The art of hiking ultralight is something that many are trying to master. It often takes many years of trial and errors to learn what to adjust to make your backpack lighter. But it is of course possible to initially follow some universal tips that often form the basis for a lighter backpack. We have therefore compiled a list of 12 mixed tricks for an easier pack to start with. 1. Dump the electronics We start with a point that will hurt many. But leaving much of the unnecessary electronics at home allows you to relax and enjoy nature more.