Backpacking with Micro Four-Thirds

Backpacking Setup

Backpacking Setup

Jun 12, 2013

The picture at left is why I love the micro four-thirds format so much.  What you see is all I need for a week of backpacking in Colorado. The whole setup probably weighs less than 7 lbs, including tripod. I’m confident that what you see here will allow me to capture everything I want while in the backcountry, and I won’t kill my back lugging heavy equipment. This also gives me room for those little nice-to-have extras like a tent and sleeping bag.  I just put all of this stuff in the Crumpler Haven bag and stuff it in my backpack. I strap the tripod to the outside of the pack.

I’ll be on the road with limited access for the next week or so, but hopefully I’ll have something to show for it on the blog when I return.

Equipment shown (with Amazon links)

Olympus OM-D EM-5 with Really Right Stuff L-plate

Panasonic 12-35 f/2.8

Panasonic 35-100 f/2.8

Olympus 9-18

Crumpler Haven – Large

Lowepro Filter Pouch with various Lee Seven5 filters

Gitzo 0540 tripod with Really Right Stuff BH-30 Ballhead

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