Reduces risk of Lymes diesease and other tick borne disease such as Colorado tick fever, Heartland Virus, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (RMSF) and more.
The opening features angled edges which helps leverage and move the tick forward, detaching the tick without squishing it.
Great for humans, dogs, cats, and other animals.
Use the small opening to attach to your backpack or keychain.
All Zpacks gear has a two year limited warranty against defects in materials or workmanship. Please see our return / warranty policy.
Height: 1 3/8" (3.5 cm)
Width:1/2" (1.25 mm)
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Neoair Xlite Sleeping Pad
The NeoAir XLite offers the gold standard in lightweight backpacking comfort while taking up minimal pack space. The unrivaled Triangular Core Matrix offers the best warmth-to-weight ratio of any air sleeping pad construction. The construction gives the 2.5 inch (6.4 cm) thick pad superior stability for maximum camp comfort. The compact pad boasts a 4.2 R-value, allowing users to camp comfortably year-round.
Available in several sizes, including a roomy regular wide, the XLite features the high-performance WingLock valve, allowing the pad to inflate three times faster thanks to a larger opening and one-way inflation. Like all Therm-a-Rest pads, the NeoAir XLite is made in the USA to ensure quality and minimize environmental impact. The pad includes a breath-saving pump sack, compact stuff sack and field repair kit.
Also available in a Women's size here.
*Sleeping Pads are non-returnable if they have been removed from the packaging.
AVAILABLE TO CUSTOMERS IN THE UNITED STATES ONLY
9 oz / 230 g
Zpacks Inflatable Pillow
Pillow was lightweight and perfect height. A good option for a lightweight pillow.
– Linda M., ★★★★★
Relax after a long day of adventure with our inflatable pillow. Designed for ultralight hikers looking to save weight without compromising comfort, our pillow inflates with only a breath or two and features a comfortable crescent shape perfect for back and side sleepers alike.
*This Item is Non-Returnable if Removed from Packaging*
2 oz / 40 g
Zpacks Minimalist Trekking Pole
When weight is at a premium, our Minimalist Trekking Poles allow you to navigate the most rugged of terrain without sacrificing performance or function. These stripped-down, foam handle, trekking poles are made from ultralight, ultra-strong carbon fiber, and feature a sturdy twist locking mechanism.
In addition to being one of the lightest trekking poles available, our Minimalist Trekking Poles were specifically designed to be used in the set up all of our Plex tents; excluding the Altaplex.
6 oz / 144 g
Carbon Fiber Trekking Pole
These things are sweet. Light as a feather, and stiff as a board. I love the additional grip down low under the handles. Adds way more versatility on steeper grades.
– Jesse B., ★★★★★
Don’t tackle peaks and valleys alone, always take a friend, and in this case take two! Our trekking poles are made from ultralight, ultra-strong carbon fiber, with sturdy clasp locking mechanisms. They have a foam or cork handle for a comfortable sweat free grip.
In addition to being fantastic trekking poles, they can also be used to set up all of our Plex tents excluding the Altaplex.
8 oz / 205 g
Zpacks Lotus UL Umbrella
It was great at blocking the sun and flexible in the wind. I used it for hours in a rain storm yesterday and it was so light I barely noticed I was holding it that long. I plan to bring this umbrella everywhere.
– Julie C., ★★★★★
Take cover from brutal sun and intense downpours with our Lotus Ultralight Umbrella. We worked hard to develop the world's lightest backpacking umbrella. Weighing in at just 6.8 ounces it is perfect for beating the heat or helping you stay dry in a storm while still being durable enough to stand up to the abuse of a thru-hike. This umbrella will have your back rain or shine!
7 oz / 192 g
Zpacks Ultralight Trowel
1 oz / 23 g
What an incredibly handy little thing! I’m one of those folks that hate hydration reservoirs inside my pack. I needed a handy way to attach a bottle to my pack’s shoulder strap and this is it. It holds bottles securely and allows easy access. Genius!
– John S., ★★★★★
Tired of bending over backwards to reach your water bottles? Our Aquaclip Kit allows you to to clip a water bottle to your backpack’s shoulder straps or belt so you have it easily accessible up front. It will fit any small water bottle with a standard size neck. The bottle can be popped in and out easily on the go. We find that it carries the weight of a 500 ml (16.9 fl oz) bottle well.
This clip is not designed to carry heavier water bottles. If you're looking to carry a larger bottle, like the 1L SmartWater bottle, we recommend our Water Bottle Sleeve instead.
The Zpacks kit includes one AquaClip, two One-Wrap® Velcro bands for securing it to the daisy chain on your shoulder straps, and a rubber end cap so that the clip cannot slide out of the velcro.
Check out more of our Backpack Add-Ons.
1 oz / 12 g
Victorinox Classic Knife
The Victorinox Classic Swiss Army Knife is the perfect backpacking multi-tool at a minimal weight. It has a blade, functional scissors, a handy mini screwdriver, and nail file. A toothpick and tweezers are inserted in the sides.
This knife is either cobalt blue or red with the Zpacks crest on one side, and the Victorinox logo on the other side.
Looking for an even lighter knife with just a blade? Check out our Titanium Micro-Blade Knife.
1 oz / 22 g
Sewing Repair Kit
Great item to add to your repair/ditty bag/possibles kit. In a pinch the needle can be converted to a fishing hook. It could also be used for an emergency suture if you don’t have butterfly bandages or superglue to seal a laceration.
– David G., ★★★★★
Be prepared for any mishap and keep your gear in good shape until the end of your thru-hike with this handy sewing repair kit. This kit is perfect for repairing your backpack, clothing, or any other gear items that need a touch up while on trail.
Make sure to order some repair tape for the ultimate field repair kit set up.
1 oz / 10 g
Silva Pocket Compass Thermometer
A small curvy compass with thermometer and cardinal directions. With its small size and precise needle, this is the perfect compass to to bring along your hike.
Not for advanced navigation, but a great aid if you need to find the right direction or a backup for a more advanced compass. It fits right in your pocket or clip it to your backpack's shoulder strap with the included carabiner. The convenient thermometer will keep you aware of your changing environment. Keep this compass with you at all times and stay safe!
1 oz / 11 g
Ultralight Travel Toothbrush
Reasonably light. Tooth paste tube easily refills off a bigger tube with a little thought and allows me to brush my teeth twice a day for a week.”
– Brian J., ★★★★★
Make sure you have fresh clean teeth to lift your spirits without weighing down your pack. This ultralight, compact toothbrush includes an extension handle, a mini toothpaste tube, and a handy carrying case all for less than an ounce! If that is still too heavy carry only the parts you need.
The included toothpaste tube holds enough for a week or more if used sparingly. When it runs out, pinch the air out, butt it up tight against a normal toothpaste tube, and squeeze more in to re-fill it.
These are not returnable once the packaging is opened, unless there is a defect.
1 oz / 20 g
Titanium Long Handle Spoon
When every ounce counts the Titanium Long Handle Spoon is the only utensil you’ll ever need. This ultralight long handle spoon reaches deep to the bottom of trail food pouches and is strong enough to cook anything you can come up with.
1 oz / 16 g