By Martin NordesjöTerra Nova Laser Ultra 1, 500 g
Adding yet another word to their series of Laser tents, they claim it's "the lightest 1 person, double wall tent available in the world"
Therm-a-Rest NeoAir Trekker
A more silent, sturdier, NeoAir. Short version (130 cm) is 454 gram.
Exped Synmat Ultralite
470 g at size 183 x 52 x 7, R value is 3,5.
The materials wizards at the university have invented a new mixed material for lightweight poles.
600 g sleeping pad with Primaloft Infinity insulation.
Vaude Super Ultralight Tents
Using solutions from the Power Lizard, Vaude have redesigned some of their tents. Probably not "super ultralight" at all, but definitely lighter than before. Power Ferret Ultralight (a tunnel tent) is 1850 grams, Power Tokee UL is 800 grams. Taurus UL XP pictured (unknkown weight).
Primus ExpressStove Ti
72 g titanium version of the Express stove.
Merrel True Glove
One more company jumps into barefoot shoes. We like that.
"The World's Lightest Super Minimalist Shell". Yada yada whatever. But it's only 210 g, with Event.
Black Diamond Ultra Distance Z-Pole
Foldable carbon fibre trekking pole, 270 g
Fjällräven - Abisko Lightweight
Fjällräven lightens up with with three new tents (we have no weight data yet).
"Ultralight two-person tent" with double walls. Raised with four (!) trekking poles. 1,56 kg.
A toe sock specifically for Vibram FiveFingers footwear wearers, and others who like to wiggle their toes. Will probably work for the upcoming Inov-8 toeshoes too...
News from Friedrichshafen part 2
News from Friedrichshafen part 3
Lightweight report from one of our friends: