picturesque Lincolnshire Wolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. We are a proud family-run online retailer, dedicated to offering affordable and high-quality outdoor gear.

We serve a diverse community of adventurers, including backpackers, bushcrafters, hikers, wild campers, thru-hikers, raftpackers, and participants in the Duke of Edinburgh's Award program.

Embark on your next adventure with confidence at Backpacking Light.

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Backpacking Light presents a curated selection of quality outdoor gear sourced from across the globe, ensuring both value-for-money and high performance. With over three decades of firsthand experience in camping, hiking, and exploration worldwide, we deeply understand the needs and values of outdoor enthusiasts.

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