Recently joined. I carry a base weight about 6kg so not far off UL. Could be if I reduced toiletries and First Aid Kit and realised there are shops in some places 1000+-miles on the Appalachian Trail. John Muir Trail, GR5,15 and half of GB's National Trails (the half is the SWCP) Retired Local Authority Horticulturist, Arborist. Keen conservationist; Ex footballer,marathoner, triathlete. I still bike and run. I have Citroen Berlingo as a crash pad which I use if I can link walks with public transport.