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The Ray-Way Fly Instead of a heavy, bulky and expensive top-range tent, with easily broken poles and a fixed “footprint”, my fly is light and versatile. Made of 1.1oz silicone nylon, the fly weighs 500 g with packed dimensions of 25cm x 15cm x 15cm, open dimensions of 3m x 2.5m, a cost of $100 […]

Yay the Ray-Way!

Inspired by Ray Jardine, my best friend and tramping partner Matt introduced me to the Ray-Way. To me Ray-Way means lightweight tramping, aiming for a pack weight (including all equipment and gear) as low as possible. Food is not counted in pack weight, only the dead weight of essentials. For a 25 day off-track traverse […]