Ultralight outdoor gear

Ultralight outdoor gear

Lightweight Outdoor is a our new website, a spin-off of our bikepackingshop.nl. Since 2016, we have been serving our bikepacking customers and were getting more and more (international) customers looking for tried&tested outdoor gear for more than just bikepacking. That's why we started Lightweight Outdoor, to make small cottage brands, hard-to-find items (from the US) and other gear we really love ourselves available to everyone in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and the rest of Europe.

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Go titanium - go Evernew

Go titanium - go Evernew

Lighten up your cooking kit with the fantastic ultralight but ultra durable and high quality titanium pots, pans and stoves from Evernew. Superior Japanese quality products that will be your companion on all your adventures for a lifetime

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Ultralight gear

Ultra light and compact tents. We have a number of freestanding, trekking pole and pyramid tents. From the well know MSR to the Dyneema ultralight Durston X-mid pro.

Ultralight tents

Ultra light and compact tents. We have a number of freestanding, trekking pole and pyramid tents. From the well know MSR to the Dyneema ultralight Durston X-mid pro.

Lightweight quilts and sleeping bags. We have an ultralight solution for every temperature. From a more traditional mummy bag to ultralight Enlightened Equipment Quilts

Ultralight sleeping bags & quilts

Lightweight quilts and sleeping bags. We have an ultralight solution for every temperature. From a more traditional mummy bag to ultralight Enlightened Equipment Quilts

Those little things that can heavy-up your kit in no-time. Take a look at our lightweight accessoires. We found the best and lightest just for you

Accessoires

Those little things that can heavy-up your kit in no-time. Take a look at our lightweight accessoires. We found the best and lightest just for you

Lighten up your cooking kit

Titanium pans, cups and super lightweight burners. We know a lot of people that still carry that heavy stainless steel mug around, but you don't have to. We have everything you need to create delicious meals wherever your adventures take you, or just boil some water for that bag of adventure food, your choice. But please lighten up your cooking set and create room for some more food 😉

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Small gear, small prices

The Lightweight Outdoor Blog

Articles and advice about ultralight hiking, backpacking and camping.

The story behind lightweight outdoor

The story behind lightweight outdoor

Hi, I’m Bas, owner of Lightweight Outdoor (and Bikepackingshop). As a child, I was fascinated by nature. I loved building forts, climbing trees, and exploring. I cherished my first backpack (a blue Nomad, much too big for me) because it allowed me to take everything I needed on my adventures.

Later, I delved into mountain biking and fell in love with bikepacking. I’ve always been obsessed with lightening my bike load (a true “weight weenie”), which naturally spilled over to other gear. In 2016, we launched the “Bikepackingshop,” initially offering bikepacking bags but soon expanding our range to include other outdoor gear.

We’re always on the hunt for ultralight and compact outdoor equipment, often finding them with small “cottage brands” abroad. In recent years, we’ve attracted more non-bikepacking customers interested in hiking, ultralight backpacking, or simply seeking quality gear not found in traditional outdoor stores. To better assist them in their search for high-quality, ultralight gear, we launched this store as a sister to our bikepackingshop.

I sincerely hope that you’ll find our products as enjoyable as I do (we’ve tested most of the equipment we sell because we’re huge “gear nerds”). Visitors are always welcome at our headquarters for a cup of coffee (just give us a call or message first) to geek out over all the cool gear we have, or you can schedule a virtual coffee (video chat) for advice.

I wish you many lightweight adventures on your next journey!

Upgrade your kit?

Start with the essential big four: tent, backpack, sleeping bag, and mat. Check out our gear to see how much you can save on your equipment.

A lighter tent?

Ultralight quilts

A lighter pack?

Sleeping mats

Service with a smile: we try to treat our customers, like we want to be treated ourselves

Questions?

Questions?

Do you have any questions? Just give us a call or send us a message and we will try our best to answer your questions.

Best advice

Best advice

We are gear nerds ourselves, so we have often tried the gear ourselves. So we know what we have, how it works and what is good.

Shipping

Shipping

Shipping to the Netherlands: €6 Shipping to Belgium: €7,50 Shipping to Germany: €7,50 We also ship to most countries in the European Union.

Some of our happy clients

Discover why adventurers like you have been positive about us.

“This is the best of the best. Not only their selection of lightweight gear, but also their expertise and service. Honest answers to my questions (what is useful to use, when). Love the content on the website with tips too. In short, are you looking to buy new gear this is the place to be! Can't wait to Cycle Patagonia and put everything to the test..”

— Margriet

“Just perfect! Ordered Hill Tops dry bags on their website. Quick and reliable service. Thanks!”

— Pim

"Super service! Fast delivery (in vacation time) with personal note and helpful tip written on n bill with it. Product was cheaper here than at larger competitor. Happy with the service!"

— Hyke J.

"What a cool place for lightweight outdoor gear. I had been in doubt about a new sleeping bag for a while and ended up at Enlightened Equipment in the US. They directed me to Bas. He helped perfectly, showed me differences between the Revelation and Enigma. Finally bought a complete new sleeping kit (Revelation quilt, Thermarest mat and Helium Bivy). Advice based on experience and listens carefully to your question. Thanks!"

— Marco