Geargasm is an excellent--and unique---opportunity to check out in-person a wide range of UL backpacking gear, including packs, shelters, hammocks, and more.
Catching Up with Chad North: Geargasm & UL Backpacking
For gear manufacturers, specifically cottage gear manufacturers, Geargasm is one of the very few places to get your product in front of your target audience.
Getting Started with UL Backpacking
"The short answer is that going ultralight takes some thought, but you’re reacquainting yourself with your gear and bringing what you need."