The fastest way to backpack weight loss
By CRAIG HILL
From the article:
The first and most important step to lightening your load is purchasing a scale. When I told Clelland that I use my bathroom scale to weigh the entire pack, I got a scolding.
“Go get a scale — or the next time you call, I won’t even answer the phone,” he said, presumably joking. “I’m serious.”
So I bought a $19 scale and started weighing everything in my pack.